Mel Lewis

~ Person


Mr Melvin Sokoloff most important contributions are recorded under the Thad Jones/Mel Lewis Orchestra.
He was a very talented drummer, with a highly distinctive cymbals play.

Annotation last modified on 2006-08-08 09:27 UTC.



Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1957 Sextet Mel Lewis 2
1959 Jive for Five Bill Holman, Mel Lewis Quintet 1
1968 The Big Band Sound of Thad Jones, Mel Lewis Thad Jones, Mel Lewis Orchestra featuring Miss Ruth Brown 2
1974 Gettin' Together Mel Lewis & Friends 1
1975 Stephane Grappelli Meets the Rhythm Section Stephane Grappelli, Roland Hanna · Jiri Mraz · Mel Lewis 1
1975 Suite for Pops Thad Jones & Mel Lewis 1
1978 Thad Jones, Mel Lewis & UMO Thad Jones, Mel Lewis & UMO 1
1982 The Third Stone Jiggs Whigham, Bill Holman, Mel Lewis, WDR Big Band and Strings 1
1987 Jazz Delivery Hacke Björksten, Mel Lewis & Ulf Johansson 1
1987 Keep Hot Joe Haider Jazz orchestra starring Mel Lewis 1
1988 Naturally Mel Lewis 1
1990 Last Recordings Mel Lewis 1
1995 Mellifuous Mel Lewis, Dick Oatts, John Mosca, Jim McNeely, Marc Johnson 1

Album + Live

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1977 Live in Munich Thad Jones & Mel Lewis 1
1997 Village Vanguard Live Sessions Chick Corea, Dizzy Gillespie, Elvin Jones, Mel Lewis, Ray Nance, Pepper Adams, Richard Davis 1

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