The twists and turns of life for Ottawa-area musician Anne Lewis

LYNN SAXBERG Via: Ottawa Citizen Published on: January 25, 2018 Back in the recording studio after more than 20 years, singer-songwriter Anne Lewis has defied the odds to record a fine new album, Expressions. In addition to living with Stargardt disease, a hereditary retinal disorder that left her legally blind, … Read more

An appreciative audience enjoys dramatic and sophisticated jazz standards from the Anne Lewis Trio

by Alayne McGregor / 19 October 2017 The Anne Lewis Trio, with J.P. Allain and Normand Glaude Options Jazz Lounge, Brookstreet Hotel Saturday, September 23, 2017 – 8 p.m. View photos by Brett Delmage of this performance This article is part of a continuing series showcasing jazz musicians regularly … Read more

Around Town: Cancer survivors ‘Stuntman’ Stu, singer Anne Lewis part of Brookstreet’s Lumière Gala for cancer care

Article by: Caroline Phillips While going up the escalator at Brookstreet Hotel, a velvety voice could be heard floating down from the second-floor ballroom. It belonged to Ottawa’s Anne Lewis, who was crooning the opening line “Heaven, I’m in heaven” from the Irving Berlin classic Cheek to Cheek. The jazz … Read more

Jazz musician set to take stage at Lumière Charity Gala

By Shannon Bain on September 8 / 2016 For Anne Lewis, music has always held a very special place in her heart. “My father was my biggest influence,” she shares.  “He was in the Air Force and really enjoyed the military big brass band sound.  He would always bring home … Read more

NAC 2015 – Anne Lewis Quintet

October 17, 2015, 7:30pm NAC FOURTH STAGE Ottawa’s Anne Lewis is set to bring her passion, poise and powerful interpretations of jazz classics and original songs to the stage. To celebrate the first anniversary of her return to singing, she is performing at the National Arts Centre’s Fourth Stage on … Read more

Ottawa Citizen – After 17 years away, Stittsville’s Anne Lewis returns to jazz singing

The first time that Anne Lewis put her pursuit of music on hold, it was by choice, to raise a family as a single mom and work full-time in the public service. The second time, almost a decade later, the Stittsville woman had to give up singing because of a … Read more