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JD Allen

Primary Instrument: Sax, tenor

JD Allen

Hailed by the New York Times as “a tenor saxophonist with an enigmatic, elegant and hard-driving style,” J.D. Allen is one of the most thoughtful jazz saxophonists on the scene today.

The Detroit natives apprenticeship has largely been in New York, where he has performed, recorded, and toured with legends Lester Bowie, George Cables, Betty Carter,Louis Hayes , Ron Carter, Jack DeJohnette, Frank Foster Big Band, Winard Harper, Butch Morris, David Murray, Wallace Roney, and contemporaries Cindy Blackman, Orrin Evans, Marcus Gilmore, Russell Gunn, and Me'shell N'degeocello, Dave Douglas among others....
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  • 2008 - "I AM - I AM" (J.D. ALLEN TRIO)
  • 2008 - "November (jeremy Pelt)
  • 2007 - "Detroit" (Gerald Cleaver)
  • 2006 - "Blue Note Sessions" (Nigel Kennedy)
  • 2005 - "Easy Now" (Orrin Evans)
  • 2005 - "The Tuba Project" (Lucien Ban)
  • 2005 - "Music For The New Millennium" (Cindy Blackman)
  • 2004 - "Tales of a Stuttering Mime" (Eric Revis)
  • 2003 - "Red Stars" (Red Records All-Stars)
  • 2002 - "Blue On The DL" (Russell Gunn)
  • 2001 - "Pharaoh's Children" (J.D. Allen III)
  • 2001 - "The Band Live at Widener University" (Orrin Evans)
  • 2001 - "Someday" (Cindy Blackman)
  • 2000 - "Colors" (Fabio Morgera)
  • 1998 - "Second Take" (Duane Eubanks)
  • 1998 - "Embrace" (Elisabeth Kontomanou)
  • 1998 - "Slick" (Fabio Morgera)
  • 1999 - "Works On Canvas" (Cindy Blackman)
  • 1998 - "Trap Dancer" (Winard Harper Quintet)
  • 1996 - "In Search Of..." (J.D. Allen III)
  • 1996 - "Winard" (Winard Harper Sextet)

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