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Alan Lewine

Bassist/composer Alan Lewine, relocated to Philadelphia a few years ago, where he has recently married and reopened Owlsong Productions with his wife, Spanish soprano Ana María Ruimonte. They have already released two CDs in 2014: Ana Maria Diaz - Arded, Corazon, Arded (www.CDBaby.com/cd/AnaMariaDiaz) featuring Ana Maria singing Spanish baroque romanzas from the 17th Century, and Owlsong - Sampler (www.CDBaby.com/cd/Owlsong) with a variety of material, new, previously unreleased and rereleased.

Working with Ana María as SOPRANO MEETS CONTRABASS, Lewine has become more active since 2014. SOPRANO MEETS CONTRABASS has performed in Philadelphia, New York, Colorado, Granada, Sigüenza, Madrid and elsewhere in Spain, as well as the Netherlands, Belgium and Tel Aviv and Jerusalem in Israel. Lewine says “This project has reignited my creative interest in music, with its highly innovative combination of Sephardic, jazz, classical, Latin American and flamenco influences. I'm excited to be creating new arrangements and new approaches to my instrument!”

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”Lewine possesses a dark sound, powerful and foreboding.” - Jazz Scene

“...a composer and a scholar in many of jazz's many- splendored forms...” - Wayne Thompson, Jazz Society of Oregon

“...graceful bass work...” - Willamette Weekly

SOPRANO MEETS CONTRABASS Another great review from the Music Librarian of the Philadelphia Free Library: “I just wanted to thank all of you for the amazing concert on Sunday. This was the first pop-up where, not only did we fill up all the seats we had out there, but we even exhausted the reserves I had hidden in the wings

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Albums

Owlsong Sampler
Owlsong Sampler
Self Produced
2014
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ANA MARIA DIAZ: ARDED...
OWLSONG
2014
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OWLSONG: SAMPLER
OWLSONG
2014
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JOHNNY NEVER & THE...
MediaDog
2011
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GRACE CHUNG: LIKING...
OWLSONG
2005
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JOHN KAMMAN: Trio
OWLSONG
2003
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