Alan "Louis" Lewis
Performer, Composer/Arranger, Conductor/Director, Producer
Computer Scientist specializing in digital audio signal processing, music & education software
Alice In Wonderland
A Rare Bit-Part Acting Role!

Miles Ahead!

Acid Jazz/Funk Band

Oboe time!

BBC Promotional Event

"Miles Ahead"

Jazz-Funk Band

Miles Ahead

Inner Soul
R'n'B/Soul/Pop Band
Ashton Court Festival
Solo Piano
BBC Promotional Event
Bristol
A corner of our computer-based composing and recording studio, situated in leafy Buckinghamshire.
- excellent transport links to the rest of the UK and beyond.

- well-equipped with industry-standard hardware/software, PA & lighting.

Russian Roulette

Jazz Trio

Private Function

Guildhall Big Band

Barbican, London

Ashton Court Festival

"Inner Soul" Band on TV

ABOUT

Career highlights include:

  • attaining an Honours Degree in Music and a Masters Degree in Computer Science, both from Bristol University, a PGCE secondary music teaching qualification, and membership of the British Computer Society.
  • performing at the Royal Albert Hall, at the 606 Club, at Notre Dame Cathedral, in Magdalen College Chapel, on TV, at 5* hotels, for Princess Diana, Mary Berry, Michel Roux, Jamie Cullum, and for the Bishops of Oxford and Buckingham
  • performing with top UK & US jazz musicians including Peter King, Alan Barnes, Jean Toussaint, Mornington Lockett, Brandon Allen, Alex Garnett (apologies to those not mentioned!), and with the award-winning Oxford Pro Musica Singers.
  • accompanying TV personalities including Annaliza Ching of X-factor fame and Patsy Palmer (Bianca) of BBC's Eastenders
  • a (dangerous?!) jazz piano/vocal residency at the Russian Roulette restaurant, and (slightly more refined) at Cliveden House (the choice of Meghan, Duchess of Sussex for her pre-wedding stay!)
  • premiering a Richard Rodney Bennett work as pianist of the New Music Ensemble
  • conducting a massed 50+ orchestra/choir on tour, including performing at Notre Dame Cathedral, and Tchaikovsky ballet excerpts with student ballerinas
  • MDing award-winning bands (RGS Big Band and Aylesbury Music Centre Dance Band), and musicals (Oliver! and We Will Rock You)
  • performing in shows including Joseph, Godspell, Robin Hood, West Side Story, Pirates of Penzance, Crazy For You (keyboards/piano), Midsummer Night's Dream, Bugsy (woodwind), Mack & Mabel (bass)
  • winning an organ scholarship, an award for composition, and getting published
  • recording at Roundhouse studios
  • performing/conducting on tours of Europe and the UK
  • tutoring on a NYJO workshop and jazz summer schools
  • composing original music for a documentary featuring Alvin Hall
  • examining for Edexcel A-level music exam board
  • 20+ years experience as a music teacher/Director of Music in top-performing Bucks Grammar schools, plus consultancy on Jazz and Music Technology/Recording Studios
  • 25+ years experience as organist/choirmaster
  • leading 100+ tutees through successful UCAS applications, and achieving a 100% A grade rate for an A Level Music class
  • seeing a former music student achieve a Grammy nomination
  • achieving 100% for improvisation in a Trinity Jazz exam!