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Victor Lewis (born May 20, 1950, Omaha, Nebraska) is an American jazz drummer.[1]


As leaderEdit

As sidemanEdit

With John Abercrombie, Arthur Blythe, and Jeff Palmer

With George Adams

With Don Alias

  • Grey (Quinton, 2001)

With Franco Ambrosetti

With Kenny Barron

With Gary Bartz

With Roni Ben-Hur and Nilson Matta

With Andy Bey

  • Shades of Bey (12th Street/Evidence, 1998)
  • Tuesdays in Chinatown (12th Street/N2K Encoded Music, 2001)

With Carla Bley

With Paul Bley

  • Speachless (SteepleChase, 1995)
  • Reality Check (SteepleChase, 1996)

With Anthony Braxton

  • Seven Standards 1985, Vol. 1 & 2 (Magenta, 1985 & 1986)

With George Cables

With James Carter

With Cyrus Chestnut

With Marc Copland

  • Crosstalk (Pirouet, 2011)

With Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis

With Barry Finnerty

With Stan Getz

With Dexter Gordon

With Steve Grossman

With Mark Helias

  • The Current Set (Enja, 1987)

With John Hicks

With Bobby Hutcherson

With J. J. Johnson

  • Standards (EmArcy, 1991)
  • Heroes (Verve, 1998)

With Jonny King

With Oliver Lake

With the Hubert Laws Group

With Dave Liebman

  • Setting the Standard (Red, 1993)

With Abbey Lincoln

  • A Turtle's Dream (Gitanes/Verve, 1994)

With Carmen Lundy

  • Good Morning Kiss (BlackHawk, 1986)
  • This Is Carmen Lundy (Afrasia, 2001)
  • Something to Believe In (Justin Time, 2003)
  • Jazz and the New Songbook: Live at the Madrid (Afrasia, 2005)
  • Night and Day (Afrasia, 2011)

With Charles McPherson

With Helen Merrill

  • Brownie – Homage to Clifford Brown (Verve, 1994)

With Ralph Moore

With David Murray

With New York Rhythm Machine

With Charlie Rouse

With George Russell's New York Band

  • Live in an American Time Spiral (Soul Note, 1982)

With Joe Sample

With David Sanborn

With Woody Shaw

With Lew Soloff

With John Stubblefield

  • Bushman Song (Enja, 1986)
  • Countin' on the Blues (Enja, 1987)

With Charles Sullivan

With Steve Swallow

With Harvie Swartz

  • Urban Earth (Gramavision, 1985)
  • Smart Moves (Gramavision, 1986)

With Lew Tabackin

With Charles Tolliver

  • With Love (2007)

With Steve Turre

  • Rhythm Within (Antilles, 1995)
  • Steve Turre (Verve, 1997)
  • TNT (Trombone-n-Tenor) (Telarc, 2001)

With Tom Varner

With Jack Walrath

With Cedar Walton

With Bobby Watson & Horizon

  • No Question About It (Blue Note, 1988)
  • Post-Motown Bop (Blue Note, 1990)
  • The Inventor (Blue Note, 1990)
  • Present Tense (Columbia, 1992)
  • Midwest Shuffle (Columbia, 1994)

With Randy Weston

  • Khepera (Verve, 2000)

With Larry Willis


  1. ^ Allmusic
  2. ^ "Family Portrait". Valley Entertainment. Retrieved 8 July 2010.