BIOGRAPHY

John Lewis has recorded, toured and played with many great entertainers, composers and musicians. Artists like: Melissa Manchester, Natalie Cole, Paul Williams, Willie Nelson, Placido Domingo, Paula Abdul, The Judds, Michael McDonald, Sam Kinison, MC Ren, Charo, Gloria Trevi, Marvin Hamlisch, The Temptations, 5th Dimension, The Drifters, Debbie Boone, Bill Conti, David Benoit, Dave Koz, Ronnie Foster, Gregg Karukas, Shelby Flint, Rick Braun, Peter White, Jonathan Butler, Greg Walker, Chris Botti, Steve Cole, Euge Groove, Scott Wilkie, Mindi Abair, John Stowell, Chuck Marohnic, David Lanz, ALT, Candyman, Allegro, Eric Marienthal, Grant Geissman, Jamie Glaser, Michael O'Neill, BrainBox, J.C. Mark, Mike Pinera, Michael Winslow, Brothers Figaro, Keiko Saljo, Michelle Nicastro, Gary Puckett, Rich Little, Don Rickles, Joan Rivers, Jaime Rogers, and Kids of the Century.In the past years, recorded musical productions of Rocky Honor, Grease and The Video Zone have Lewis at the drums. He also has recorded jingles and industrials for various corporations such as Cold Stone Creamery, Massage Envy, Toyota, Nissan, Bugle Boy, Northrop, Pioneer Stereos, Jafra Cosmetics, Sea-Ray Boats, Sunrider, and Muzak. in the area of film and television he has completed the music for the following: "Academy Awards Show 1997", “Eli‘s Coming", "Babyface Nelson", FOX Television shows "The Worlds Most Dangerous Stunts I Beverly Hills 90210! Melrose Place“, HBO's “Real Sex", A&E's "Bill Curtis investigative Reports", syndicated pilot “LAPD" and Disney's TV/Film "The New Adventures of Spin & Many".Lewis gigged all through his school years and also studied with some of L.A.'s finest drummers. His most influential teachers were Joel Leach (Professor of Percussion, Cal State University Northridge), Chuck Flores (Jazz Drummer) and Ralph Humphrey (Frank Zappa, Al Jarreau and Manhattan Transfer).His experience and talent keep him constantly in demand.

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Love Is Alive
The Judds
1985
Circus Of Love
J.C. Mark
1991
La Vie En Rose
Keiko Saijo
1991
Sho Feels Good
Candyman
1991
Kizz My Black Azz
MC Ren
1992
No Easy Way Out
Mark Anderson
1993
Mas Turbada Que Nunca
Gloria Trevi
1994
Oasis Of You
GSQ
1994
Guitar Passion
Charo
1994
You’ll Know It’s Me
Gregg Karukas
1995
Mary Boquitas
Mary Boquitas
1995
Cool Christmas
Zee & Zoe
1997
Sax By Candlelight
Greg Vail
1997
Mil Lunas­
Patricia Loaiza
1998
Piano After Dark
Bobby Zee
1998
Blue Touch
Gregg Karukas
1998
Standards In The Key Of Cool
Bobby Zee
1999
Suspect Behavior
The New Adventure of Spin & Marty
2000
Nightshift
Gregg Karukas
2000
Colors Of Night
Zee, Zoe, Kyle & Friends
2000
Of Two Cities
Patrick Yandall
2000
Never Too Late
Michael O’Neill
2000
Rat Pack By Request
Zee & Zoe
2002
Heatwave
Gregg Karukas
2002
Never Better
Greg Walker
2002
Finding Paradise
David Lanz
2002
I’m Going Back There Someday
Paul Williams
2005
Skylark
Gigi MacKenzie
2006
Outfits
Stowell, Lockett & Lewis
2006
Opus
Tommy Lockett
2006
Dear Santa
Jamie Glaser
2009
Hidden Gun
J.C. Mark
2009
Farewell (My Love)
J.C. Mark
2009
Where Is The Conscience Of The World?
J.C. Mark
2009
Love Is Better Than A Dream
Vittorio Maynes
2013
You Gotta Love The Life
Melissa Manchester
2015
Modern Bounce
Nick Manson
2017
Blue
Ioannis Goudelis Trio
2017
The Absense of Presence
Tommy Lockett
2017