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John Aaron Lewis (May 3, 1920 – March 29, 2001) was an American jazz pianist, composer and arranger, best known as the musical director of the Modern Jazz Quartet.

John Lewis was born in La Grange, Illinois, and raised in Albuquerque, New Mexico, and began learning classical music and piano at the age of seven. His family was musical and had a family band that allowed him to play frequently and he also played in a Boy…

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  • In my dad's house, the Modern Jazz Quartet enjoys heroic status!
  • Love the Bach interpretations!
  • The f**kn' man!!!
  • Nice
  • I have his bach's fugues/preludes album. At first I thought it was going to be in pure baroque style, but i was pleasantly surprised.

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