The line of horn players waiting to sit in with Elvin Jones looked like the line of people waiting to buy fish at Zabar’s.
Lew Soloff has sculpted a distinguished career that is as diverse as it is acclaimed. In addition to his seminal work with Blood Sweat & Tears and his signature solo on the late '60s classic Spinning Wheel, Lew is one of the all-time premier New York studio musicians, recording with everyone from Barbra Streisand to Frank Sinatra, as well as a myriad of motion picture soundtracks and thousands of television commercials. He is an internationally renowned jazz artist having performed and recorded with Miles Davis, Gil Evans, Ornette Coleman and Joe Henderson, to name just a few. He has recorded 8 CDs as a solo artist and is active worldwide as clinician. Enjoy this sit down with a truly passionate and dedicated musical artist.