Faculty & Staff

Jeff Lewis


Jeff Lewis

Music

Applied Trumpet

jeff.lewis@wvm.edu

 

Biography

Jeff Lewis graduated from SJSU in 1987 with a BM in jazz performance.

He is currently the Professor of Jazz Trumpet at SJSU and West Valley College since 2008 and is a two time Grammy award winner for his work with the Pacific Mambo Orchestra (2014) and B.B. King (1993).

Jeff has toured/performed/recorded with Huey Lewis and the News, Ray Charles, Diana Krall, Kenny Loggins,Boz Skaggs, Joe Louis Walker, Lavay Smith, Conjunto Céspedes, The Sons of Champlin, The Pacific Mambo Orchestra, The Four Tops, The Temptations, The O’Jays, Martha Reeves, The Shirelles, The Coasters, The Young Rascals, The Drifters, Kristin Chenoweth, Ray DeLa Paz, Tito Nieves, La India, Steve Turre, Jon Faddis, Tim Hagins, Cedar Walton, The Contemporary Jazz Orchestra, and The California Symphony.

His SF Broadway Shows include; The Mystery of Edwin Drood, White Christmas, Motown, Spamalot, Annie, and South Pacific.

last published: 10/29/18