Marshall Allen

Real Name:
Marshall Belford Allen
Profile:
American free jazz alto saxophonist. Born May 25, 1924 in Louisville, Kentucky. Also performs on flute, oboe, piccolo, and EVI (an electronic valve instrument made by the Akai company).
Allen studied in Paris under Ulysse Delecluse after being discharged from the US army.
He later played with the James Moody And His Orchestra ‎under the name Red Allen.
Best known for his long association with Sun Ra, lasting from the late 1950s until Ra's death, after which Allen has continued to lead the Sun Ra Arkestra.
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CIMP 154 Out Of The Box — Marshall Allen Tyrone Hill Quartet Featuring Marshall Allen Tyrone Hill Quartet Featuring Marshall Allen - Out Of The Box(CD, Album) CIMP CIMP 154 US 1998 Sell This Version
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99021 A Song For The Sun — Marshall Allen The Sun Ra Arkestra Under The Direction Of Marshall Allen The Sun Ra Arkestra Under The Direction Of Marshall Allen - A Song For The Sun(CD, Album) El Ra Records 99021 US 1999 Sell This Version
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CIMP 207 PoZest — Marshall Allen Marshall Allen with Lou Grassi's PoBand Marshall Allen with Lou Grassi's PoBand - PoZest(CD, Album) CIMP CIMP 207 US 2000 Sell This Version
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50322 Music For The 21st Century (Live At The Uncool Festival In Poschiavo, Switzerland) — Marshall Allen The Sun Ra Arkestra Under The Direction Of Marshall Allen The Sun Ra Arkestra Under The Direction Of Marshall Allen - Music For The 21st Century (Live At The Uncool Festival In Poschiavo, Switzerland)(CD, Album) El Ra Records 50322 US 2003 Sell This Version
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MTE044 The All-Star Game — Marshall Allen Allen* / Drake* / Jordan* / Parker* / Silva* Allen* / Drake* / Jordan* / Parker* / Silva* - The All-Star Game(CD, Album) Eremite Records MTE044 US 2003 Sell This Version
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ED-22 Ten By Two — Marshall Allen Terry Adams (2) And Marshall Allen Terry Adams (2) And Marshall Allen - Ten By Two (Album) Edisun ED-22 US 2005 Sell This Version
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CJR 1192 Live At The Guelph Festival — Marshall Allen Marshall Allen & Lou Grassi Marshall Allen & Lou Grassi - Live At The Guelph Festival(CD, Album) Cadence Jazz Records CJR 1192 US 2005 Sell This Version
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none Happy Birthday Marshall! — Marshall Allen Marshall Allen, Danny Ray Thompson, Sabir Mateen, Jackson Krall, Adam Lane, Nick Gianni, Jeffrey Hayden Shurdut* Marshall Allen, Danny Ray Thompson, Sabir Mateen, Jackson Krall, Adam Lane, Nick Gianni, Jeffrey Hayden Shurdut* - Happy Birthday Marshall!(CDr, Ltd) Nolabel (2) none US 2005 Sell This Version
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HOB 002 Loveletter #2 The Muffins With Marshall Allen & Knoel Scott* The Muffins With Marshall Allen & Knoel Scott* - Loveletter #2 "The Ra Sessions"(CD, Album) Hobart Films & Records HOB 002 US 2005 Sell This Version
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VNY 405 The Key Of Life — Marshall Allen Dewey Redman, David Bond (3), Ed Blackwell, Marshall Allen Dewey Redman, David Bond (3), Ed Blackwell, Marshall Allen - The Key Of Life (Album) Vineyard Record Company VNY 405 US 2009 Sell This Version
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IOR CD 77098-2 Live At The Paradox — Marshall Allen Sun Ra Arkestra* Under The Direction Of Marshall Allen Sun Ra Arkestra* Under The Direction Of Marshall Allen - Live At The Paradox(CD, Album) In+Out Records IOR CD 77098-2 Germany 2009 Sell This Version
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COOPR260 Caribou Vibration Ensemble Featuring Marshall Allen — Marshall Allen Caribou Vibration Ensemble Featuring Marshall Allen Caribou Vibration Ensemble Featuring Marshall Allen - Caribou Vibration Ensemble Featuring Marshall Allen (Album) Not On Label (Caribou Self-released) COOPR260 Germany 2010 Sell This Version
