GERI ALLEN

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Geri Allen (June 12, 1957 – June 27, 2017) was an American composer, educator, and jazz pianist, raised in Detroit, Michigan, and educated in the Detroit Public Schools.

Allen worked with many jazz musicians, including Ornette Coleman, Ron Carter, Tony Williams, Dave Holland, Jack DeJohnette, and Charles Lloyd. She cited her primary influences to be her parents, Mount Vernell Allen Jr, and Barbara Jean Allen, and her primary musical influences to be mentors Marcus Belgrave, Donald Walden, and Betty Carter, as well as pianists Herbie Hancock, Mary Lou Williams, Hank Jones, Alice Coltrane, Cecil Taylor, Thelonious Monk, McCoy Tyner, Bud Powell, and mentor Dr. Billy Taylor.

Allen was an Associate Professor of Music and the Director of the Jazz Studies Program at the University of Pittsburgh.

Allen was born in Pontiac, Michigan. She received her early music education at the Cass Technical High School in Detroit and the Jazz Development Workshop, where
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Timeless Portraits And Dreams [2 CD]Timeless Portraits And Dreams [2 CD]
Telarc 2006
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Live at the Village VanguardLive at the Village Vanguard
Diw 1991
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The GatheringThe Gathering
Polygram Records 1998
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A Child Is BornA Child Is Born
MOTEMA MUSIC, LLC 2017
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MaroonsMaroons
EMI Bluenote 2008
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GERI ALLEN The Printmakers album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Printmakers
Post Bop 1984
GERI ALLEN Home Grown album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Home Grown
Post Bop 1985
GERI ALLEN Open on All Sides in the Middle album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Open on All Sides in the Middle
Post Bop 1987
GERI ALLEN Segments album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Segments
Post Bop 1989
GERI ALLEN Twylight album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Twylight
Post Bop 1989
GERI ALLEN In The Year Of The Dragon (with  Charlie Haden, Paul Motian) album cover 3.50 | 1 ratings
In The Year Of The Dragon (with Charlie Haden, Paul Motian)
Post Bop 1989
GERI ALLEN The Nurturer album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Nurturer
Post Bop 1990
GERI ALLEN Maroons album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Maroons
Post Bop 1992
GERI ALLEN Twenty One album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Twenty One
Post Bop 1994
GERI ALLEN Eyes... in the Back of Your Head album cover 3.00 | 1 ratings
Eyes... in the Back of Your Head
Avant-Garde Jazz 1997
GERI ALLEN The Gathering album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Gathering
Post Bop 1998
GERI ALLEN Triad : Three Pianos For Jimi album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Triad : Three Pianos For Jimi
Post Bop 1998
GERI ALLEN The Life of a Song album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Life of a Song
Post Bop 2004
GERI ALLEN Timeless Portraits and Dreams album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Timeless Portraits and Dreams
Post Bop 2006
GERI ALLEN Flying Toward the Sound album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Flying Toward the Sound
Post Bop 2010
GERI ALLEN A Child is Born album cover 4.00 | 1 ratings
A Child is Born
Pop/Art Song/Folk 2011
GERI ALLEN Grand River Crossings: Motown & Motor City Inspirations album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Grand River Crossings: Motown & Motor City Inspirations
Post Bop 2013

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GERI ALLEN Geri Allen, Charlie Haden, Paul Motian : Live At The Village Vanguard album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Geri Allen, Charlie Haden, Paul Motian : Live At The Village Vanguard
Post Bop 1991
GERI ALLEN Some Aspects of Water album cover 3.50 | 1 ratings
Some Aspects of Water
Post Bop 1997
GERI ALLEN Live album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Live
Post Bop 2010

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GERI ALLEN Essentials Vol. 1 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Essentials Vol. 1
Post Bop 2000

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