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Mingo Lewis

Mingo Lewis
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Percussionist James "Mingo" Lewis has played with some of music's greatest names, including Chick Corea (and Return to Forever), Al DiMeola, Santana, and the Tubes. He has performed live and/or recorded with hundreds of musicians such as Third World, Miles Davis, Todd Rundgren, and Billy Joel. He has recorded over 100 records, only one as a leader.
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Todd Rundgren — Nearly Human Todd Rundgren — Nearly Human
(Warner Bros W2 25881, 1989, CD)
Brian Eno / David Byrne — My Life in the Bush of Ghosts Brian Eno / David Byrne — My Life in the Bush of Ghosts
(Nonesuch 79894-2, 1981/2006, CD)
Al Di Meola — Splendido Hotel Al Di Meola — Splendido Hotel
(Columbia CK 46117, 1980/1992, CD)
Al Di Meola — Casino Al Di Meola — Casino
(Columbia CK 47482, 1978/1992, CD)
Bennie Maupin — Moonscapes Bennie Maupin — Moonscapes
(Mercury SRM-1-3717, 1978, LP)
Al Di Meola — Elegant Gypsy Al Di Meola — Elegant Gypsy
(Columbia CK 34461, 1977/1991, CD)
Mingo Lewis — Flight Never Ending Mingo Lewis — Flight Never Ending
(Columbia PC 34260, 1976, LP)
Al Di Meola — Land of the Midnight Sun Al Di Meola — Land of the Midnight Sun
(Columbia CK 34074, 1976/1987, CD)
Carlos Santana & John McLaughlin — Love Devotion Surrender Carlos Santana & John McLaughlin — Love Devotion Surrender
(Columbia CK 32034, 1973/1988, CD)
Return to Forever Featuring Chick Corea — Return to the Seventh Galaxy - The Anthology Return to Forever Featuring Chick Corea — Return to the Seventh Galaxy - The Anthology
(Verve 533 108-2, 1973/1996, 2CD)
Santana — Caravanserai Santana — Caravanserai
(Columbia CK 63595, 1972/2003, CD)

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