Geri Allen & Timeline Live is a live album by pianist Geri Allen and Timeline recorded in 2009 and released on the Motéma label in 2013.
Geri Allen & Timeline Live. Label: Motéma Music Released: 2010 Views: 2,527. Philly Joe; Four By Five; The Western Wall, Soul Eyes; LWB's House; Embraceable You, Loverman; Ah Leu Cha; In Appreciation. Geri Allen: piano; Kenny Davis: bass; Kassa Overall: drums; Maurice Chestnut: tap percussion. Geri Allen & Timeline Live by Mark F. Turner. November 2017: Geri Allen, Thad Jones, Mel Lewis Big Band, Thelonious Monk. ACS: Geri Allen, Terri Lyne Carrington, Esperanza Spalding at Mesa Arts Center. Grand River Crossings by AAJ Italy Staff. Geri Allen: Apollo's Muse. Geri Allen Quartet at the Kimmel Center. Live by AAJ Italy Staff. Flying Toward the Sound by AAJ Italy Staff.
Geri Allen & Timeline (4) – Live. Label: Motéma – MTM-42. Recorded live in concert at Oberlin Conservatory of Music in Oberlin, Ohio on Feb 12, 2009 and at Reed College in Portland, Oregon on Feb 7, 2009. Videos were taped live at the Detroit Jazz Festival in 2009.
Seeing isn't necessary for believing, but the addition of two video performances included on the enhanced CD, warrants further appreciation. Track Listing: Philly Joe; Four By Five; The Western Wall, Soul Eyes; LWB's House; Embraceable You, Loverman; Ah Leu Cha; In Appreciation. Personnel: Geri Allen: piano; Kenny Davis: bass; Kassa Overall: drums; Maurice Chestnut: tap percussion. Title: Geri Allen & Timeline Live Year Released:. Flying Toward The Sound by Mark F. Geri Allen: Journey to the Light. Geri Allen Trio with Maurice Chestnut at Oberlin Conservatory of Music. Spirituality in Jazz.
Geri Antoinette Allen (June 12, 1957 – June 27, 2017) was an American jazz pianist, composer, and recording artist. In additional to her career as a performer and bandleader, Allen was an Associate Professor of Music and the Director of the Jazz Studies Program at the University of Pittsburgh. Allen was born in Pontiac, Michigan, on June 12, 1957, and grew up in Detroit. Her father, Mount Allen Jr, was a school principal, her mother, Barbara, a government administrator in the defence industry.
Geri Allen and her youthful group TIMELINE stand at the leading edge of a current, hip trend to include tap in jazz performances. This Allen has accomplished with over twenty years of pure ivory jo. - eJazzNews "Rare combination of dazzling compositional skill and melodically inventive technique. - JazzTimes "Geri Allen, whether playing standards or her own jazz compositions, is one of the most adept, graceful jazz pianists playing in today's jazz scene.
Timeline is inspired American pianist Geri Allen's unique two-year-old quartet – unique in that it combines the virtues of the traditional acoustic trio with the explosive percussion input of young New Jersey tapdancing phenomenon Morris Chestnut. Even without the bonus videos on this disc (also viewable at youtube. com/motemamusic) the audience reaction makes the thrill level pretty apparent, and Allen's shrewd choice of material and McCoy Tyner/Herbie Hancock-inspired momentum are the ideal foils for a rhythm celebration, a showcase for Chestnut and drummer Kassa Overall.
Album · 2010 · 7 Songs. See All. Live at the village vanguard. Flying Toward the Sound (A Solo Piano Excursion Inspired by Cecil Taylor. Mccoy Tyner and Herbie Hancock).
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|1||Philly Joe||Geri Allen / Geri Allen & Timeline||15:50|
|2||Four by Five||Geri Allen / Geri Allen & Timeline||4:44|
|3||The Western Wall/Soul Eyes||Geri Allen / Geri Allen & Timeline||17:10|
|4||LWB's House||Geri Allen / Geri Allen & Timeline||3:33|
|5||Embraceable You/Loverman||Geri Allen / Geri Allen & Timeline||12:32|
|6||Ah Leu Cha||Geri Allen / Geri Allen & Timeline||9:52|
|7||In Appreciation||Geri Allen / Geri Allen & Timeline||6:37|
Credits:Geri Allen - Primary Artist
Geri Allen & Timeline - Primary Artist