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Allen Morrison

 

Member profile details

Membership level
Jazz Journalist (professional- voting member)
First name
Allen
Last name
Morrison
photo/avatar
City
Freeport
Country
USA
I am a jazz
  • writer
  • other
"Other" means. . .
Musician, Lecturer
website/blog URL 1
allenmorrison.com
'Friend' me on Facebook at:
allen.morrison1
Follow me on Twitter at:
@amorrison2
Other key Publications/Productions
DownBeat, Jazz Times, The Guardian, Jazziz
My interests in jazz are:
Wide-ranging - traditional, swing, bop, post-bop and Brazilian. Recent articles and reviews include DownBeat
June 2018 feature interview with Kurt Elling; Dec 2017 DownBeat cover story on Wynton Marsalis; features on Anat Cohen and Jon Batiste. For Jazz Times, a Dec 2017 interview with singer Catherine Russell; and "The Sound of Film to Come," about the history of jazz in cinema, for The Guardian.
More about what I do:
I lecture frequently about jazz history on Cunard's Queen Mary 2 and at colleges and libraries. I also write liner notes and biographical material for jazz artists. Recent liner notes for albums by Leslie Pintchik "You Eat My Food...etc," (Pintch Hard), and Ron Carter/Houston Person duo album "Chemistry" (HighNote).
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