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George Lewis

cl, US
Jazz

American jazz clarinetist and bandleader. Worked with Black Eagle Band, Buddy Petit, Eureka Brass Band, Chris Kelly, Kid Ory, Olympia Orchestra, Bunk Johnson (and many others) and with his own bands. Born: July 13, 1900 in New Orleans, Louisiana. Died: December 31, 1968 in New Orleans, Louisiana.

     
Instruments
  • Clarinet
  • Trumpet
  • Trombone
Genres
  • Jazz
  • Blues
  • Folk
Popular Tracks   
Down by the Riverside on Jazz At Preservation Hall: The George Lewis Band Of New Orleans by George Lewis
Burgundy Street Blues on Jazz At Preservation Hall: The George Lewis Band Of New Orleans by George Lewis
Salty Dog on Jazz At Preservation Hall: The George Lewis Band Of New Orleans by George Lewis
Careless Love on Jazz At Preservation Hall: The George Lewis Band Of New Orleans by George Lewis
Winnin' Boy Blues on Jazz At Preservation Hall: The George Lewis Band Of New Orleans by George Lewis
St. Louis Blues on Jazz At Preservation Hall: The George Lewis Band Of New Orleans by George Lewis
Indian Sagua on Jazz At Preservation Hall: The George Lewis Band Of New Orleans by George Lewis
In the Sweet by and By on Jazz At Preservation Hall: The George Lewis Band Of New Orleans by George Lewis
Salutation March on Jazz At Preservation Hall: The George Lewis Band Of New Orleans by George Lewis
Listen to the Mockingbird on Jazz At Preservation Hall: The George Lewis Band Of New Orleans by George Lewis

