James Brandon Lewis with Dave Rempis, Joshua Abrams & Hamid Drake – Tickets – Constellation – CHICAGO, IL – January 18th, 2020
James Brandon Lewis with Dave Rempis, Joshua Abrams & Hamid Drake

James Brandon Lewis with Dave Rempis, Joshua Abrams & Hamid Drake

Ages 18+
A special evening with saxophonist James Brandon Lewis and local stalwarts Dave Rempis, Joshua Abrams, and Hamid Drake.

James Brandon Lewis - saxophone

Dave Rempis - saxophones

Joshua Abrams - bass

Hamid Drake - Drums

James Brandon Lewis (b.1983 Buffalo NY ) is a critically acclaimed saxophonist, composer, recording artist and educator. Lewis has received accolades from New York Times, Q Magazine and cultural tastemakers such as Ebony Magazine, who hailed him as one of the “7 Young Players to Watch” in todays scene . Lewis has shared stages with Ken Filiano, Darius Jones, and Jason Hwang, William Parker, Hamiet Bluiett , Hamid Drake , Ravi Coltrane , Jimmy Heath Jamaaladeen Tacuma, Joe Lovano Dave Douglas, Marc Ribot, Anthony Coleman and many others. James Brandon Lewis Lewis has been endorsed by Jazz legend Saxophonist Sonny Rollins “ Promising young player with the potential to do great things having listened to the Elders”. – Jazz Magazine (France). New York Times had this to say about Lewis " James Brandon Lewis , A Jazz Saxophonist in his 30's,Raw Toned But Measured, Doesn't sound steeped in current jazz academy values There's an Independence about him." James Brandon Lewis Leads numerous ensembles and is the Co- Founder of Poetry Music Ensemble Heroes Are Gang Leaders Lewis attended Howard University and holds an MFA from California Institute of the Arts.