World of Jazz 236 – A tribute to Geri Allen

Geri Allen (June 12, 1957 – June 27, 2017) was an American composer, educator, and jazz pianist. Allen worked with many influential jazz musicians, including Ornette Coleman, Ron Carter, Tony Williams, Dave Holland, Jack DeJohnette, and Charles Lloyd.   Musical influences were Marcus Belgrave, Donald Walden, and Betty Carter, as well as pianists Herbie Hancock, Mary Lou Williams, Hank Jones, Alice Coltrane, Cecil Taylor, Thelonious … Continue reading World of Jazz 236 – A tribute to Geri Allen

World of Jazz 217

PLAYLIST Adam Pieronczyk – The Arrival – Monte Alban Christopher Irniger – Acid – Big Wheel Live Jane Ira Bloom – Dangerous Times – Early Americans Misha Tsiganov – Yes or No – Spring Feelings Angelika Niescier & Florian Weber – Parsifal – NYC Five Charles Bobo Shaw – Beyond The New Horizon – Junk Trap Dan Blake – The Lonely Liar – The Digging … Continue reading World of Jazz 217