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Ramsey Lewis

Ramsey Lewis artist page: interviews, features and/or performances archived at NPR Music

Concerts

Billy Taylor and Eldar

December 16, 2009 Eldar, Robert Glasper, Patricia Barber, Joe Sample, Ramsey Lewis and Billy Taylor all perform live.

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Studio Sessions

Ramsey Lewis

October 29, 2009 With more than 80 albums to credit, the pianist only recently started composing his own songs.

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Discover Songs

Count Basie was an early adopter of The Beatles.

September 9, 2009 As the landscape of popular music changed, jazz players found themselves interpreting the Fab Four.

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The gospel/folk singer Sister Rosetta Tharpe was accompanied by a jazz orchestra on her debut recording.

December 5, 2013 The African-American folk songs, a byproduct of slavery, were later embraced by many improvisers.

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September 28, 2005 Ramsey Lewis, known for his jazz work, has focused on the gospel sound for a new CD.

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Chopin

Frederic Chopin

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Gillian Welch

Gillian Welch

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Spoon

Spoon

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Rodrigo y Gabriela

Rodrigo y Gabriela

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Bon Iver

Bon Iver

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Charles Mingus

Charles Mingus

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Emerson String Quartet

Emerson String Quartet

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Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan

Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan

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Wye Oak

Wye Oak

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M.I.A.

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Arcade Fire

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With One Voice

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  • Album: With One Voice
  • Artist: Ramsey Lewis
  • Label: Narada
  • Released: 2005