Marshall Allen

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Birthday
25, 1924
Birthplace
Louisville, KY
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
25, 1924 (age 95)
Birthplace
Louisville, KY

About

Avant-garde jazz alto saxophonist and multi-instrumentalist who was a long-time collaborator with Sun Ra and his Arkestra.

Before Fame

He studied saxophone in Paris while deployed there during World War II.

Trivia

After Sun Ra and then John Gilmore both passed away, Allen became the director of the Arkestra.

Family Life

He was born in Louisville, Kentucky.

Associated With

He has been compared to a "Johnny Hodges from another dimension."