Victor Lewis

Primary Instrument: Drums

Born: May 20, 1950    

Victor Lewis

Internationally acclaimed drummer and composer Victor Lewis was born on May 20, 1950 in Omaha, Nebraska. His father, Richard Lewis, who played saxophone and mother, Camille, a pianist-vocalist were both classically trained musicians who performed with many of the “territory bands” that toured the midwest in the forties. Victor grew up hearing jazz along with popular and European classical music at home, and would go to the local theater with his father to hear the big bands when they passed through Omaha. The first people he remembers seeing were Duke Ellington, Count Basie and Woody Herman....
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Primary InstrumentDrums

Locationnew york, NY

Willing to teachAdvanced students only.

Credentials/BackgroundRutgers University and private lessons

Pearl drums, Zildjian cymbals, Vic Firth sticks and mallots
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