Trumpeter Eddie Allen to Appear at Hamilton College

Award-winning musician, Eddie Allen willappear with his band, The Eddie Allen Quintet, on Monday, Sept. 15, at 8:30p.m. at Hamilton College's Wellin Hall.

This highly acclaimed trumpeter, composer and arranger is one of the mostversatile musicians on the New York scene. Described by Howard Mandel as a"bracingly vivid trumpeter," Eddie Allen has explored a myriad of musicalstyles throughout his notable career. This concert is sponsored by the JazzStudies Department and is free and open to the public.

Allen studied music and theory at the Wisconsin Conservatory of Music inMilwaukee and at the University of Wisconsin before relocating to the New Yorkarea. He has performed with such jazz greats as Art Blakey, Dizzy Gillespie,Henry Threadgill, Bobby Watson, Benny Carter and Chico Freeman. Mr. Allen hasalso played in the orchestras of such Broadway hits as Ain't Misbehavin', Black and Blue, Jelly's Last Ham and Five Guys Named Mo'.

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