Lewis Kahn received the name Voirabh from his spiritual master, Sri Chinmoy, in the 1970s. He continued to perform and record under this name until his death in 2019.
Voirabh Lewis Kahn worked as a trombonist and violinist based in New York beginning in the late 1960s. He studied at the Eastman and Juilliard Schools of Music and was a member of Tito Puente’s last ensemble. He was also a member of the Fania All-Stars and was knows as “El 2do Judío Maravilloso” and “El Otro Judío Maravilloso” for his outstanding musicianship and by way of comparision to Salsa Legend Larry Harlow.
This low-key, affable trombonist-violinist has played with some of the most recognized names in Salsa and Latin music, including Larry Harlow, Tito Puente, Eddie Palmieri, and Willie Colón among several others.
An important part of his life was the performance of music by Sri Chinmoy in various groups from the mid-1970s until his passing.