George W Russell Jr.
Composer, arranger, and trumpet player Brian Lewis is a professor in the Ear Training department at Berklee College of Music. His jazz ensemble compositions/arrangements are regularly performed and recorded by many universities and colleges nationally and internationally. His transcriptions have been published by Keyboard magazine. As a performer, Brian has worked with the Mel Lewis Orchestra, David Clayton-Thomas, Donna Summer, Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra, Phil Woods, Don Menza, the O'Jays, the Spinners, the Four Tops, the Temptations, Paul Anka, and others. He holds a bachelor's degree in music from State University of New York and a master's degree in jazz writing from the University of Miami.