Mel Lewis (American jazz drummer)

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Mr Melvin Sokoloff most important contributions are recorded under the Thad Jones/Mel Lewis Orchestra.
He was a very talented drummer, with a highly distinctive cymbals play.

Annotation last modified on 2006-08-08 09:27 UTC.



1957SextetMel Lewis2
1959Jive for FiveBill Holman, Mel Lewis Quintet1
1968The Big Band Sound of Thad Jones, Mel LewisThad Jones, Mel Lewis Orchestra featuring Miss Ruth Brown2
1974Gettin' TogetherMel Lewis & Friends1
1975Stephane Grappelli Meets the Rhythm SectionStephane Grappelli, Roland Hanna · Jiri Mraz · Mel Lewis4
1978Thad Jones, Mel Lewis & UMOThad Jones, Mel Lewis & UMO1
1982The Third StoneJiggs Whigham, Bill Holman, Mel Lewis, WDR Big Band and Strings1
1987Jazz DeliveryHacke Björksten, Mel Lewis & Ulf Johansson1
1987Keep HotJoe Haider Jazz orchestra starring Mel Lewis1
1988NaturallyMel Lewis1
1990Last RecordingsMel Lewis1
1995MellifuousMel Lewis, Dick Oatts, John Mosca, Jim McNeely, Marc Johnson1
Mel Lewis & the Jazz Orchestra Play the Compositions of Herbie Hancock Live in MontreuxMel Lewis1

Album + Live

1977Live in MunichThad Jones & Mel Lewis1
1997Village Vanguard Live SessionsChick Corea, Dizzy Gillespie, Elvin Jones, Mel Lewis, Ray Nance, Pepper Adams, Richard Davis1

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