Don Lewis Quartet
A gifted and seasoned trumpet master , who has lived and played in the Mil. area for over 25 years. Don is backed up by one of the best rythm section in the midwest which only enhances his increadible style. This quartet has played all local venues and festivals as well as many in the midwest. Don Lewis has traveled internationaly and nationaly backing up some of our finest entertainers during his career. Stright ahead jazz is the masters pleasure, however he is brillent with smooth jazz, Latin rythms, swing and the blues. A rich music history cultivated by his roots, as well as classical training on the university level have contributed to the flavor of Don's colorfull style. This has inspired this extremely talented trumpet player to write and produce 3 amazing CD's which are main stays in the elitiest jazz collections. Northwest of Chicago, The Colour of Time and The Other Side of Town can be found at many area music stores or @ onmilwaukee.com classified ads. Don is also a long time mps music educator and founded the Young Urban Jazz Foundation.
Names of band members:
Scott Napoli on drums / Kenny Kosut on piano / Billy Johnson / up right base Don Lewis trumpet
Miles Davis and Lee Morgan but stright ahead jazz Don Lewis Style. Don was classicaly trained and has had experience with R&B and several other genres that show his diverse style and talents. While Lewis has influences he keeps the experience with jazz alive with his own creations and style as it proves to be his salvation.
Don Lewis also Directs the Young Urban Jazz Foundation in Milwaukee. Youngurbanjazz@hotmail.com
Northwest of Chicago
The Colour of Time
On The Other Side of Town