Lewis Wright is an award-winning Vibraphonist, Composer and Drummer born in Norwich, England and based in London.
As a vibraphonist, he was nominated for Rising Star in the 2016 Downbeat International Critics Poll, was awarded Ensemble of the Year in the 2016 Parliamentary Jazz Awards with Empirical and was awarded the Worshipful Company of Musicians prize in 2011. 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.
As a drummer, he has worked with artists such as Nerina Pallot, Joss Stone, Melody Gardot and Emily King. He is currently playing with Michael Kiwanuka promoting ‘Love and Hate’.
His compositions have been featured on radio (BBC Radio 3, BBC Radio Scotland) and film (‘About Ray’). His debut record is scheduled for release in spring 2018 and features British piano virtuoso Kit Downes.