Tom Lewis


Tom Lewis is a freelance jazz bassist, based in Minneapolis Minnesota. He works regularly with a variety jazz artists visiting the Twin Cities area. These include international jazz veterans, Eddie Higgins, Benny Golson, Slide Hampton, Lew Tabackin, & Mose Allison, as well as younger New York talent David Hazeltine, Eric Alexander & Jim Rotundi. In the Twin Cities he is active member of the jazz scene, in high demand as a performer, clinician and session player. As an educator/clinician, he has worked with young jazz musicians in over 400 clinics & concerts throughout the Midwest (United States). In the studio, he has appeared on over 65 recordings featuring a wide diversity of artists. Recent jazz recordings include: “The Out to Lunch Quintet – Live at the Artist’s Quarter”, “Phil Hey Quartet – Subduction”, Eddie Higgins Trio – Live at the Dakota”, “Carol Martin – Pieces of Dreams” and “Joel Shapira – Open Lines