Mel Lewis

Real Name:
Melvin Sokoloff
Profile:
American Jazz drummer and bandleader, born 10 May 1929 in Buffalo, New York, USA and died 2 February 1990 in New York, New York, USA.
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In Groups:
Al Cohn-Richie Kamuca Sextet, Al Porcino Big Band, Bill Holman / Mel Lewis Quintet, Bill Holman's Great Big Band, Bill Perkins Octet, Bob Brookmeyer And His Orchestra, Bob Cooper Nonet, Bobby Troup And His Stars Of Jazz, Bud Shank And Bill Perkins Quintet, Charlie Mariano Quartet, Clark Terry's Septet, Dave Pell Octet, Dizzy Gillespie Big Band, Dizzy Gillespie Quintet, Don Fagerquist Octet, Eric Dolphy Quartet, Friedrich Gulda Und Sein Eurojazz-Orchester, Gerald Wilson Orchestra, Gerry Mulligan & The Concert Jazz Band, Gugge Hedrenius Big Blues Band, Herbie Mann's Californians, Jack Sheldon And His Exciting All-Star Big-Band, Jerry Gray And His Orchestra, Jimmy Knepper Quintet, Jimmy Rowles Septet, Joanne Grauer Trio, Joe Lovano Quartet, John Colianni Trio, Loren Schoenberg And His Jazz Orchestra, Marty Paich Big Band, Marty Paich Quintet, Marty Paich Trio, Med Flory Orchestra, Mel Lewis Quintet, Mel Lewis Sextet, Pepper Adams Quartet, Pepper Adams Quintet, Phil Bodner & Company, Ray Anthony & His Orchestra, Russ Freeman Quartet, Sal Salvador Sextet, Shorty Rogers And His Giants, Shorty Rogers And His Orchestra, Shorty Rogers Big Band, Sonny Stitt Quartet, Stan Kenton And His Orchestra, Terry Gibbs And His Orchestra, Terry Gibbs Big Band, Terry Gibbs Dream Band, Thad Jones / Mel Lewis Orchestra, Thad Jones / Pepper Adams Quintet, Thad Jones & Mel Lewis, The American Jazz Orchestra, The Benny Carter Quartet, The Bob Keene Quintet, The Buddy Bregman Band, The Calvin Jackson Quartet, The Claude Williamson Trio, The Five (5), The Frank Rosolino Sextet, The Gary McFarland Sextet, The Gellers, The Georgie Auld Quintet, The Gerald Wilson Big Band, The Howard Alden Trio, The Jimmy Rowles Sextet, The Kentonians, The Lennie Niehaus Octet, The Marty Paich Dek-Tette, The Mel Lewis Jazz Orchestra, The Mel Lewis Orchestra, The Mel Lewis Septet, The Pete Malinverni Trio, The Thad Jones Mel Lewis Quartet, The Zoot Sims-Russ Freeman Quintet, Woody Herman And His Orchestra, Woody Herman And The Swingin' Herd, Woody Herman's Big New Herd
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Albums

ST 1007 Larry Bunker, Terry Gibbs, Vic Feldman*, Lou Levy, Max Bennett, Mel Lewis Larry Bunker, Terry Gibbs, Vic Feldman*, Lou Levy, Max Bennett, Mel Lewis - Espirit de Jazz(LP) Interlude (2) ST 1007 US 1959 Sell This Version
SJ 426 Mel Lewis - At The Renaissance album art Witherspoon*, Mulligan*, Webster* With Mel Lewis, Leroy Vinnegar, Jimmy Rowles Witherspoon*, Mulligan*, Webster* With Mel Lewis, Leroy Vinnegar, Jimmy Rowles - At The Renaissance (Album) HiFi Jazz SJ 426 US 1960 Sell This Version