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SS01 Live At Space Farms — Marshall Allen Scott Robinson (2), Marshall Allen, Pat O'Leary, Kevin Norton Scott Robinson (2), Marshall Allen, Pat O'Leary, Kevin Norton - Live At Space Farms(2xCD, Enh, 2-C) ScienSonic SS01 US 2010 Sell This Version
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ROG-0028 Night Logic — Marshall Allen M. Allen* - M. Shipp* - J. Morris* M. Allen* - M. Shipp* - J. Morris* - Night Logic(CD, Album) RogueArt ROG-0028 France 2010 Sell This Version
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PRCD 4051 Live At The Knitting Factory Volume 1 — Marshall Allen The Lou Grassi Po Band* With Marshall Allen The Lou Grassi Po Band* With Marshall Allen - Live At The Knitting Factory Volume 1(CD, Album) Porter Records PRCD 4051 US 2010 Sell This Version
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re:048 Vibrations Of The Day — Marshall Allen KonstruKt, Marshall Allen, Hüseyin Ertunç, Barlas Tan Özemek KonstruKt, Marshall Allen, Hüseyin Ertunç, Barlas Tan Özemek - Vibrations Of The Day (Album) Re:konstruKt re:048 Turkey 2011 Sell This Version
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CIMP 394 In This Moment — Marshall Allen Odean Pope Trio With Marshall Allen Odean Pope Trio With Marshall Allen - In This Moment(CD, Album) CIMP CIMP 394 US 2013 Sell This Version
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LRLP 001 Two Stars In The Universe — Marshall Allen Marshall Allen And Kash Killion Marshall Allen And Kash Killion - Two Stars In The Universe Little Rocket Records LRLP 001 Switzerland 2014 Sell This Version
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8mm 061 Live At Sant'Anna Arresi Jazz Festival — Marshall Allen Konstrukt & Marshall Allen Konstrukt & Marshall Allen - Live At Sant'Anna Arresi Jazz Festival(LP, Ltd) 8mm Records 8mm 061 Italy 2014 Sell This Version
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SS06 Mission In Space — Marshall Allen Scott Robinson Spacetette Featuring Marshall Allen And Henry Grimes Scott Robinson Spacetette Featuring Marshall Allen And Henry Grimes - Mission In Space(CD, Album) ScienSonic SS06 US 2014 Sell This Version
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IOR 77122-9 Live At Babylon — Marshall Allen Sun Ra Arkestra* Under The Direction Of Marshall Allen Sun Ra Arkestra* Under The Direction Of Marshall Allen - Live At Babylon (Album) In+Out Records IOR 77122-9 Germany 2015 Sell This Version
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SOLCD-001 Cult Of Saint Margaret — Marshall Allen Cinema Soloriens - James Harrar, Marshall Allen, Rogier Smal with Graham Massey, Paddy Steer, David Birchall, Richard Harrison Cinema Soloriens - James Harrar, Marshall Allen, Rogier Smal with Graham Massey, Paddy Steer, David Birchall, Richard Harrison - Cult Of Saint Margaret(CDr, Album) Soloriens Media SOLCD-001 US 2015 Sell This Version
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RNR0107LP Ceremonial Healing — Marshall Allen Marshall Allen, Danny Ray Thompson, Jamie Saft, Trevor Dunn, Balazs Pandi* W. Roswell Rudd Marshall Allen, Danny Ray Thompson, Jamie Saft, Trevor Dunn, Balazs Pandi* W. Roswell Rudd - Ceremonial Healing(3xLP, Album, Red) RareNoise Records RNR0107LP US 2019 Sell This Version
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FTR472, ORN1 Aerials And Antennas — Marshall Allen Soloriens Native Unity Quartet Featuring Marshall Allen Soloriens Native Unity Quartet Featuring Marshall Allen - Aerials And Antennas(LP, Album) Feeding Tube Records, Ornesco FTR472, ORN1 US 2019 Sell This Version
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SS12 Flow States — Marshall Allen Marshall Allen, Roscoe Mitchell, Milford Graves, Scott Robinson (2) Marshall Allen, Roscoe Mitchell, Milford Graves, Scott Robinson (2) - Flow States(CD, Album, Enh) ScienSonic SS12 US 2020 Sell This Version

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lambcannon

May 25, 2022
If you want to live a very long time, do exactly what Marshall Allen does, and only what he does, including playing the most intense, and intensely beautiful alto soloes ever on any planet. Do this every day of your life and you will probably be a lot happier than you are now.

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