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Jazz Musician of the Day: Lewis Nash

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Lewis Nash (born December 30, 1958) is an American jazz drummer. Nash grew up in Phoenix, Arizona, where he was encouraged into jazz by his high school band teacher. By the age of 18, Nash was a first call sideman for visiting musicians to Phoenix, and received the call to move to New York and join Betty Carter\'s band at the age of 22. Nash became a highly in demand sideman during this period, and since his tenure with Carter...Lewis Nash (born December 30, 1958) is an American jazz drummer. Nash grew up in Phoenix, Arizona, where he was encouraged into jazz by his high school band teacher. By the age of 18, Nash was a first call sideman for visiting musicians to Phoenix, and received the call to move to New York and join Betty Carter\'s band at the age of 22. Nash became a highly in demand sideman during this period, and since his tenure with Carter... more

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