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Band Members
Discography



Title Artist Year Type
Keeper Of The Flame [8cd box set]George Lewis2013Album
Down By The RiversideGeorge Lewis2012Single
1st BassmanPaul Chambers / George Lewis2009Single
Burgundy Street BluesGeorge Lewis2008Album
"Jam Session" The Only Complete RecordingsGeorge Lewis2004Compil.
Ice CreamGeorge Lewis2004Album
Hello Central... Give Me Doctor JazzGeorge Lewis2001Compil.
George Lewis And The Easy Riders Jazz BandGeorge Lewis And The Easy Riders Jazz Band2001Album
Doctor JazzGeorge Lewis1999Album
Jazz At Preservation Hall / Pure BluesGeorge Lewis / Jimmy Yancey1999Compil.
Doctor JazzGeorge Lewis1999Compil.
At The Club Hangover, San Francisco, 1953 Vol. 1George Lewis With Kid Howard And Jim Robinson1997Album
In ConcertGeorge Lewis1996Album
In ConcertGeorge Lewis1996Single
In Concert Manchester Free Trade HallGeorge Lewis1996Album
American Music By George LewisGeorge Lewis1995Album
A Portrait Of George LewisGeorge Lewis, De De Pierce, Jim Robinson, Don Ewell1995Compil.
Archive Of Jazz Volume 34 - George LewisGeorge Lewis1995Compil.
The Famous Manchester Free Trade Hall Concert - Rehearsal And Opening HalfGeorge Lewis With Ken Colyer's Jazzmen1995Album
George Lewis In Japan (Volume Two)George Lewis1994Album
The Beverly Caverns SessionsGeorge Lewis1994Album
The Famous Manchester Free Trade Hall Concert - 2nd HalfGeorge Lewis With Ken Colyer's Jazzmen1994Album
George Lewis In Japan (Volume One)George Lewis1994Album
In Stockholm 1959George Lewis1992Album
The Circle RecordingsGeorge Lewis, Henry "Red" Allen1992Album
Trios & BandsGeorge Lewis1991Album
George Lewis And The Easy Riders Jazz BandGeorge Lewis And The Easy Riders Jazz Band1991Album
George Lewis Ragtime Jazz BandGeorge Lewis1991Album
George Lewis With Papa Bue's Viking JazzbandGeorge Lewis, Papa Bue's Viking Jazz Band1991Compil.
George Lewis With Kid ShotsGeorge Lewis With Kid Shots Madison1990Compil.
The New Orleans Jazz of George LewisGeorge Lewis1990Album
The Complete Blue Note Recordings Of George LewisGeorge Lewis1990Compil.
When The Sun Goes Down / Ken Colyer's Jazzmen & George Lewis In Dusseldorf 1959Ken Colyer's Jazzmen & George Lewis1989Album
ReunionGeorge Lewis With Don Ewell1988Album
At Herbert Otto's Party - 1949George Lewis1987Album
1957 - A Very Good YearKen Colyer's Jazzmen & George Lewis1987Album
In New OrleansGeorge Lewis1986Album
One Night with George Lewis Vol 2George Lewis1982Album
In JapanGeorge Lewis1982Album
At Club Hangover Vol. 2George Lewis1980Album
George Lewis in TokyoGeorge Lewis1980Album
Vol. 4 "Pied Piper"George Lewis1980Album
George LewisGeorge Lewis1978Single
Kids Shots's New Orleans Band/Jim Robinson's New Orleans Band/George Lewis TrioGeorge Lewis1978Album
George LewisGeorge Lewis1978Single
George Lewis And Papa Bue's Viking JazzbandPapa Bue's Viking Jazz Band, George Lewis1975Album
PortraitGeorge Lewis1974Album
Jazz History Vol. 18George Lewis1974Compil.
George Lewis & Kid ShotsGeorge Lewis & Kid Shots Madison1973Compil.
Sheik Of ArabyGeorge Lewis, Kid Shots New Orleans Band1973Single
At HomeGeorge Lewis1973Compil.
New Orleans JazzmenKid Ory, George Lewis, Oscar "Papa" Celestin1973Compil.
The Easy Riders Jazz BandGeorge Lewis1970Album
Archive Of Jazz Volume 17 - Kings Of Classics Jazz: Georges Lewis - Kid OryGeorge Lewis, Kid Ory1969Compil.
George Lewis Double Deluxe - George Lewis And His New Orleans All Stars In TokyoGeorge Lewis1969Album
George Lewis & Louis NelsonGeorge Lewis And Louis Nelson1967Album
New Orleans MemoriesBunk Johnson / Kid Ory / George Lewis1967Compil.
Jazz From New OrleansGeorge Lewis, Paul Barbarin1967Compil.
New Orleans Jazz MenKid Ory / George Lewis / Oscar "Papa" Celestin1966Compil.
Corrine CorrinaPunch Miller's Bunch & George Lewis1965Single
Plays HymnsGeorge Lewis1965Album
In ConcertGeorge Lewis And The Easy Riders Jazz Band1965Album
