Seventh Avenue – Victor Lewis

Victor Lewis pays homage to urban life by creating a melody line inspired by sirens and car horns. Melody and second parts, plus a transcription of his drum grooves for this exciting composition in 7/4.

Victor Lewis

born on May 20, 1950

Drummer Victor Lewis was born in Omaha, Nebraska. Both of his parents were touring musicians. After graduating with a music major from University of Nebraska, Lewis moved to NYC in 1974, and was soon very much in demand, most notably playing in Woody Shaw's ground-breaking band. During this time he also played extensively with Carla Bley, David Sanborn and Dexter Gordon, among others. Through the '80s Lewis was a member of Stan Getz's band, which also included Kenny Barron on piano and Rufus Reid on bass. Read more...

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