Herbie Lewis

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This article is about the jazz artist. For the ice hockey player, see Herbie Lewis (ice hockey).

Herbie Lewis (February 17, 1941 – May 18, 2007) was an American hard bop double bassist.

He played or recorded with many prominent jazz musicians, including Cannonball Adderley, Stanley Turrentine, Bobby Hutcherson, Freddie Hubbard, Harold Land, Jackie McLean, Archie Shepp, and McCoy Tyner.

Herbie recorded his last CD Just a Lucky So and So with the Eminence Portable Upright Bass.

Herbie Lewis founded the Jazz Studies program at New College of California.

Lewis died of cancer on May 18, 2007.[1]


As Sideman[edit]

With Cannonball Adderley

With Art Farmer and Benny Golson

With Freddie Hubbard

With Bobby Hutcherson

With Harold Land

With Jackie McLean

With Sonny Red

With Sam Rivers

With Archie Shepp

With Stanley Turrentine

With McCoy Tyner

With Mal Waldron & Jackie McLean


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