MARSHALL ALLEN

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Marshall Belford Allen, alto saxophonist, multi-instrumentalist, composer, bandleader, and arranger, was born May 25, 1924 in Louisville, Kentucky and started clarinet lessons at age 10. At 18, he enlisted in the Army's 92nd Infantry (renowned as the Buffalo Soldiers), playing clarinet and alto saxophone in the 17th Division Special Service Band. Stationed in Paris during World War II, he played with pianist Art Simmons and saxophonist Don Byas, and he toured and recorded with James Moody during the late '40's. Upon honorable discharge, Mr. Allen enrolled in the Paris Conservatory of Music, studying clarinet with Delacluse. Returning to the States in 1951, Marshall settled in Chicago, where he led his own bands, playing in clubs and dance halls, while writing his own music and arrangements, as he continues to do today.

During the mid-'50's, Marshall met Sun Ra and became a student of his precepts. After joining the Sun Ra
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MARSHALL ALLEN Mark-N-Marshall: Monday (feat. Mark Whitecage) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Mark-N-Marshall: Monday (feat. Mark Whitecage)
Avant-Garde Jazz 1998
MARSHALL ALLEN Mark-N-Marshall: Tuesday (feat. Mark Whitecage) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Mark-N-Marshall: Tuesday (feat. Mark Whitecage)
Avant-Garde Jazz 1998
MARSHALL ALLEN PoZest (with Lou Grassi's PoBand) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
PoZest (with Lou Grassi's PoBand)
Avant-Garde Jazz 2000
MARSHALL ALLEN Marshall Allen, Danny Ray Thompson, Jamie Saft, Trevor Dunn, Balazs Pandi, Roswell Rudd : Ceremonial Healing album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Marshall Allen, Danny Ray Thompson, Jamie Saft, Trevor Dunn, Balazs Pandi, Roswell Rudd : Ceremonial Healing
Avant-Garde Jazz 2019

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MARSHALL ALLEN The All-Star Game (with Drake /  Jordan  /  Parker /  Silva) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The All-Star Game (with Drake / Jordan / Parker / Silva)
Avant-Garde Jazz 2003
MARSHALL ALLEN Cosmic Tsunami (with Jeffrey Shurdut,  Michael Ray,  Toshi Makihara) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Cosmic Tsunami (with Jeffrey Shurdut, Michael Ray, Toshi Makihara)
Avant-Garde Jazz 2005
MARSHALL ALLEN Marshall Allen & Lou Grassi ‎: Live At The Guelph Festival album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Marshall Allen & Lou Grassi ‎: Live At The Guelph Festival
Avant-Garde Jazz 2005
MARSHALL ALLEN Marshall Allen /  Matthew Shipp /  Joe Morris : Night Logic album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Marshall Allen / Matthew Shipp / Joe Morris : Night Logic
Avant-Garde Jazz 2010
MARSHALL ALLEN Newport Jazz Festival - Night Logic Suites 1-5 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Newport Jazz Festival - Night Logic Suites 1-5
Avant-Garde Jazz 2010
MARSHALL ALLEN Marshall Allen And Kash Killion ‎: Two Stars In The Universe album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Marshall Allen And Kash Killion ‎: Two Stars In The Universe
Avant-Garde Jazz 2014

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