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Listen to all of Ben Allison's CDs at

Ben Allison is a bassist/composer from New York City.

Ben leads the groups The Ben Allison Band, Man Size Safe, Peace Pipe, and Medicine Wheel and composes and performs instrumental music that utilizes a lot of improvisation and incorporates a wide range of musical influences - including rock, folk, jazz, R&B, Malian Griot music, Armenian folk themes, 20th century serialism, and Italian film scores. He is known for… read more

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    Buy Ben Allison albums and sheet music at
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    i like this guy a lot. Cowboy Justice is a really solid record.
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    NPR Weekend Edition Picks Think Free For Music Gift Guide
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    Comentario de Tray Collins en All About Jazz sobre "Think Free":
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    I love "Fred"
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    "Respiration" (the last version) is the soundtrack of my breath. Thanks.
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    Insanely talented jazz composer.

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