Chris Lewis
Music Performance Jazz, Tenor Saxophone

Chris Lewis, tenor saxophone, was born in Uniondale, New York and grew up in Scranton, Pennsylvania. He began studying saxophone at age nine. Lewis received a Bachelor of Music degree from Temple University, where he studied with Dick Oatts, Terell Stafford, Tim Warfield and Ben Schachter. He has recorded with the Temple University Jazz Ensemble and Studio Orchestra. Lewis has performed at jazz festivals around the world including the North Sea Jazz Festival in the Netherlands, the ORLX Swing Festival in Orlando, Florida, and the Mid-Atlantic Jazz Festival in Maryland. He has worked and recorded with a range of high-profile jazz artists including Eric Reed, Delfeayo Marsalis, Rodney Green and Jeremy Pelt, among others.

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