We are delighted to announce that Ivan’Melon’Lewis will be joining Endirect Artists roster.
Endirect Artists is proud to welcome 3x Latin Grammy® nominee Cuban born and Spanish based pianist, producer, Ivan ‘Melon’ Lewis. His professional career begins at the age of 20, touring Latin-America, Europe, the U.S as part of the well-known Cuban salsa singer Issac Delgado’s band. Playing and recording with some of the most renowned European Artists, like Charles Aznavour, Javier Limón, Mariza, and – especially– Buika, with whom he has cooperated for more than five years, Ivan expanded his professional career.
As a leader, Ivan ’Melon’ Lewis has been releasing acclaimed recording since 2010-including “Ayer y Hoy” (Cezanne Producciones) in 2015, obtaining two Latin Grammy® nominations for Best Latin Jazz Album and Best New Artist. With his band, he has performed at world-renowned venues and festivals such as The Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, The Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, Queen Elizabeth Hall and the anthological l’Olympia in Paris. Montreal International Jazz SF Jazz, Montreux Jazz Festival, North Sea Jazz Festival, Jazz in Marciac, Barcelona Jaz International Festival among many others.