Carl Allen

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Birthday
25, 1961
Birthplace
Pennsylvania
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
25, 1961 (age 57)
Birthplace
Pennsylvania

About

Jazz musician who worked with numerous legendary artists, including Freddie Hubbard, Jackie McLean, George Coleman, and Phil Woods.

Before Fame

He attended William Patterson University and would later accept a faculty position at The Julliard School in 2001.

Trivia

He first met bassist Christian McBride when he was working with the Benny Green Trio, leading to a long-standing collaboration.

Family Life

His parents raised him on gospel, R&B, and funk, but it was one of Benny Carter's LPs that turned him on to jazz.

Associated With

He was influenced by Duke Ellington.