Label: Cadet Records - ULS-6107-BC • Format: Vinyl LP, Album, Reissue • Country: Japan • Genre: Jazz • Style: Soul-Jazz
Ramsey Emmanuel Lewis Jr. He began taking piano lessons at the age of four. Lewis would eventually join a jazz group Takin On The Word - Racing Cars - Bring On The Night the clefs.
During the trio issued their debut album, Ramsey Lewis and his Gentle-men of Swing. All three singles each sold over one million copies, and were awarded gold discs.
In the s, Lewis often played electric piano, although by later in the decade he was sticking to acoustic and using an additional keyboardist in his groups. In addition Felicidade (Happiness) - The Ramsey Lewis Trio - The In Crowd recording and performing, Lewis hosts the weekly syndicated radio program Legends of Jazzcreated in and currently syndicated by United Stations Radio Networks.
In Decemberthis morning show became part of Broadcast Architecture's Smooth Jazz Networksimulcasting on other smooth jazz stations across the country until its cancellation in Maywhen WNUA switched over to a Spanish format. Ina well-received episode Legends of Jazz television series hosted by Lewis was broadcast on public TV nationwide and featured live performances by a variety of jazz artists including Larry GrayDr.
Early inthe Ramsey Lewis Foundation was created to help connect at-risk children to the world of music. Lewis is a member of Phi Beta Sigma fraternity. In MayLewis received an honorary doctorate from Loyola University Chicago upon delivering the keynote address at the undergraduate commencement ceremony. Lewis still lives in Chicago, the city of his musical roots.
He has seven children from his first marriage, fourteen grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren. Currently, the normal RIAA certifications for a gold album isunits. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. For the scientific term definition methodology, see Ramsey—Lewis method. Jazz jazz-funk pop. Virgin Books. Pop Chronicles. University of North Texas Libraries.
The Book of Golden Discs 2nd ed. London: Barrie and Jenkins Ltd. Retrieved Felicidade (Happiness) - The Ramsey Lewis Trio - The In Crowd Archived from the original on August 17, The New York Times. Retrieved 28 June Archived from the original on The Lincoln Academy of Illinois. Ramsey Lewis. Namespaces Article Talk.
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