Dr. Lewis Porter

Jazz Pianist/Historian

Grammy-nominated pianist, composer, bandleader, and jazz historian Dr. Lewis Porter has appeared on over 30 albums. He has recorded or performed with famed instrumentalists such as Dave Liebman, Joe Lovano, Wycliffe Gordon, Ravi Coltrane, and many others. Among his many recordings is his celebrated 2018 album Beauty And Mystery which features the biggest names in jazz including John Patitucci, Terri Lyne Carrington, and Tia Fuller.  In addition to his fantastic career as a performer, Dr. Lewis Porter is a well-known jazz educator, researcher, and author, who has written celebrated books on John Coltrane, Lester Young, and Jazz History.  Porter is a long-time former music professor at Rutgers in Newark and has also taught at Tufts University, the New School, The Manhattan School of Music, NYU, William Paterson U, and Brandeis.  He is also an international guest lecturer and private teacher.

Teaching Criteria

Intermediate and advanced students

  • $130 an hour

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