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Ramsey Emmanuel Lewis, Jr. (born May 27, 1935 in Chicago, Illinois) is an American jazz and pop pianist and keyboardist.

He formed the Ramsey Lewis Trio in 1956 with Eldee Young and Isaac Holt. They started as primarily a jazz unit but after their hit, "The In Crowd", in 1965 (the single reached fifth place on the pop charts, and the album second place) the trio concentrated more and more on pop material. Young and Holt left in 1966 to… read more

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  • Finally found "I Love To Please You" on iTunes! That alone made my day. Been enjoying Ramsey's music ever since he and Earth, Wind & Fire blew me away with that "Sun Goddess" masterpiece.
  • we met once in Boston. Pure Artist
  • my favourite jazz musician
  • CHICAGO'S FINEST!
  • Hear a new installment of SiriusXM’s acclaimed Artist Confidential series featuring jazz legend Ramsey Lewis in celebration of his 50-year career and new album, “Taking Another Look.” Exclusively on Real Jazz, SiriusXM channel 67, this Friday, 10/21 at 4pm ET. For more info and rebroadcast times, visit www.siriusxm.com/realjazz.
  • Cant wait to seeing him at the end of the month in London!!!!!!!
  • The Mother Nature's Son album is the guiltiest, most hyperproduced, pianothumping, glorious pleasure.
  • Wade in the water is real toe-tapping stuff.
  • Happy Birthday !!!

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