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Vic Lewis

Vic Lewis
Born: Jul 29, 1919 in London, England
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Died: Feb 9, 2009 in London, England
Genre: Jazz
Biography: Although not a major musician himself, Vic Lewis was an important force in British jazz beginning in the 1930s, leading bands covered a wide range of styles. A rhythm guitarist (he started when he was three) and an occasional cornetist and trombonist in his early days, Lewis gained early experience leading ...Read full biography
With Love to Gerry
Released: 2001
Label: Sea Breeze
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British jazzman Vic Lewis made his first recording in London in 1937. Since then, he has built a huge discography of recordings, taking up more than 12 pages in Tom Lord's The Jazz Discography. Sprinkled ...Read full review
Shake Down the Stars: The Music of Jimmy Van Heusen
Released: 1993
Label: Candid
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Vic Lewis gathered together a remarkable all-star group of top Los Angeles-based musicians for this date and had the great Bill Holman contribute some very complex but swinging arrangements. With strong ...Read full review
More Vic Lewis albums: Main Albums (6), Compilations (17)