Gregory Miles Lewis is a drummer, percussionist and composer with a diverse musical background.
As a drummer, Greg has performed nationally and internationally with many of unique ensembles including Rob Ford Explorer and his own Gregory Miles Quintet. Greg holds a B.M in jazz and percussion from the University of Nevada, Reno where he studied under Dr. Andrew Heglund and performed on drum set in UNR Jazz Lab I’s ‘Free Radicals’ under the direction of Ralph Alessi. Greg has collaborated with many notable artists including Adam Benjamin, Zack Teran, Tristan Selzler, Redfield Clipper and Sean Alexander Collins.
As a composer, Greg’s works have appeared all over the world in many musical contexts from rock and pop to jazz, electronic, and new music. In August of 2017, he attended the School for Improvisational Music in Brooklyn, NY where he had the chance to collaborate with many world class artists and debuted his original composition suite ‘Noodle Out’. Greg’s experimental electronic album ‘greggy on the moon‘ is available now on bandcamp.
Greg currently studies with music with Joe LaBarbera, Bennie Maupin, Randy Gloss and Vinny Golia at CalArts in Los Angeles, CA where he will earn his Master of Fine Arts, Jazz Studies degree in the spring of 2021.