Jack Allen

Nawlins Boy (Self Released)

Jack Allen is a guitarist based in Los Angeles, CA. A native Angeleno, Jack’s father was part of the dance team, Peck and Peck, that opened for the likes of artists that included Duke Ellington, Billy Eckstine and Louis Jordan. Among others Jack’s musical instruction included private guitar studies with guitarists Barney Kessell and John Collins. Jack studied composition and orchestration with Rule Beasley at Santa Monica City College and privately with Bill Byers, Benny Carter and Dr Albert Harris Academy Award winner film composer Eddy Manson instructed Jack at UCLA.

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Personnel

Azar Lawrence (Tenor Sax)
Land Richards ( Drums)
Robert Russell (Electric Bass) Jitterbug Waltz, Oleo, Scrapple From The Apple
Ernest Tibbs (Electric Bass) Sasa, The King
Don Patterson (Electric Bass) Nawlins Boy, Romans 6
Onaje Murray (Vibes) Sasa
Todd Hunter (Keyboards) Nawlins Boy, Romans 6
Munyungo Jackson (Percussion) Nawlins Boy, Sasa, Romans 6
Steve Baxter (Trombone) Nawlins Boy
Nolan Shaheed (Trumpets) Nawlins Boy
Paul Salvo (Trumpets) Sasa, The King

Track Listing

  1. Nawlins Boy
  2. Jitterbug Waltz
  3. Sasa
  4. Oleo
  5. The King
  6. Scrapple From The Apple
  7. Romans 7

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