Critically Acclaimed Artist Performed at Event for Cutting Edge Christian Leaders

Brandon Bee at Recreate 400Franklin, Tenn. – (February 25, 2010) – Critically acclaimed recording artist, songwriter, producer and worship leader Brandon Bee recently performed to an enthusiastic crowd at the Re:create 2010 worship conference in Franklin, Tenn. In addition to Bee, other performers at the conference included Amy Grant, Jars of Clay, Big Tent Revival, Leeland and country artist Bryan White.

“Brandon Bee brought a refreshing Seattle voice and music to Nashville last week at our annual gathering for global arts leaders and pastors called Re:create,” comments Re:create’s Randy Elrod. “Brandon’s authenticity shone through as he displayed his obvious musical ability. He is a young talent that demands a listen for anyone interested in modern worship and Christian music. I highly recommend Brandon and his band to everyone.”

In addition to performing at Re:create, Bee spent the week in Nashville writing for his next project before hurrying back to Seattle for the birth of his fifth child, daughter Ella Grace Lillian Bee.

Best known as a producer and a sought-after worship leader at churches and conferences across the country, Brandon Bee is quickly gaining fans for his own unique brand of pop/rock worship music.

Bee’s Surrendered EP debuted on iTunes’ “New & Noteworthy” section and landed in the Top 20 on the iTunes Christian Albums chart. He recently unveiled his debut full-length project, This Is The Revolution, on Save the City Records. The CD has been garnering critical acclaim from media outlets such as iTunes, Christian Musician Magazine, and

“One of the more striking debut efforts in recent memory, Bee firmly establishes the artistic reputation that his previous production work only hinted at with This Is The Revolution,” says Christian Musician Magazine.

iTunes states, “Best known as a Christian music producer, Brandon Bee steps out as a singer/songwriter on 2009’s thoroughly likable This Is The Revolution…Bee is vivid and convincing.”

Bee’s behind-the-scenes credits include development work for many of the music industry’s top companies, including Geffen Records, Sony BMG Music Entertainment and Warner Music Group. He first came to the attention of the production world under the mentorship of producer Lou Carto (Randy Travis, B.B. King) and Dove Award-nominated Christian artist/producer Morgan Cryar. After moving back to the Northwest from Nashville, Bee began producing bands in Seattle’s growing Christian music scene and traveling throughout the U.S. and Canada to produce artists including Amber Pacific, Jaime Jamgochian, Benjiman, Juno Award nominee/Island Award winner Matthew James and Grammy Award nominee/Dove Award winner Stacie Orrico.

Brandon Bee’s This Is The Revolution is available on Save the City Records, a division of Rain On Me Productions, LLC, and is distributed through Bema Direct. Bee’s Surrendered EP is available on iTunes, Amazon MP3, Rhapsody and other online retailers.

For more information on Brandon Bee, This Is The Revolution and Surrendered, visit or

Re:create is a think-tank of Christian arts leaders and pastors from contemporary churches around the world, providing a time of encouragement, refreshment and diffusion of ideas. Meet and greet mixers with artists and industry leaders are an integral part of the conference. For more information on Re:create, visit

Pictured: Brandon Bee performing at Re:create 2010 (photo by Laurel Obee)


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