"There are two means of refuge from the misery of life — music and cats." - Albert Schweitzer
Lewis Wright is one of the world’s finest vibraphonists, with a unique sound and approach to the instrument, performing internationally as a virtuoso improviser and recording artist.
He has been the recipient of various awards including Ensemble of the Year in the 2016 Parliamentary Jazz Awards with ‘Empirical’ and the Worshipful Company of Musicians prize in 2011 as well as multiple Downbeat magazine award nominations. He has performed at venues such as the Sydney Opera House, the Royal Albert Hall and has been a featured soloist with Wynton Marsalis and the Jazz at Lincoln Centre Orchestra. He can also be heard featuring on tracks by artists such as Hugh Masekela, Tony Allen and Melody Gardot.
Also an accomplished drummer, he has recorded and performed with artists such as Michael Kiwanuka, Joss Stone, Nerina Pallot and Emily King.