CD

The golden years. vol.1

Henry "Red" Allen (performer)
+1
The golden years. vol.1
×
The golden years. vol.1 The golden years. vol.1

The golden years. vol.1

Show more
Title
The golden years. vol.1
Performer
Henry "Red" Allen 1908-1967 (trompet;zang)
Publisher
Upbeat, 2019
1 cd
Playing time
01:11:20
EAN
5018121128829
CDR
JCX2377
Placing suggestion
73 - Jazz (NBLC) J1 - Jazz (Flemish music schema)

Availability in Flemish libraries

0 time in Flemish libraries

About Henry "Red" Allen

Henry James "Red" Allen (January 7, 1908 – April 17, 1967) was an American jazz trumpeter and vocalist whose style has been claimed to be the first to fully incorporate the innovations of Louis Armstrong.

Life and career

Allen was born in the Algiers neighborhood of New Orleans, Louisiana, the son of the bandleader Henry Allen. He took early trumpet lessons from Peter Bocage and Manuel Manetta.

Allen's career began in Sidney Desvigne's Southern Syncopators. He was playing professionally by 1924 with the Excelsior Brass Band and the jazz dance bands of Sam Morgan, George Lewis and John Casimir. After playing on riverboats on the Mississippi River, he went to Chicago in 1927 to join King Oliver's band. Around this time he made recordings on the side in the band of Clarence Williams. After returning briefly to New Orleans, where he worked with the bands of Fate Marable and Fats Pichon, he w…Read more on Wikipedia