Lee Pons was born to be a musician. His dad played a 1930s upright bass in big bands, including Duke Ellington’s and Harry Belafonte’s, and appeared in the Danny Kaye film “A Song is Born’’ in a jam that featured Louis Armstrong, Lionel Hampton, and Benny Goodman. Lee Pons reveled in the sounds of his Dad’s jam sessions with his notable musician friends; his godfather was Ray Brown, the jazz double bassist who played with Dizzy Gillespie and Oscar Peterson. Growing up in an environment rich with the sounds of music, Lee Pons began picking out songs on the family piano at an early age. In 1974