“As a musician who received enthusiastic support throughout my musical education I understand the immense importance of fostering a student’s passion and enjoyment for music and learning.”
Reuben Lewis is an ANU School of Music graduate (Bachelor of Jazz performance & Honours in composition). He has tutored students of all ages and skill levels at multiple schools across VIC and privately at his own home.
His latest studio album, titled Abstract Playgrounds, was released through Earshift Music and gained international acclaim – including a glowing review in ‘The Wire’ magazine and a nomination for the Best Australian Jazz Ensemble at the Bell Awards for his ensemble I Hold the Lion’s Paw (IHTLP). Subsequently, he produced a successful Australian tour for IHTLP with high profile performances at the SIMA Jazz Series and Wangaratta Jazz Festival in 2018.
Reuben has featured on several critically acclaimed releases as diverse as Westside Movements and Avenues by Melbourne based producer Loure, Cold Radish Coma and Elevate by renowned Melbourne nu-soul outfit 30/70, Space Klezmer by the chaos infused large ensemble YID, as well as Half Mile Harvest and Live at the Forum by multi-ARIA winning band The Teskey Brothers.