Lee Donais


Oral History Information

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Job Title
Former President
Company Name
Gordon Keller Music

Lee Donais may be the only industry member who played piano (as part of the Navy Band) for three United States Presidents: Johnson, Nixon and Ford.  After his career with the Navy Band, Lee was hired by Gordon Keller to help run His string of piano stores on the east coast.  Lee moved to Florida and worked with former NAMM President Chuck Hale for eight years.  Lee’s business knowledge along with the fact that he is a musician not only led to his partnership with Gordon Keller but also success as a strong supporter within the industry, including as a member of the NAMM Board of Directors.