Herbie Lewis (February 17, 1941 – May 18, 2007) was an American hard bop double bassist.
He played or recorded with many prominent jazz musicians, including Cannonball Adderley, Stanley Turrentine, Bobby Hutcherson, Freddie Hubbard, Harold Land, Jackie McLean, Archie Shepp, and McCoy Tyner.
Herbie recorded his last CD Just a Lucky So and So with the Eminence Portable Upright Bass.
Herbie Lewis founded the Jazz Studies program at New College of California.
Lewis died of cancer on May 18, 2007.
By Dean Hanley
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