or
John Lewis

John Lewis

  • John Lewis Radio

Popular On

    Songs

    This artist doesn't have any tracks.

    About

    Biography

    The musical director of the Modern Jazz Quartet for its entire history, John Lewis found the perfect outlet for his interest in bop, blues, and Bach. Possessor of a "cool" piano style that (like Count Basie's) makes every note count, Lewis with the MJQ has long helped make jazz look respectable to the classical music community without watering down his performances. After serving in the military, Lewis was in the Dizzy Gillespie big band (1946-1948). He recorded with Charlie Pa... Read more

    Chat About John Lewis

    Feedback