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Ben Allison

Primary Instrument: Bass, acoustic

Born: November 17, 1966    

Ben Allison

Bassist/composer Ben Allison is one of a few band leaders working in jazz today who has developed his own instantly identifiable sound. Known for his lyrical melodies, inventive grooves and inspired arrangements, Ben draws from the jazz tradition and a range of influences from rock and folk to classical and world music, seamlessly blending them into a cinematic, cohesive whole.

With his groups The Ben Allison Band, Man Size Safe, Peace Pipe, and Medicine Wheel, Ben has toured extensively throughout the US, Canada, South America and Europe, winning fans and building new audiences with an adventurous yet accessible sound and a flair for the unexpected....
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    The Stars Look Very Different Today

    Sonic Camera Records
    2014
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    The Stars Look Very Different Today

    Vertigo
    2013
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    Action-Refraction

    Vertigo
    2011
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    Think Free

    Palmetto Records
    2010
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    Think Free

    Vertigo
    2009
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    Little Things Run The World

    Palmetto Records
    2008
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    Little Things Run The World

    Vertigo
    2007
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Primary Instrument:
Bass, acoustic

Location:
New York, NY

Willing to teach:
Advanced students only.

Abraham Prescott bass. Concord, NH circa 1840
Aguilar SC500 Amp
2x12 cabinets

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Events Calendar

Date Venue Ticket
Aug22 Ben Allison
Cornelia Street Cafe
New York, NY
Sep01 Ben Allison
55 Bar
New York, NY
Sep04 Ben Allison
SmallsLIVE at Brasserie Ruhlmann
New York, NY
Sep16 Ben Allison
Birdland
New York, NY
Sep16 Ben Allison
Birdland
New York, NY
Sep16 Ben Allison
Birdland
New York, NY
Sep17 Ben Allison
Birdland
New York, NY

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Featured recording “The Stars Look Very Different...”

The Stars Look Very Different...

Sonic Camera Records (2013)
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