LAE 12227 Mel Lewis - More Drums On Fire! album art Sonny Payne, Mel Lewis, Benny Barth, Armando Peraza, Ray Mosca With Freddie Gambrell, The Mastersounds, Zoot Sims, Russ Freeman Sonny Payne, Mel Lewis, Benny Barth, Armando Peraza, Ray Mosca With Freddie Gambrell, The Mastersounds, Zoot Sims, Russ Freeman - More Drums On Fire! World Pacific Records LAE 12227 UK 1960 Sell This Version
CP 433 Mel Lewis - Jazz Mission To Moscow (Featuring Top Jazz Artists On Their Return From Tour Of Soviet Union 1962) album art Zoot Sims, Phil Woods, Bill Crow, Mel Lewis, Willie Dennis Zoot Sims, Phil Woods, Bill Crow, Mel Lewis, Willie Dennis - Jazz Mission To Moscow (Featuring Top Jazz Artists On Their Return From Tour Of Soviet Union 1962) (Album) Colpix Records CP 433 US 1962 Sell This Version
WWS 8519 Mel Lewis - The Cats Go Wild! album art Sol Gubin, Don Lamond, Mel Lewis, Charlie Persip & Teddy Sommers* Sol Gubin, Don Lamond, Mel Lewis, Charlie Persip & Teddy Sommers* - The Cats Go Wild! (Album) United Artists Records WWS 8519 US 1962 Sell This Version
CP 433 Zoot Sims, Phil Woods, Bill Crow, Willie Dennis, Mel Lewis Zoot Sims, Phil Woods, Bill Crow, Willie Dennis, Mel Lewis - Jazz Mission To Moscow (Featuring Top Jazz Artists On Their Return From Tour Of Soviet Union 1962)(LP, Album) Colpix Records CP 433 Canada 1962 Sell This Version
HR-120-EV Mel Lewis - 1959 Monterey Jazz Festival album art Jimmy Witherspoon, Coleman Hawkins, Earl "Fartha" Hines*, Mel Lewis, Woody Herman, Roy Eldridge, Ben Webster Jimmy Witherspoon, Coleman Hawkins, Earl "Fartha" Hines*, Mel Lewis, Woody Herman, Roy Eldridge, Ben Webster - 1959 Monterey Jazz Festival (Album) Jazz Historical Recordings HR-120-EV Japan 1972 Sell This Version
FLC 5001 Mel Lewis - Greetings And Salutations album art Thad Jones, Swedish Radio Jazz Group* Featuring Mel Lewis And Jon Faddis Thad Jones, Swedish Radio Jazz Group* Featuring Mel Lewis And Jon Faddis - Greetings And Salutations (Album) Four Leaf Clover Records FLC 5001 Sweden 1975 Sell This Version
SF 8424 Mel Lewis - Strike Up The Band album art Bobby Hackett, Zoot Sims, Bucky Pizzarelli, Richard Davis (2), Mel Lewis & Hank Jones Bobby Hackett, Zoot Sims, Bucky Pizzarelli, Richard Davis (2), Mel Lewis & Hank Jones - Strike Up The Band Flying Dutchman SF 8424 UK 1975 Sell This Version
BLP 30183 Mel Lewis - Stephane Grappelli Meets The Rhythm Section album art Stephane Grappelli*, Roland Hanna · Jiri Mraz* · Mel Lewis Stephane Grappelli*, Roland Hanna · Jiri Mraz* · Mel Lewis - Stephane Grappelli Meets The Rhythm Section (Album) Black Lion Records BLP 30183 UK 1975 Sell This Version
90 068, 90.068 Mel Lewis - Rhoda Scott In New York album art Rhoda Scott Orchestra Under The Direction Of Thad Jones Special Guest Mel Lewis Rhoda Scott Orchestra Under The Direction Of Thad Jones Special Guest Mel Lewis - Rhoda Scott In New York (Album) Barclay, Barclay 90 068, 90.068 France 1976 Sell This Version
AMLJ 716 Mel Lewis - Mel Lewis And Friends album art Mel Lewis Mel Lewis And Friends (Album) Horizon (3), Horizon (3), A&M Records AMLJ 716 Netherlands 1977 Sell This Version
DG-10044 Mel Lewis - Naturally album art Mel Lewis And The Jazz Orchestra Mel Lewis And The Jazz Orchestra - Naturally (Album) Telarc DG-10044 US 1979 Sell This Version
