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Marshall Allen

Primary Instrument: Sax, alto

Born: May 25, 1924    

Marshall Allen

Marshall Allen - alto saxophone, flute, clarinet, oboe, kora, and E.V.I. (Electronic Valve Instrument).

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....
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Source: elrarecords.com

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    Night Logic

    Innovative Communication
    2010
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    Live At The Guelph Festival

    Innovative Communication
    2005
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    Cosmic Tsunami

    Innovative Communication
    2005
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    The All-Star Game

    Innovative Communication
    2003
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    PoZest

    Innovative Communication
    2000

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Featured recording “The All Star Game”

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The All Star Game

Eremite Records (2003)

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