DEBI LEWIN BIO
Born and raised in the rock and roll CAPITAL OF THE WORLD, Cleveland, Ohio, DEBI LEWIN has more than 40 years of experience in show business as a professional singer, entertainer, dancer, band manager and producer. Debi's knowledge of music comes from a history of three generations of musicians. The Lewin family (Read more on the success of her very talented brother Dennis Lewin) is recognized for their vast musical backgrounds spanning over 200 YEARS from classical and theatrical to rock and roll.
Debi started her career in musical theater, performing the rolls of Eva Peron and Cassie in A Chorus Line and more! Moving from genre to genre and singing in four languages makes Debi one of the most versatile performers who'll ever hear. Performing in Las Vegas as Wayne Newton’s backup singer at the "Sands Hotel" and on the Jerry Lewis Telethon is just a few of the many highlights of Debi's career. Debi has also performed in Las Vegas at "Caesar's Palace," "The Aladdin," "Sahara," "Stratosphere" and "The Riviera Hotel."
Debi has also had the pleasure of performing with or doing background vocals for Lou Gramm (Foreigner) , Andy Kim, Lou Christie, Ron Dante, The Scintas, Eric Carmen, Mitch Ryder, Chris Montez, Felix Cavaliere, Maxine Nightingale, Southside Johnny, Deniece Williams, Patty Smythe, Kim Carnes, Louis Prima Jr, Martha Reeves, Mark Farner and more.
Debi had the pleasure of promoting shows for Sonny Geraci of "The Outsiders" and performing with Paul Shaffer and "The David Letterman Band" . Over a 10-year period of 1997-2007, Debi performed in Cleveland and across the mid-west with the very popular Pink Floyd tribute band, "Wish You Were Here," as well as singing background vocals, both recorded and live for "Beau Coup" and Michael Stanley.
Currently, Debi is producing shows for Marquee Showcase Productions and helping performers achieve their dreams of making it in “ShowBiz”. Debi is also a Mentor, Talent Scout and Judge for the very popular Dream Night Talent Search and the National Singing Star Competition.
Debi Lewin's CD "A Woman of Standards" is aired on radio station 91.5
A Star is Born : Debi (& Julie) had the pleasure of discovering Kaley Ann Voorhees (Aurora, Ohio Native) at the National Singing Star Competition and were honored to have been instrumental in her success and to become her Managers. Kaley Ann Voorhees performed the lead role of Christine in “The Phantom of the Opera” on Broadway for the past 8 years.
Debi had the pleasure and honor of hosting/promoting shows for
Peter Noone- Herman of Herman's Hermits during the pandemic 2020-2021.
Vocal and performance Coach & Studio Vocal/Music Producer can also be added to Debi’s list of achievements. Debi is thoroughly committed to helping undiscovered talent realize their dreams!
And So Much More to Tell!
Most Important Role in Life : The Mother of her two amazing sons Adam and Andrew Bankhurst and Now Grandma "LaLa" of her Grandson Liam! YAY!!!!!