Ramsey Lewis

Ramsey Lewis



Ramsey Emmanuel Lewis Jr. (born May 27, 1935) is an American jazz composer, pianist and radio personality. Ramsey Lewis has recorded over 80 albums and has received seven gold records and three Grammy Awards so far in his career.



The Columbia Anthology
The Columbia Anthology is an album by musical artist Ramsey Lewis, released on February 23, 2018.
Gettin' Hip - Christmas Wishes
Gettin' Hip - Christmas Wishes is an album by musical artist Ramsey Lewis, released on October 27, 2017.
Earth, Wind & Fire
Salongo is an album by jazz pianist Ramsey Lewis, which was released on Columbia Records in 1976.

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Popular Albums70

Album Appearances & References16

Popular Songs2

Popular Live Albums6

Song Appearances & References3

Musical Groups2

Collaborators & Influencers10

Other Music-Related Relationships6

Commercial & Non-Profit Relationships2

Awards & Nominations2

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Spotify - Albums & Singles231


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Spotify - Top Tracks10


News Articles5

What RuPaul Is Listening to Right Now
  –  March 19, 2018
It makes me feel so chic, smart, and clever. My entrance into jazz was the pop jazz of the 1970s and ’80s—Ramsey Lewis’ Sun Goddess, Chuck Mangione’s Feels So Good, George Benson, Donald Byrd. In my twenties, I discovered the great jazz vocalists.
Earth, Wind & Fire keeps the funk groovin' with show at Four Winds Casino
  –  March 11, 2018
White also sat in the drummer's chair with Ramsey Lewis' trio, so he brought musical influences that included gospel, jazz, blues and R&B to the experiment that became Earth, Wind & Fire. White's idea for the band evolved along with the lineup. However ...
Retracing America’s Musical Canvas
  –  February 19, 2018
In Chicago, Mr. Blacc spends time with the jazz pianist and native Ramsey Lewis, who has recorded over 80 albums during his career and is known for songs like “The In Crowd” and “Sun Goddess.” It is a career that Mr. Blacc said he deeply admires.
America's Musical Journey Will Make You Want To Travel In 2018
  –  February 15, 2018
This collaboration is indicative of the creative force that music instills. Blacc sat down with jazz legend Ramsey Lewis in Chicago, too. The film’s soundtrack also includes his “Wake Me Up” and “I Need a Dollar,” as well as classics, such as ...
Ramsey Lewis and John Pizzarelli at Van Wezel
  –  January 4, 2018
Jazz pianist Ramsey Lewis and guitarist John Pizzarelli team up for this tribute to one of the genre’s greats, singer and pianist Nat King Cole. Lewis’ jazz trio had hits with its renditions of “The ‘In’ Crowd” and “Hang on Sloopy,” which ...

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