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J.D. Allen

J.D. Allen
Born: Jan 1, 1974 in Detroit, MI
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Genre: Jazz
Biography: Tenor saxophonist J.D. Allen was born in Detroit, MI, on December 11, 1972. He is a member of the third wave of Young Lion mainstream jazz players. As a young man, he was influenced by the great musicians who stayed in Detroit, but upon his arrival in New York City his real apprenticeship began, as he ...Read full biography
In Search Of...
Released: 1999
Label: RED Distribution
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For tenor saxophonist, J.D. Allen's debut as a leader, he wisely chose experienced Italian trumpeter Fabio Morgera as the second horn, along with a young, dynamite rhythm section. Allen is from the post-Coltrane ...Read full review
I Am I Am
Released: 2008
Label: Sunnyside
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J.D. Allen is a tenor saxophonist who clearly wears his influences on his sleeve, and is devoted to the sound that made Sonny Rollins and John Coltrane icons in modern jazz. While still developing his ...Read full review
More J.D. Allen albums: Main Albums (7)
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