Eliot Lewis from HALL and Oates in an eye-opening interview with legendary TAFFYs just before his performance at TAFFYs
Eliot Lewis of Live From Daryl's House and Hall & Oates interview
Eliot Lewis talks with legendary TAFFYs about his incredible career with The Average White Band, Hall and Oates, Daryl’s House on Palladia, and his solo career.
Eliot Lewis also offers excellent advice for upcoming artists.
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Eliot is an independent, multi-instrumentalist and is also the original featured musician on the award winning web series and now weekly TV show, “Live From Daryl’s House”, as well as a member of the Daryl Hall & John Oates band.
Eliot has also been blazing his own trail as a solo artist all along. Performing all over the country, Eliot has been sharing his own distinctive brand of rock from his many solo releases as well as highlighting some of the best moments of the “Live From Daryl’s House” show. If he performs a cover, it’s a song he’s actually performed with that artist.
The number of artists he’s worked with is staggering. They include, Billy Gibbons (ZZ Top), Joe Walsh, Todd Rundgren, Train, Grace Potter, Ben Folds, Booker T, Jewel, Rob Thomas, Keb Mo, Jason Mraz, Darius Rucker, Gavin DeGraw and many, many others.
He has also performed on some of the most prestigious stages all over the world including the legendary Hollywood Bowl and Japan’s Budokan Arena as well as on The Voice, Conan O’Brien, The View, Today Show, Jimmy Kimmel and many others.
Having mastered four instruments over the course of his career, Eliot has written, performed and produced many solo albums including his latest, “Crusade”, a serving of guitar-focused classic rock & soul.
Selling thousands of CDs independently, he has truly become a self-contained artist.
Earlier in his career Eliot was signed to Warner Brothers, Sony Tunes, BMG and RCA as a songwriter and producer. He also performed on hits including Tina Turner’s “The Best”, and his own “Get Back What You Give” won him a John Lennon Songwriting Award. He spent several years as a key member of the “The Average White Band” ; Eliot toured, wrote and also produced several songs for the Scottish soul band.
Eliot is also a passionate accomplished photographer and documents many of his travels touring all over the world. He has even shot several record covers for Daryl Hall & John Oates, as well as exhibiting
his photographs all over the country.