Reuben Lewis (http://www.myspace.com/reubenlewismusic) is a performing Jazz trumpet player currently based in the A.C.T (Australia). He is an active member of the Canberra music scene, performing as part of well-known Canberra bands including the ANU Recording Ensemble, the ANU Commercial Ensemble, the ANU Big Band, Dahahoo, The Andi and George Band and Dub Dub Goose (who’s debut CD “The Goose is Loose” was released in January 2010). Reuben has also played extensively both in Canberra and interstate at numerous venues and festivals, including the National Folk Festival, Corinbank, Wangaratta Jazz Festival, Woodford Folk Festival and the Womadelaide World Music Festival.
The music of the Reuben Lewis Quintet explores many styles within the contemporary and experimental jazz idiom. The band has a strong focus on individual, group and textural improvisation combined with structured composition and aims to compose original music that is exciting, honest and continually evolving.
"This is a band to ponder, to imbibe. Recommended." - Eric Pozza (http://canberrajazz.net)