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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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    Action-Refraction

    Vertigo
    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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    Buzz

    Palmetto Records
    2004
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    Ben Allison
    The Stars Look Very Different...

Events

Date Event Ticket
Jan08 Ben Allison
SmallsLIVE at Brasserie Ruhlmann
New York, NY
Feb12 Ben Allison
Cornelia Street Cafe
New York, NY
Mar11 Ben Allison
UMBC Commons
Baltimore, MD
Mar12 Ben Allison
UMBC Commons
Baltimore, MD
Mar13 Ben Allison
UMBC Commons
Baltimore, MD
Apr01 Ben Allison
Jazz Standard
New York, NY
Apr03 Ben Allison
Bohemian Caverns
Washington, DC

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