Speakers and Moderators

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Eric Lewis, began his career as a jazz pianist, performing alongside Wynton Marsalis and Elvin Jones. A decade into his career, he reemerged as ELEW, and began fusing his piano skills with modern pop and rock music, generating a new genre of music, rockjazz. Over the course of multiple albums, ELEW has reenergized songs by Coldpay and Michael Jackson, and even joined forces with rapper Lil’ Wayne. Gaining fans such as Leonardo DiCaprio, Gerard Butler, Will Smith.

He has performed at the behest of Google, Fendi, Disney, and Mercedes Benz. Donna Karan included his music on her iPhone app. And ELEW has even taken rockjazz to the White House, where he played for Barack and Michelle Obama in the East Room. Due to his commitment to the jazz ELEW has a new album out called "And To The Republic" and in the process of working on another exclusively mastered for apple music project which will be coming out in early 2018. He's currently splitting his time between NYC and California while performing around the world continuously reaching new horizons in his career, developing film compositions, screenplays / directing, DJing, and speaking for Fortune 100 companies & luxury brands. Ladies & Gentleman - ELEW!

Events he/she will be speaking at

  • 4:15 - 6:00 pm


    Paulson Auditorium, Tisch Hall