James Brandon Lewis Quartet

Thursday, November 12, 2020, 7:30 p.m., ET
Broadcast and streamed by Amherst Media

James Brandon Lewis is a critically acclaimed saxophonist, composer, recording artist and educator, who has shared stages with William Parker, Hamiet Bluiett, Hamid Drake, Ravi Coltrane, Jimmy Heath, Jamaaladeen Tacuma, Joe Lovano, Dave Douglas, Marc Ribot, and many others. "James Brandon Lewis, a jazz saxophonist in his 30's, raw toned, but measured, doesn't sound steeped in current jazz academy values,” writes The New York Times. “There's an independence about him." James Brandon Lewis leads numerous ensembles and is the co- founder of the poetry music band, Heroes Are Gang Leaders. Featuring James Brandon Lewis, tenor saxophone, Angelica Sanchez, piano, Max Johnson, bass, Chad Taylor, drums.