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Geri Allen

Geri Allen has been played on NTS in shows including Hustlekat, featured first on 19 December 2017. Songs played include Black Pools, Song For The Whales and Ray.

Geri Allen (Pontiac, Michigan, June 12, 1957 – June 27, 2017) was an American composer, educator, and jazz pianist. 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…

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MOST PLAYED TRACKS
Black Pools
Geri Allen
Minor Music1989
Black Pools
Geri AllenMinor Music1989
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Song For The Whales
Geri Allen, Charlie Haden, Paul Motian
DIW1991
Song For The Whales
Geri Allen, Charlie Haden, Paul MotianDIW1991
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Ray
Geri Allen
Verve Records1998
Ray
Geri AllenVerve Records1998
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Le Goo Wop
Geri Allen
Blue Note1991
Le Goo Wop
Geri AllenBlue Note1991
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