Jen Allen

Jen Allen is a jazz pianist whose debut solo album “Pieces of Myself” was released in June 2011. The album features Dave Baron on bass, Lee Fish on drums, Kris Allen on alto, Josh Evans on trumpet and Andrew Renfroe on guitar.

In May 2011, Allen was chosen as one of only eight pianists from around the world to participate in the Mary Lou Williams Women in Jazz Workshop at the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C.

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”It's (Pieces of Myself) a smart, elegant showcase for her skills as a pianist and composer featuring seven expressive originals and one fine standard, which resonate with an emotional, memoir-like inspiration.” Hartford Courant
Primary Instrument

Piano

Location

West Hartford, CT

Willing to teach

Intermediate to advanced students

Credentials/Background

This summer Allen joined the Senior Faculty at the Litchfield Jazz Camp. Allen also teaches at The University of Hartford (music history), Trinity College, The Greater Hartford Academy of the Arts. She has taught private lessons for over 12 years.

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