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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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Albums

Graffiti
Graffiti
Savant Records
2015
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Victory!
Victory!
Sunnyside Records
2011
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Shine!
Shine!
Sunnyside Records
2009
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Shine
Shine
Sunnyside Records
2009
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I AM I AM
I AM I AM
Sunnyside Records
2008
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I AM  I AM
I AM I AM
Sunnyside Records
2008
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