R7806 Mel Lewis - Blues In All Keys - For All Instruments - Volume 1  album art Harold Danko, Rufus Reid, Mel Lewis Harold Danko, Rufus Reid, Mel Lewis - Blues In All Keys - For All Instruments - Volume 1 (LP) Studio Publications Recordings R7806 US 1979 Sell This Version
25PJ-29 Mel Lewis - Bob Brookmeyer - Composer & Arranger album art Mel Lewis And The Jazz Orchestra Mel Lewis And The Jazz Orchestra - Bob Brookmeyer - Composer & Arranger (Album) Gryphon 25PJ-29 Japan 1980 Sell This Version
0068 273, MPS 15571 Mel Lewis - Live In Montreux album art Mel Lewis And The Jazz Orchestra Mel Lewis And The Jazz Orchestra - Live In Montreux (Album) MPS Records, MPS Records 0068 273, MPS 15571 Germany 1981 Sell This Version
Panda 4 Mel Lewis - The Third Stone album art Jiggs Whigham, Bill Holman, Mel Lewis, WDR Big Band And Strings Jiggs Whigham, Bill Holman, Mel Lewis, WDR Big Band And Strings - The Third Stone (Album) Koala Records Panda 4 Germany 1982 Sell This Version
FW 37987 Mel Lewis - Make Me Smile & Other New Works By Bob Brookmeyer album art Mel Lewis & The Jazz Orchestra Mel Lewis & The Jazz Orchestra - Make Me Smile & Other New Works By Bob Brookmeyer (Album) Finesse Records (3) FW 37987 US 1982 Sell This Version
Criss 1002 Mel Lewis - Star Highs album art Warne Marsh With Hank Jones, George Mraz And Mel Lewis Warne Marsh With Hank Jones, George Mraz And Mel Lewis - Star Highs (Album) Criss Cross Jazz Criss 1002 Netherlands 1982 Sell This Version
ST-266 Mel Lewis - In A Sentimental Mood album art Bob Stewart (3), Hank Jones, Michael Moore (2), Mel Lewis Bob Stewart (3), Hank Jones, Michael Moore (2), Mel Lewis - In A Sentimental Mood(LP) Stash Records ST-266 US 1986 Sell This Version
575/00154 J, Jeton 00154 Mel Lewis - Keep Hot album art Joe Haider Jazz Orchestra Starring Mel Lewis Joe Haider Jazz Orchestra Starring Mel Lewis - Keep Hot (Album) Jeton, Jeton 575/00154 J, Jeton 00154 Germany 1987 Sell This Version
002 Mel Lewis - Live In Vienna album art Roman Schwaller Jazzquartet feat. Mel Lewis, Roberto Di Gioia, Thomas Stabenow Roman Schwaller Jazzquartet feat. Mel Lewis, Roberto Di Gioia, Thomas Stabenow - Live In Vienna(LP, Album) Bassic Sound 002 Germany 1987 Sell This Version
BRLP 006 Mel Lewis - Jazz Delivery album art Hacke Björksten / Mel Lewis / Ulf Johansson* Hacke Björksten / Mel Lewis / Ulf Johansson* - Jazz Delivery(LP, Album) Beaver Records (4) BRLP 006 Sweden 1987 Sell This Version
SB-2037 Mel Lewis - Don't Be Shy album art The Pete Malinverni Trio With Mel Lewis, Dennis Irwin The Pete Malinverni Trio With Mel Lewis, Dennis Irwin - Don't Be Shy (Album) Sea Breeze Jazz SB-2037 US 1988 Sell This Version
ARCD-002 Mel Lewis - Kenton '56 In Concert album art Stan Kenton Featuring Pepper Adams, Mel Lewis, Lennie Niehaus, Richie Kamuca, Bill Perkins Stan Kenton Featuring Pepper Adams, Mel Lewis, Lennie Niehaus, Richie Kamuca, Bill Perkins - Kenton '56 In Concert(CD, Album) Artistry (2) ARCD-002 US 1990 Sell This Version