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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 Johnny Staccato (1959), Mickey One (1965) and People, People, People (1976). He died on February 2, 1990 in New York City, New York. See full bio »

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Known For

Johnny Staccato Music Department
Mickey One Music Department
People, People, People Music Department
The Mike Douglas Show Himself - Drummer


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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)
 1960 The Rat Race (musician: drums - uncredited)
 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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 1967 The Mike Douglas Show (TV Series)
Himself - Drummer
- Episode #6.128 (1967) ... Himself - Drummer
 1962 The Dinah Shore Chevy Show (TV Series)
Himself - Drummer
- Frank Sinatra, Gerry Mulligan, Bessie Griffith (1962) ... Himself - Drummer

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Thad Jones Mel Lewis Band

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