George Lewis (Trombonist)

George Lewis (Trombonist)

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George E. Lewis is a trombone player, composer, and scholar in the fields of jazz and experimental music. He has been a member of the Association for the Advancement of Creative Musicians since 1971, and is a pioneer of computer music. Lewis graduated from Yale University with a degree in philosophy. In the 1970s, he succeeded Rhys Chatham as the music director of The Kitchen. Since 2004, he has served as a professor at Columbia University in New York City, having previously taught at the University of California, San Diego. Lewis is married to koto player Miya Masaoka. They have a son together. In 2002 Lewis received a MacArthur Fellowship. In addition to his own recordings, he has recorded or performed with musicians including Anthony Braxton, Roscoe Mitchell, Douglas Ewart, Laurie Anderson, Muhal Richard Abrams, Count Basie, Gil Evans, Nicole Mitchell, Karl E. H. Seigfried, Fred Anderson, Conny Bauer, and Bertram Turetzky. He was also a sometime member of the ICP Orchestrashow more

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  • Paperback | 188 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 11mm | 281g
  • Chromo Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 6134936669
  • 9786134936668