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So far Vel Lewis has created 33 blog entries.

Helping disadvantaged students pursue music careers

2020-01-11T18:45:55-08:00January 11th, 2020|In the press|

F2F Music Foundation, a 501 (c)(3) nonprofit charitable performing arts music organization, was founded in 2018 by Vel Lewis. "Faith 2 Form", abbreviated as "F2F", is designed to help middle school and high school students pursue a career in music who could not ordinarily do so because of the inability of their family to invest in the purchase of an [...]

A Week with Vel Lewis on Great Day Houston!

2019-06-06T15:20:32-07:00June 6th, 2019|In the press|

Vel Lewis and his band spent the week of March 18 thru March 22 at KHOU-TV studios as the "house band" on the Great Day Houston daytime show with host Deborah Duncan. Vel and his band performed his amazing radio cuts in between celebrity guest appearances during the week: Monday Mar 18: Doctors' Day (opened the show with "Bad Case [...]

Feature article on Vel Lewis – Houston Chronicle newspaper

2019-01-04T18:18:09-08:00January 4th, 2019|In the press|

The Houston Chronicle is the oldest and largest newspaper in Houston. It's Sunday edition serves over 1 Million subscribers. A great article about Vel Lewis published on page 2 of the Sunday edition over the Thanksgiving holiday weekend. The following online version contains eleven (11) pictures of Vel on his keyboards. Follow this link to view it: Harvey experience inspires Jazz [...]

Repeat performance for Vel Lewis on “Great Day Houston” – Fri. Aug 24 @ 9am Central

2018-08-25T19:40:57-07:00August 23rd, 2018|In the press|

Vel Lewis returned to daytime TV for his third appearance on the KHOU-TV Great Day Houston show with host Deborah Duncan on Friday, August 24, 2018 for a Special "live" telecast commemorating the one-year anniversary of Hurricane Harvey. If you weren't able to enjoy the show, click here to view it from Great Day Houston's YouTube channel: https://youtu.be/jJpb3c2EJa4 If you did not see his [...]

Vel Lewis “In the Press” Everywhere!

2018-08-23T10:19:38-07:00August 6th, 2018|In the press|

Vel Lewis has been busy promoting the Instrument Fund Program he established recently and the Summer Jazz Concert & Dinner to kickoff the program with partners Fort Bend Education Foundation and the Edison Arts Foundation. The following news article is circulating all around Fort Bend County: Vel Lewis partners with Fort Bend Education and Edison Arts Foundations Vel appeared once [...]

Vel Lewis on TV!

2018-09-26T08:36:39-07:00July 1st, 2017|In the press|

The past six months of music performances were amazing, to say the least. But when I received a call to perform with my band at the newly-constructed, state-of-the-art performing arts center known as Smart Financial Centre at Sugar Land. I knew this would be fantastic. And not only would we be performing at this fabulous venue, but our performance would be recorded [...]

“Tell Me Why” – the first one

2018-03-21T21:46:22-07:00February 9th, 2017|Vintage Vel|

Someone asked me recently, "What was the first song you ever recorded?" Well, the first song I recorded was with the first group/band I played with called "The Futures". We recorded our first single entitled, "Breaking Up" (The Futures - Breaking Up) on the AMJO label out of Philadelphia, PA. The flip side or "B" side was a song entitled, "Our Thing". I open this [...]