Lewis Nash

Lewis Nash

Lewis Nash
Lewis Nash – Promotional photo for 2014
Background information
Born (1958-12-30) December 30, 1958
Phoenix, Arizona United States
Genres Jazz, be-bop, post-bop
Occupation(s) Musician, bandleader
Instruments Drums
Years active Since 1982
Associated acts The Blue Note 7, John Lee
Website Official Website for Lewis Nash

Lewis Nash (born December 30, 1958)[1] is an American jazz drummer. According to Modern Drummer magazine, Nash has one of the longest discographies in jazz. and has played on over 400 records by musicians, earning him the honor of being named Jazz's Most Valuable Player by the magazine in its May 2009 issue.[2]

Nash is noted for his adaptability to a vast array of

  1. ^ a b Castiglion, Bernhard (1997–2011). : Lewis Nash"Drummerworld". Feature article for Lewis Nash. Drummerworld.com. Retrieved July 23, 2011. 
  2. ^ Micallef, Ken (May 2009 Issue). "Modern Drummer magazine". Lewis Nash: Jazz's Most Valuable Player. Modern Drummer Magazine 2011. Retrieved July 23, 2011. 
  3. ^ allmusic ((( Classical Jazz Quartet > Discography > Main Albums )))


  • Roots (Astor Place, 1997)

With Cedar Walton

With McCoy Tyner

With Clark Terry

With Don Pullen

With David "Fathead" Newman

With Joe Lovano

With Eddie Henderson

With Jimmy Heath

With Dizzy Gillespie

  • Fortuna (2008)

With Roni Ben-Hur

  • Tchaikovsky's Nutcracker (2001, Vertical Jazz) (deleted)
  • The Classical Jazz Quartet Plays Bach (Vertical Jazz, 2002)
  • The Classical Jazz Quartet Play Rachmaninov (May 16, 2006, Kind of Blue)
  • The Classical Jazz Quartet Play Tchaikovsky (September 19, 2006)
  • Christmas (2006)[3]

With Classical Jazz Quartet

With The Blue Note 7

With Toshiko Akiyoshi

As sideman

  • Rhythm is My Business (1989)
  • It Don't Mean A Thing (2003 Japanese import)
  • Stompin' At The Savoy (2005 Japanese import)
  • The Highest Mountain (2012)

As leader



  • Discography 1
    • As leader 1.1
    • As sideman 1.2
  • References 2

. Blue Note Records formed that year in honor of the 70th anniversary of septet, a The Blue Note 7 (2012). In 2008, Nash became part of The Highest Mountain (2008 Japanese Import), and Lewis Nash and the Bebop All-Stars featuring Frank Wess (2005 Japanese import), Stompin' At The Savoy (2003 Japanese import) and It Don't Mean A Thing (1989), Rhythm is My Business Nash has made 5 recordings as bandleader: [1]