Lewis Wright is an award-winning British vibraphonist, composer and drummer 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 Michael Kiwanuka, Joss Stone, Melody Gardot, Nerina Pallot and Emily King.
His compositions have been featured on radio (BBC Radio 3, BBC Radio Scotland) and film (‘About Ray’).
His debut record will be released on Signum Records in April 2018 and features British piano virtuoso Kit Downes.