John Lewis Sacha Distel

John Lewis Sacha Distel

Top Songs

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Afternoon In Paris
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Willow Weep For Me
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Bags' Groove
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All The Things You Are
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I Cover The Waterfront

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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

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