Upcoming Shows

The McCoy Tyner Project - TBA
04/04/17 @ 8:00pm
TBA , Cull


ACS – Geri Allen, Terri Carrington, Esperanza Spalding - Scullers
04/14/17 - 04/15/17 @ 8:00pm
Scullers , 400 Soldiers Field Road , Boston , MA


Geri Allen and Enrico Rava - European Tour
05/10/17 - 05/23/17
European Tour , TBA


Geri Allen and Enrico Rava - TBA
05/18/17
TBA , Vicenza


Geri Allen and Enrico Rava - TBA
05/19/17
TBA , Correggie


Geri Allen and Enrico Rava - TBA
05/20/17
TBA , Milan


Geri Allen and Enrico Rava - Jazz Sous Les Pommiers
05/21/17 - 05/22/17
Jazz Sous Les Pommiers , Coutance


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Geri's Latest Recording
Perfection

TRACK LISTING:

  1. Mirror of Youth
  2. Barbara Allen
  3. Geri-Rigged
  4. The David, Geri & Terri Show
  5. The Nurturer
  6. Perfection
  7. D Special (Interlude)
  8. Samsara (for Wayne)
  9. For Fr. Peter O’Brien
  10. Cycles and Seasons

MUSICIANS:

David Murray – saxophone
Geri Allen – piano
Terri Lyne Carrington – drums

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Geri Allen is a Yamaha Artist

About Geri Allen

Geri AllenProfessor Allen is currently Director of the Jazz Studies Department at the University of Pittsburgh, where she earned a master’s degree in ethnomusicology.

Geri Allen, pianist/composer, bandleader, educator and Guggenheim Fellow, is the first recipient of the Soul Train, Lady of Soul Award for Jazz. In 2011 Geri Allen, was nominated for an NAACP Award for her Timeline, Tap Quartet Project. Allen is the first woman, and youngest person to receive the Danish Jazz Par Prize. She is a cutting edge performing artist, and continues to concertize internationally.

She is a product of the Detroit Public School System, Howard University and the University of Pittsburgh. Allen moved to NYC in 1982 after she completed her advanced degree in ethnomusicology from the University of Pittsburgh, and for the past thirty years has recorded, performed and collaborated with some of the most important artists of our time including Ornette Coleman, Ravi Coltrane, George Shirley, Dewey Redman, Jimmy Cobb, Sandra Turner-Barnes, Charles Lloyd, Marcus Belgrave, Betty Carter, Jason Moran, Lizz Wright, Marian McPartland, Roy Brooks, Vijay Iyer, Charlie Haden and Paul Motion, Laurie Anderson, Terri Lynn Carrington and Esperanza Spalding, Hal Wilner, Ron Carter, Tony Williams, Dianne Reeves, Joe Lovano, Dr. Billy Taylor, Carrie Mae Weems, Angelique Kidjo, Mary Wilson and the Supremes, S. Epatha Merkerson, Farah Jasmin Griffin, Howard University’s Afro-Blue and many others.

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