Geri Allen

Born: 
06/12/1957
City: 
Pontiac
Region: 
Michigan
Country: 
USA
Years Active: 
1970's-present
Instruments: 
Piano
Recorded With: 

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Geri Allen is a post bop jazz pianist, producer, and music educator who has worked with many of the greats of modern jazz, including Dave Holland, Ron Carter, Ravi Coltrane, Tony Williams, Jack DeJohnette, Ornette Coleman, Betty Carter, Mary Stallings, and Charles Lloyd. She cites her primary influences to be Keith Jarrett, Herbie Hancock and Bill Evans. She is married to trumpeter Wallace Roney.

Discography

Released: 1990
Released: 1994
Released: 1994
Released: 2006

Concerts

Event Datesort descending Venue City Region Country
Montreux-Detroit Jazz Festival 09/05/1981 Detroit Music Hall Detroit Michigan USA
Marcus Belgrave Sextet 07/25/1982 Montreux Jazz Festival Montreux Vaud Switzerland
Geri Allen Recording Session 02/08/1984 Tonstudio Zuckerfabrik Stuttgart Baden-Württemberg Germany
Geri Allen Recording Session 02/09/1984 Tonstudio Zuckerfabrik Stuttgart Baden-Württemberg Germany
Oliver Lake Recording Session 09/17/1984 Vanguard Studio NYC New York USA
Oliver Lake Recording Session 09/20/1984 Vanguard Studio NYC New York USA
Frank Lowe Recording Session 09/24/1984 Vanguard Studio NYC New York USA
Frank Lowe Recording Session 09/28/1984 Vanguard Studio NYC New York USA
Geri Allen 05/04/1985 Detroit Institute of Arts Detroit Michigan USA
Woody Shaw 02/26/1986 Baker's Keyboard Lounge Detroit Michigan USA
Woody Shaw 02/27/1986 Baker's Keyboard Lounge Detroit Michigan USA
Woody Shaw 02/28/1986 Baker's Keyboard Lounge Detroit Michigan USA
Woody Shaw 03/01/1986 Baker's Keyboard Lounge Detroit Michigan USA
Woody Shaw 03/02/1986 Baker's Keyboard Lounge Detroit Michigan USA
Mayflower Piano Festival 06/08/1986 Mayflower Congregational United Church Detroit Michigan USA
Charlie Haden Recording Session 09/14/1987 Sound Ideas Studios NYC New York USA
Charlie Haden Recording Session 09/15/1987 Sound Ideas Studios NYC New York USA
Geri Allen Septet 10/10/1987 The Ark (2) Ann Arbor Michigan USA
Geri Allen 01/02/1988 Detroit Institute of Arts Detroit Michigan USA
Buddy Collette Recording Session 07/04/1988 Barigozzi Studios Milan Lombardy Italy
Buddy Collette Recording Session 07/05/1988 Barigozzi Studios Milan Lombardy Italy
African World Festival 08/19/1988 Hart Plaza Detroit Michigan USA
Montreux-Detroit Jazz Festival 09/03/1988 Hart Plaza Detroit Michigan USA
Geri Allen / Roy Brooks 02/25/1989 Mayflower Congregational United Church Detroit Michigan USA
Recording Session 04/06/1989 Sound Ideas Studios NYC New York USA

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