Michael C. Lewis
“Showcasing skills to mirror early Miles Davis, Michael C. Lewis is both a student and prophet, clearly showing his passion for the greats while paving the way for future stars to follow in.” Christopher Llewellyn Adams Cashbox Magazine
Trumpeter Michael C. Lewis hails from Houston Texas. Not only is Michael an outstanding trumpeter, but a talented composer, vocalist, and actor as well. Michael is a graduate of the prestigious Berklee College of Music in Boston Mass. Since moving to New York, Michael has been very active on the music and theater scenes both locally and internationally. Michael has performed at such legendary Harlem venues as The Apollo Theater, The Lenox Lounge, St. Nicks Pub, and Uptown Grand. He also has extensive credits all over New York, which include classic venues such as The Blue Note, Village Vanguard, and Sweet Basil’s. As a performer Mr. Lewis has performed with such master artists as Hank Crawford, Pharoah Sanders, Jimmy Heath, Patti Labelle, Wilson Pickett, Alex Bugnon, Kirk Whalum, Walter Beasley, and Frank Lacy to name a few. Michael has also toured Europe, Japan, Asia, Australia, Russia, and Abu Dhabi. He also performs regularly on the New York scene with his own groups. In January of 2010 Michael released his debut CD “Reflection” on his Cybervision Entertainment label. The CD has been getting rave reviews and features Michael’s soulful trumpet, flugelhorn, and vocals over a collection of cool, contemporary and smooth grooves that run the spectrum of jazz, soul, funk, and a hint of hip-hop. “Reflection” has been getting airplay all over the USA as well as internationally. Michael C. Lewis is a seasoned artist who is ready to branch out in all areas. He shares his gifts as a musical artist as well as an actor and educator. His influences include Miles Davis, Freddie Hubbard, Lee Morgan, Marvin Gaye, John Coltrane, The Crusaders and Herbie Hancock.