Lewis McCallum

DJ + Live performance - Auckland

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Artist Bio

  • Artist Type Bands
  • Location Auckland
  • Genre Dance, Jazz
  • Members 1
  • Price Mid-range

Lewis McCallum is one of New Zealand’s most exciting and innovative musicians. Lewis brings his deep knowledge of jazz to the stage and fuses it with modern forms of dance and beats culture to present a truly unique sound.

At a young age he was awarded Best Saxophonist & Best Young Jazz Musician at New Zealand’s National Jazz Festival, and has now gone on to play with some of the biggest names in music: Ray Charles, Manhattan Transfer, Peter Urlich, Hollie Smith, Opensouls, Mark de Clive-Lowe, Batucada Sound Machine, Auckland Philharmonic Orchestra and recently toured China with Elaine Paige.

Lewis is also a well established producer, having created two albums of his own original music: Wake (2007) and Syntheology (2010) which was released in Japan on the label Wonderful Noise. Both albums feature NZ’s premiere vocalists; Mara TK, Francis Kora, Esther Stephens, Tama Waipara, Cherie Mathieson, Deva Mahal.

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Reviews

Lewis McCallum is easily one of the most talented musicians in New Zealand Nick D - 17 September 2015

McCallum is making music for the love of it, and it shows in how effortless, deep, and inventive it sounds Scott Kara - NZ Herald - 13 May 2015

All guests and even the caterers left with Lewis’ details – he really made the party for us. Even today people are still asking who the musician was. Please can you pass on our gratitude, he really took the event to the next level! Scott Dunn - CITY SALES LTD - 8 December 2016

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