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Ramsey Lewis

Composer and pianist Ramsey Lewis has been referred to as “the great performer”, a title reflecting his performance style and musical selections which display his early gospel playing and classical training along with his love of jazz and other musical forms. A native Chicagoan (born May 27, 1935), Mr. Lewis represents the great diversity of music for which Chicago is noted.

Ramsey Lewis first captivated fans with his first album “Ramsey Lewis And The Gentlemen of Swing” by the Ramsey Lewis Trio. By 1965, he was one of the nation’s most successful jazz pianists, topping the charts with The In Crowd, Hang On Sloopy and Wade In The Water. He has three Grammy Awards and seven gold records to his credit. Often called legendary, Ramsey concedes “It’s a high honor when someone says so, but I don’t see myself that way. What keeps me enthusiastic and energizes me, is the realization that the more I learn, the more I find there is to know.”

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Routes & Three Piece...
Columbia
2013
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Love Notes
Columbia
2011
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Salongo
Columbia
2011
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Tequila Mockingbird
Columbia
2011
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Plays The Beatles...
Columbia
2010
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Songs From The Heart: Ramsey Plays Ramsey
Songs From The Heart:...
Concord Music Group
2009
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