Ben Allison

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Ben Allison (born November 17, 1966, in New Haven, Connecticut) is an American bassist, composer, recording artist, bandleader, educator and activist. He has recorded 11 albums as a leader. In addition to his work as a performer, he co-founded the non-profit Jazz Composers Collective and served as its Artistic Director for 12 years. Allison is an adjunct professor at New School University and serves on the board of the NY chapter of the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences, where he co-chairs the Advocacy Committee and serves as President.

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Year Title Artist RatingReleases
2006 Cowboy Justice Ben Allison 1
2007 Little Things Run the World Ben Allison 1
2009 Think Free Ben Allison 1
2011 Action-Refraction Ben Allison 1
2013 The Stars Look Very Different Today Ben Allison 1
Buzz Ben Allison 1
Medicine Wheel Ben Allison 1
Seven Arrows Ben Allison 1

Album + Compilation

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1999 The Other Side of Ellington Matt Wilson, David Berkman, Joel Frahm, Pete McCann & Ben Allison 1

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Year Title Artist RatingReleases
2002 Peace Pipe Ben Allison 1

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