Dave Lewis


Dave Lewis is an American saxophonist, resident in the UK. A consummate, passionate performer who is well respected in the fields of Jazz, Dance, Soul and Rock, Dave has toured and recorded throughout the United States, Europe and Japan, and has made numerous TV, Radio and Video appearances. Since living in the UK he’s worked with John Martyn, Bryan Ferry, Tommy Chase, John Mayall, Lamont Dozier and Eric Clapton amongst many others. Dave’s playing is soulful and funky with a natural affinity to the Jazz and R&B greats, such as Dexter Gordon, King Curtis and Joe Henderson. He is known for his distinctive tenor sound and individual approach. Dave is an honours graduate from the prestigious Berklee College of Music in Boston and a well-known in demand player on the London jazz scene. He also leads his seven piece band, ’Dave Lewis’ 1UP’ as well as playing and recording with the Blockheads.