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Lew Soloff (1944–2015)

Lew Soloff was born on February 20, 1944 in Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA as Lewis Michael Soloff. He is known for his work on Koyaanisqatsi (1982), The Cotton Club (1984) and Two Much (1996). He was married to Emily Mitchell. He died on March 8, 2015 in New York City. See full bio »

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 2009 Citizen Jane (TV Movie) (soloist: flugelhorn)
 1998 The Irish in America: Long Journey Home (TV Mini-Series documentary) (musician - 3 episodes)
- Success (1998) ... (musician: trumpet)
- Up from City Streets (1998) ... (musician: trumpet)
- All Across America (1998) ... (musician: trumpet)
 1996 Two Much (musician: The Two Much Band)
 1996 Ed's Next Move (musician: original score)
 1982 Koyaanisqatsi (Documentary) (musician: trumpet - as The Philip Glass Ensemble)
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 1985 Insignificance (performer: "Jupitar Variations")
 1984 The Cotton Club ("Drop Me Off In Harlem", "Creole Love Call", "Ring Dem Bells", "East St.Louis Toodle-O", "Truckin'", "Ill Wind", "Daybreak Express Medley") / (performer: "Minnie The Moocher")
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 2003 Louie Bellson and His Big Band (Video documentary)
 1971 Blood, Sweat and Tears (TV Movie documentary)
Himself - Musician (as Blood Sweat & Tears)

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The Philip Glass Ensemble | Blood Sweat & Tears

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Trumpet and flugelhorn player, active in jazz, pop and rock. Has played with Maynard Ferguson, Machito, Tito Puente and (for five years, from the late 60's) with the group Blood, Sweat and Tears. See more »

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