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Lewis Wright

Jazz Vibraphonist, Drummer, Composer

Music

Trinity Laban played a key role in exposing me to music at a crucial stage. I had great teachers and just as importantly, great fellow students. I learned a lot from being in an environment where I had the opportunity to rehearse and experiment with other young musicians who had similar aspirations to myself.

Lewis Wright
Lewis Wright

Biography

Lewis Wright graduated with a BMus Jazz in 2010. He is a vibraphonist, a drummer and a composer. He has appeared at international venues including the Sydney Opera House, the Royal Festival Hall London, the Olympia in Paris and the O2 Arena London. In 2014 he was asked by Wynton Marsalis to guest with him and the Lincoln Centre Orchestra at the Barbican. He is a member of jazz ensemble Empirical, who have released several critically acclaimed albums and performed at leading jazz festivals including the North Sea Jazz Festival, the Molde Jazz Festival and the Montreal Jazz Festival. He composes for Empirical as well as various other projects and his compositions have been played on BBC Radio 3 and BBC Radio Scotland. In 2011 Lewis was awarded the Worshipful Company of Musicians Prize.

While at Trinity Laban Lewis received a TCL Choral Scholarship and a Golubovich Scholarship.