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Lew Soloff is a jazz trumpeter who was born in New York City on February 20, 1944. He is most noted for his contribution to Blood, Sweat & Tears, an American music group, from 1968 through 1973.

Lew Soloff got his formal education from the Eastman School of Music and then went on to graduate from the Julliard School. These commitments to music education not only led him to Blood, Sweat & Tears but also to working with Machito, Tony Scott, Gil Evans and Tito Puente. His recordings include a jazz ensemble in the 1980’s that was recorded through Muse Records.

He is currently a member of the Manhattan Jazz Quintet in which he has been a long time member. Lew Soloff lives in New York City along with Emily Soloff, his wife, who has a music career of her own playing the harp.

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