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Mel Lewis (II) (1929–1990)

Mel Lewis was born on May 10, 1929 in Buffalo, New York, USA as Melvin Sokoloff. He is known for his work on Mickey One (1965), People, People, People (1976) and Point Blank (1967). He died on February 2, 1990 in New York City, New York. See full bio »

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Mickey One
Mickey One Music Department
People, People, People
People, People, People Music Department
Point Blank
Point Blank Music Department


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 1976 People, People, People (Short) (musician: drums - as Thad Jones Mel Lewis Band)
 1967 Point Blank (musician: drums - uncredited)
 1965 Mickey One (musician: drums, percussion)
 1959 Johnny Staccato (TV Series) (musician - 1 episode)
- Murder for Credit (1959) ... (musician)
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 1958 Kings Go Forth
Jazz Musician: Drums (uncredited)
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 1962 The Dinah Shore Chevy Show (TV Series)
Himself - Drummer
- The Dinah Shore Show (1962) ... Himself - Drummer

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Thad Jones Mel Lewis Band

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