Herbie Lewis

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Les McCann, Herbie Lewis & Ron Jefferson (1962)

Herbie Lewis (February 17, 1941 – May 18, 2007) was an American jazz double bassist. He played or recorded with Cannonball Adderley, Stanley Turrentine, Bobby Hutcherson, Freddie Hubbard, Harold Land, Jackie McLean, Archie Shepp, Tete Montoliu and McCoy Tyner.

Lewis founded the Jazz Studies program at New College of California. He died of cancer on May 18, 2007.


As sideman[edit]

With Cannonball Adderley

With Art Farmer and Benny Golson

Roger Dawson (drums), H. Lewis (bass), Bobby Hutcherson (vibes), Nat Brown (piano): The Jazz Monitors (1957)

With Freddie Hubbard

With Bobby Hutcherson

With Les McCann

With Jackie McLean

With McCoy Tyner

With others


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