BirthdayMay 25, 1925
BirthplaceLouisville, USA

Celebrity biographies

  1. About Marshall Allen

    Full name: Marshall Allen
    Also known as: Marshall Allen, Allen, Marshall
    Professions: American free jazz and avant-garde jazz alto saxophone player

  2. Marshall Allen Known for

    The Magic Sun (1966), Space Is the Place (1974), Mystery Mister Ra (1984), Travel Notes of a Geechee Girl (2016)

  3. Marshall Allen Biography

    Marshall Belford Allen (born May 25, 1924) is an American free jazz and avant-garde jazz alto saxophone player. He also performs on flute, oboe, piccolo, and EVI (an electronic valve instrument made by Steiner, Crumar company).Allen is best known for his work with eccentric keyboardist/bandleader Sun Ra, having recorded and performed mostly in this context since the late 1950s, and having led Sun Ra's Arkestra since 1993. Critic Jason Ankeny describes Marshall as "one of the most distinctive and original saxophonists of the postwar era."

  4. Marshall Allen Family

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