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John Lewis

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John Lewis

John Lewis has been played on NTS shows including Throwing Shade, with Afternoon In Paris first played on 20 June 2015.

John Aaron Lewis (May 3, 1920 – March 29, 2001) was an American jazz pianist, composer and arranger, best known as the musical director of the Modern Jazz Quartet.

John Lewis was born in La Grange, Illinois, and raised in Albuquerque, New Mexico, and began learning classical music and piano at the age of seven. His family was musical and had a family band that allowed him to play frequently and he also played in a Boy Scout music group.] Even though he learned piano by playing the classics, he was exposed…

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Rose Of The Rio Grande
The Modern Jazz Quartet, Milt Jackson, Percy Heath, John Lewis, Kenny Clarke
Prestige1953
Rose Of The Rio Grande
The Modern Jazz Quartet, Milt Jackson, Percy Heath, John Lewis, Kenny ClarkePrestige1953
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Down Two Spades
John Lewis
EmArcy2007
Down Two Spades
John LewisEmArcy2007
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Willow Weep For Me
John Lewis, Sacha Distel
Atlantic1957
Willow Weep For Me
John Lewis, Sacha DistelAtlantic1957
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Afternoon In Paris
John Lewis, Sacha Distel
Atlantic1957
Afternoon In Paris
John Lewis, Sacha DistelAtlantic1957
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