Learn How

We need your help in 2018

Support All About Jazz All About Jazz is looking for 1,000 backers to help fund our 2018 projects that directly support jazz. You can make this happen by purchasing ad space or by making a donation to our fund drive. In addition to completing every project (listed here), we'll also hide all Google ads and present exclusive content for a full year!

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.

Read more
CD/LP/Track Review
Live Reviews
CD/LP/Track Review
Read more articles

13 Photos View in Slideshow

Discography

Videos

Similar

Sonny Rollins Sonny Rollins
saxophone
Lee Konitz Lee Konitz
sax, alto
Jaleel Shaw Jaleel Shaw
sax, alto
Mark Turner Mark Turner
sax, tenor
Donny McCaslin Donny McCaslin
saxophone
Lauren Sevian Lauren Sevian
sax, baritone
Noah Preminger Noah Preminger
saxophone
Perico Sambeat Perico Sambeat
saxophone

Support All About Jazz's Future

We need your help and we have a deal. Contribute $20 and we'll hide the six Google ads that appear on every page for a full year!