Category Archives: Geri Allen

Nobody Knows what Britney Knows

LONELY WOMAN Charlie Haden and Paul Motian, featuring Geri Allen Etudes Soul Note : 1988 GA, piano; GH, bass; PM, drums. One of the great versions of this classic Ornette Coleman ballad. Is it ironic that the song is rendered… Continue reading

Category Charlie Haden, Geri Allen, Paul Motian

Autoscopy: A solo piano mixtape compiled by Vijay Iyer

We’re incredibly pleased to offer this guest post by pianist and composer Vijay Iyer. He’s compiled an annotated mixtape of personally significant solo piano recordings. It showcases the stunning beauty, range, and continuity of piano jazz. For those who aren’t… Continue reading

Category Andrew Hill, Cecil Taylor, Geri Allen, guest posts, Randy Weston, Sun Ra, Vijay Iyer