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GERI ALLEN

 

BIO: Geri Allen is an internationally known composer and pianist. Since 1982, she has recorded, performed or collaborated with artists as diverse as Ravi Coltrane, Dianne Reeves, Liz Wright, and Simone, in... (read more...)

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Jacques Lacombe to End Tenure with NEW JERSEY SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA After 2015-16 SeasonJacques Lacombe to End Tenure with NEW JERSEY SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA After 2015-16 Season
October 08, 2014

New Jersey Symphony Orchestra Music Director Jacques Lacombe has announced that, upon the completion of his current contract with the Orchestra, he will step down as the NJSO's music director in Augus... (more...)


Miller Theatre to Present CYRUS CHESTNUT TRIO, 11/1Miller Theatre to Present CYRUS CHESTNUT TRIO, 11/1
September 29, 2014

Miller Theatre at Columbia University School of the Arts continues its 2014-15 Jazz series with the CYRUS CHESTNUT TRIO, featuring Cyrus Chestnut, piano, Dezron Douglas, bass, and Neal Smith, drums. T... (more...)


Jon Batiste and Stay Human, Lou Donaldson with Dr. Lonnie Smith and More Join 2014 Blue Note Jazz Festival Lineup, 6/1-30Jon Batiste and Stay Human, Lou Donaldson with Dr. Lonnie Smith and More Join 2014 Blue Note Jazz Festival Lineup, 6/1-30
May 05, 2014

Blue Note Entertainment Group has announced lineup additions for the 2014 Blue Note Jazz Festival, scheduled to take place Sunday, June 1 through Monday, June 30, with over 150 performances at more th... (more...)


MONTY ALEXANDER Announces U.S. TourMONTY ALEXANDER Announces U.S. Tour
March 21, 2014

On April 8, just two months before the New York-based artist Monty Alexander celebrates his 70th birthday, Motéma Music will release Harlem-Kingston Express Vol. 2: The River Rolls On (more...)


Jazz at Lincoln Center with Wynton Marsalis Returns to Segerstrom Center TonightJazz at Lincoln Center with Wynton Marsalis Returns to Segerstrom Center Tonight
March 14, 2014

The world-renowned Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis arrives at Segerstrom Center for the Arts tonight, March 14 at 7:30 p.m. in Segerstrom Hall. (more...)


Harlem Stage Hosts Geri Allen's Mary Lou Williams Tribute, Now thru 3/15Harlem Stage Hosts Geri Allen's Mary Lou Williams Tribute, Now thru 3/15
March 13, 2014

World-renowned composer and pianist Geri Allen presents 'A Conversation with Mary Lou: Geri Allen Celebrates Mary Lou Williams' a new music and spoken-word tribute to the legacy of jazz groundbreaker ... (more...)


Harlem Stage to Host Geri Allen's Mary Lou Williams Tribute, 3/13-15Harlem Stage to Host Geri Allen's Mary Lou Williams Tribute, 3/13-15
March 10, 2014

World-renowned composer and pianist Geri Allen presents 'A Conversation with Mary Lou: Geri Allen Celebrates Mary Lou Williams' a new music and spoken-word tribute to the legacy of jazz groundbreaker ... (more...)


Yale Club of Chicago to Present GERSHWIN IN BLUE, 2/26Yale Club of Chicago to Present GERSHWIN IN BLUE, 2/26
February 07, 2014

The Yale Club of Chicago presents "Gershwin in Blue: A George and Ira Gershwin Songbook Celebration," Wednesday, February 26, 8 p.m. at the Jazz Showcase, featuring vocalists Ava Logan and Charles Tho... (more...)


Jazz at Lincoln Center with Wynton Marsalis to Return to Segerstrom Center, 3/14Jazz at Lincoln Center with Wynton Marsalis to Return to Segerstrom Center, 3/14
December 11, 2013

The world-renowned Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis arrives at Segerstrom Center for the Arts on Friday, March 14 at 7:30 p.m. in Segerstrom Hall. The much admired and critically ... (more...)


Pianist Brandon McCune Pays Tribute to Memphis Music Legend Mulgrew Miller at Luna Stage TonightPianist Brandon McCune Pays Tribute to Memphis Music Legend Mulgrew Miller at Luna Stage Tonight
October 27, 2013

A Tribute to Mulgrew Miller will continue Luna Stage's Music in the Moonlight Series with pianist Brandon McCune tonight, Oct. 27 at 7 p.m. Featuring Ameen Saleem on Bass and Cecil Brooks III on Drums... (more...)


Geri Allen, Terri Lyne Carrington and Esperanza Spalding Join Forces at Segerstrom Center This WeekendGeri Allen, Terri Lyne Carrington and Esperanza Spalding Join Forces at Segerstrom Center This Weekend
October 25, 2013

Three of today's leading ladies of jazz, Geri Allen (piano), Terri Lyne Carrington (drums) and Esperanza Spalding (bass), also known as the trio ACS, will take to the stage at Segerstrom Center for th... (more...)


