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Ben Allison

In a career that spans nearly 30 years, bassist/composer Ben Allison has developed his own instantly identifiable sound, solidifying an international reputation as one of the leading voices of his generation. Known for his inspired arrangements, inventive grooves and hummable melodies, Ben draws from the jazz tradition and a range of influences from rock and folk to 20th century classical and world music, seamlessly blending them into a cinematic, cohesive whole.

With his groups The Ben Allison Band, Think Free, The Easy Way Trio, Peace Pipe, and Medicine Wheel, Ben has toured extensively throughout the world, building new audiences with an adventurous yet accessible sound and a flair for the unexpected.

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Primary Instrument

Bass, acoustic

Location

New York City

Willing to teach

Advanced only

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Discography

Layers of the City

Layers of the City

Sonic Camera Records
2017

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Quiet Revolution

Quiet Revolution

Newvelle Records
2016

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The Stars Look Very Different Today

The Stars Look Very...

Sonic Camera Records
2014

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Action-Refraction

Action-Refraction

Palmetto Records
2011

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Think Free

Think Free

Palmetto Records
2010

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D.A.V.E.

D.A.V.E.

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The Stars Look Very Different...

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