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Primary Instrument: Bass, acoustic

Born: November 17, 1966

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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Primary InstrumentBass, acoustic

LocationNew York, NY

Willing to teachAdvanced students only.

Music

Featured recording “The Stars Look Very Different Today”

The Stars Look Very Different Today

Sonic Camera Records
2013
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    The Stars Look Very Different Today

    Sonic Camera Records
    2014
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    Union Square

    ABeat
    2012
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    Action-Refraction

    Palmetto Records
    2011
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    Think Free

    Palmetto Records
    2010
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    Little Things Run The World

    Palmetto Records
    2008
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    Cowboy Justice

    Palmetto Records
    2006
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    Medicine Wheel

    Palmetto Records
    2006
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    Ben Allison
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Events

Date Event
May01 Ben Allison
Jazz at Kitano New York
New York, NY
May01 Ben Allison
Jazz at Kitano New York
New York, NY
May28 Ben Allison
Jazz Showcase
Chicago, IL
May29 Ben Allison
Jazz Showcase
Chicago, IL
May30 Ben Allison
Jazz at Kitano New York
New York, NY
May30 Ben Allison
Jazz Showcase
Chicago, IL
May31 Ben Allison
Jazz Showcase
Chicago, IL

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