Mel Lewis

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.
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, 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, Gerry Mulligan & The Concert Jazz Band, 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 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 Howard Alden Trio, The Jimmy Rowles Sextet, The Lennie Niehaus Octet, The Marty Paich Dek-Tette, The Mel Lewis Jazz Orchestra, The Mel Lewis Orchestra, The Mel Lewis Septet, The Thad Jones Mel Lewis Quartet, The Zoot Sims-Russ Freeman Quintet, Woody Herman And His Orchestra, Woody Herman's Big New Herd
Variations:

Mel Lewis Discography

Albums

LDM 30 044 Les Kentonians et Martial Solal, Martial Solal, Carl Fontana, Don Rendell, Curtis Counce, Mel Lewis, Vinnie Tanno Les Kentonians et Martial Solal, Martial Solal, Carl Fontana, Don Rendell, Curtis Counce, Mel Lewis, Vinnie Tanno - Les Kentonians +Escale a Paris(LP, Mono) Swing LDM 30 044 France 1956 Sell This Version
LAE 12227 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(LP) World Pacific LAE 12227 UK 1959 Sell This Version
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 US 1960 Sell This Version
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 US 1962 Sell This Version
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) (Album) Colpix Records US 1962 Sell This Version
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 UK 1975 Sell This Version
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 UK 1975 Sell This Version
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 Records Sweden 1975 Sell This Version
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 France 1976 Sell This Version
Mel Lewis And Friends (Album) Horizon Records & Tapes, A&M Records Netherlands 1977 Sell This Version
SP-716 Mel Lewis Mel Lewis And Friends(LP, Promo) Horizon Records & Tapes SP-716 US 1977 Sell This Version
Mel Lewis And The Jazz Orchestra Mel Lewis And The Jazz Orchestra - Naturally (Album) Telarc US 1979 Sell This Version
R7806 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
GS-5003 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) Ghent GS-5003 US 1979 Sell This Version
Mel Lewis And The Jazz Orchestra Mel Lewis And The Jazz Orchestra - Bob Brookmeyer - Composer & Arranger (Album) Gryphon US 1980 Sell This Version
Mel Lewis And The Jazz Orchestra Mel Lewis And The Jazz Orchestra - Live In Montreux (Album) MPS Records, MPS Records Germany 1981 Sell This Version
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 Germany 1982 Sell This Version
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 Netherlands 1982 Sell This Version
Mel Lewis & The Jazz Orchestra Mel Lewis & The Jazz Orchestra - Make Me Smile & Other New Works By Bob Brookmeyer (Album) Finesse Records (3) US 1982 Sell This Version
ST-266 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
Joe Haider Jazz Orchestra Starring Mel Lewis Joe Haider Jazz Orchestra Starring Mel Lewis - Keep Hot (Album) Jeton Austria 1987 Sell This Version
BRLP 006 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 The Pete Malinverni Trio With Mel Lewis, Dennis Irwin The Pete Malinverni Trio With Mel Lewis, Dennis Irwin - Don't Be Shy(LP, Album) Sea Breeze Jazz SB-2037 US 1988 Sell This Version
FSR-408 Joe Maini, Richie Kamuca, Victor Feldman, Lou Levy, Buddy Clark, Mel Lewis Joe Maini, Richie Kamuca, Victor Feldman, Lou Levy, Buddy Clark, Mel Lewis - Memorial(LP, Album) Fresh Sound Records FSR-408 Spain 1990 Sell This Version
LCD-1543-2 Mel Lewis, Dick Oatts, John Mosca, Jim McNeely, Marc Johnson (2) Mel Lewis, Dick Oatts, John Mosca, Jim McNeely, Marc Johnson (2) - Mellifuous(CD, RE) Landmark Records (3) LCD-1543-2 US 1995 Sell This Version