George Lewis In Tokyo 1964 Vol. 1George Lewis, The New Orleans All-Stars1964Album
George Lewis At The San Jacinto HallGeorge Lewis1964Album
Jazz At Preservation Hall IIIPaul Barbarin And His Jazz Band / Punch Miller's Bunch & George Lewis1963Album
Ragtime StompersKid Thomas Valentine - George Lewis1962Album
Endless The Trek Endless The SearchGeorge Lewis1962Album
Das Alte SpinnradGeorge Lewis With Papa Bue's Viking Jazz Band1960Single
In Hi-FiGeorge Lewis1959Single
George Lewis And Papa Bue's Viking JazzbandGeorge Lewis And Papa Bue's Viking Jazz Band1959Single
The Perennial George Lewis Vol. 2George Lewis1959Single
George And The VikingsGeorge Lewis With Papa Bue's Viking Jazz Band1959Album
The Perennial George Lewis Vol. 1George Lewis1959Single
George Lewis Of New OrleansGeorge Lewis With The Original Zenith Brass Band1958Single
George Lewis Of New OrleansGeorge Lewis With Eclipse Alley Five And The Original Zenith Brass Band1958Compil.
The Perennial George LewisGeorge Lewis1958Album
At NewportGeorge Lewis & Turk Murphy1957Album
George Lewis In Hi-FiGeorge Lewis1957Single
In Hi-FiGeorge Lewis1956Album
George Lewis (Volume 2)George Lewis1956Album
Jazz In The Classic New Orleans TraditionGeorge Lewis1956Album
New Orleans Jazz ConcertGeorge Lewis1955Single
New Orleans Jazz Band And QuartetGeorge Lewis1954Album
New Orleans Ragtime Band Volume ThreeGeorge Lewis1953Album
New Orleans Ragtime Band Volume EightGeorge Lewis1953Single
A Musical Tour Of New OrleansGeorge Lewis1953Album
New Orleans Ragtime Band Volume TwoGeorge Lewis1953Album
New Orleans Ragtime Band Volume FourGeorge Lewis1953Album
Sounds Of New OrleansGeorge Lewis1953Single
American Music By George LewisGeorge Lewis1951Album
Jam SessionsGeorge Lewis1950Album
George Lewis Jam Session, Volume OneGeorge Lewis1950Single
George Lewis' New Orleans Ragtime Band Vol IIGeorge LewisSingle
George Lewis' New Orleans Ragtime Band Vol IVGeorge LewisSingle
Don't Give Up The ShipGeorge LewisSingle
In JapanGeorge LewisAlbum
At Manny's Tavern 1949George LewisAlbum
New Orleans Ragtime Band Volume TwoGeorge LewisSingle
Burgundy Street Blues / A Closer Walk With TheeGeorge LewisAlbum
Jazz CrusadeGeorge Lewis, Jim RobinsonCompil.
Listen To Me Mocking BirdPapa Bue's Viking Jazz Band With George LewisSingle
George Lewis 1943-45George LewisCompil.
George Lewis And His Jazz Men Vol. 2George LewisSingle
For dancers onlyGeorge LewisAlbum
West End BluesGeorge LewisSingle
George Lewis With The Mustache StompersGeorge Lewis With The Mustache StompersAlbum
George Lewis In ConcertGeorge LewisAlbum
At Club Hangover Vol. 1George LewisAlbum
George Lewis - Kid OryGeorge Lewis, Kid OryAlbum
American Music By George Lewis With Kid ShotsGeorge Lewis With Kid Shots MadisonAlbum
DinahGeorge LewisSingle
At Congo SquareGeorge LewisAlbum
George Lewis 1943-1945George LewisCompil.
On Stage - Concert Vol. 2George LewisAlbum
Ace In The HoleGeorge LewisSingle
In Europe Vol. 1. "Pied Piper"George LewisAlbum
In Europe Vol. 2. "Pied Piper"George LewisAlbum
In Europe Vol. 3. "Pied Piper"George LewisAlbum
At Club Hangover Vol.3George LewisAlbum
George Lewis New Orleans Ragtime Band Volume OneGeorge LewisAlbum
1944Bunk Johnson And His New Orleans Band With George LewisAlbum
Ragtime StompersKid Thomas Valentine, George LewisAlbum
Burgundy St. Blues / Ice CreamGeorge Lewis, Lawrence Marrero, Alcide Pavageau / Jim Robinson's BandAlbum
Weary BluesGeorge LewisSingle
A New Orleans Jazz PartyGeorge Lewis, Punch Miller, Eddie Miller, Jim Robinson, Alphonse Picou, Paul BarbarinAlbum
George Lewis In Japan Volume OneGeorge LewisAlbum
Lewis-Ewell Big 4George Lewis, Don EwellAlbum
Yaaka Hula Hickey DulaGeorge LewisSingle
At NewportGeorge LewisSingle
Ice Cream / A Closer Walk With TheeGeorge LewisSingle
UntitledGeorge Lewis QuartetAlbum
George Lewis In JapanGeorge Lewis, The Original Osaka BandAlbum
At NewportGeorge LewisSingle
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