Pianist Brandon McCune to Pay Tribute to Memphis Music Legend Mulgrew Miller at Luna Stage, 10/27Pianist Brandon McCune to Pay Tribute to Memphis Music Legend Mulgrew Miller at Luna Stage, 10/27
October 19, 2013

A Tribute to Mulgrew Miller will continue Luna Stage's Music in the Moonlight Series with pianist Brandon McCune on Sunday, Oct. 27 at 7 p.m. Featuring Ameen Saleem on Bass and Cecil Brooks III on Dru... (more...)


Roulette Welcomes Oliver Lake and More TonightRoulette Welcomes Oliver Lake and More Tonight
October 01, 2013

Roulette, celebrating 35 years of new and adventurous performance, will present an evening with Oliver Lake featuring the Flux String Quartet and Vijay Iyer. (more...)


Carmen Lundy to Play Harris Center, 9/21Carmen Lundy to Play Harris Center, 9/21
September 08, 2013

One of the today's finest jazz singers, Carmen Lundy is highly regarded for her innovative musicianship and songwriting. "In a world of pretenders, Carmen Lundy is a genuine Jazz Singer" says The Even... (more...)


Roulette to Welcome Oliver Lake and More, 10/1Roulette to Welcome Oliver Lake and More, 10/1
September 07, 2013

Roulette, celebrating 35 years of new and adventurous performance, will present an evening with Oliver Lake featuring the Flux String Quartet and Vijay Iyer. (more...)


Jonathan Batiste, Greg Thomas and More Set for National Jazz Museum in Harlem, Sept 2013Jonathan Batiste, Greg Thomas and More Set for National Jazz Museum in Harlem, Sept 2013
August 30, 2013

The National Jazz Museum in Harlem has added a slew of new events with Jonathan Batiste. Below you will find the entire calendar of events for September with three new Jazz Is:Now! additions. The muse... (more...)


Geri Allen, Terri Lyne Carrington and Esperanza Spalding to Join Forces at Segerstrom Center, 10/25-26Geri Allen, Terri Lyne Carrington and Esperanza Spalding to Join Forces at Segerstrom Center, 10/25-26
June 26, 2013

Three of today's leading ladies of jazz, Geri Allen (piano), Terri Lyne Carrington (drums) and Esperanza Spalding (bass), also known as the trio ACS, will take to the stage at Segerstrom Center for th... (more...)


Yale Club of Chicago Presents DUKE ELLINGTON AT YALE: A MUSICAL TRIBUTE TonightYale Club of Chicago Presents DUKE ELLINGTON AT YALE: A MUSICAL TRIBUTE Tonight
February 27, 2013

Duke Ellington at Yale: A Musical Tribute will be presented by the Yale Club of Chicago with support from the Jazz Institute of Chicago tonight, February 27, with sets at 8pm and 10pm. (more...)


Michael Wolff and Mike Clark Release 'Wolff & Clark Expedition' Debut CDMichael Wolff and Mike Clark Release 'Wolff & Clark Expedition' Debut CD
February 19, 2013

When two of the best musicians on the planet decide to combine their estimable talents to create a band without boundaries, the result is the WOLFF & CLARK EXPEDITION. Dizzy Gillespie famously said th... (more...)


Yale Club of Chicago to Present DUKE ELLINGTON AT YALE: A MUSICAL TRIBUTE, 2/27Yale Club of Chicago to Present DUKE ELLINGTON AT YALE: A MUSICAL TRIBUTE, 2/27
February 02, 2013

Duke Ellington at Yale: A Musical Tribute will be presented by the Yale Club of Chicago with support from the Jazz Institute of Chicago on Wednesday, February 27, with sets at 8pm and 10pm. (more...)


Hollywood Bowl Announces Concert LineupHollywood Bowl Announces Concert Lineup
January 29, 2013

The Los Angeles Philharmonic Association today announced the Hollywood Bowl summer 2013 subscription series and single events for its 92nd season at the historic venue. The Hollywood Bowl is one of th... (more...)


Michael Wolff and Mike Clark to Release 'Wolff & Clark Expedition' Debut CDMichael Wolff and Mike Clark to Release 'Wolff & Clark Expedition' Debut CD
January 28, 2013

When two of the best musicians on the planet decide to combine their estimable talents to create a band without boundaries, the result is the WOLFF & CLARK EXPEDITION. Dizzy Gillespie famously said th... (more...)


Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz Presents Annual Competition and Gala September 22-23 in DCThelonious Monk Institute of Jazz Presents Annual Competition and Gala September 22-23 in DC
September 17, 2012

The 25th annual Thelonious Monk International Jazz Competition and 'Women, Music and Diplomacy' All-Star Gala Concert will be presented by the world-renowned Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz, in part... (more...)


Carmen Lundy Plays Blue Note, Now thru 7/8Carmen Lundy Plays Blue Note, Now thru 7/8
July 05, 2012

Carmen Lundy has performed and recorded with such musicians as Ray Barretto, Kenny Barron, Bruce Hornsby, Mulgrew Miller, Terri Lyne Carrington, Kip Hanrahan, Courtney Pine, Roy Hargrove, Jimmy Cobb, ... (more...)


Celebrate Brooklyn! Performing Arts Festival Kicks Off Today, 6/5Celebrate Brooklyn! Performing Arts Festival Kicks Off Today, 6/5
June 05, 2012

Celebrate Brooklyn! previously announced its lineup for this year, which begins today, June 5 with a free concert by reggae icon Jimmy Cliff. (more...)







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