The Legacy of Geri Allen

. March 31, 2018.
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Celebrate the life and music of Jazz legend Geri Allen (1957-2017) April 5th at The Ark. A Detroit native, Allen became one of the world’s leading pianists, with creative, improvised music. Her diverse body of work includes collaborations with artists like Ornette Coleman, Charlie Haden, Charles Lloyd, and Betty Carter (to name just several). Teaching at U-M for a decade, Allen’s innovation left a deep impact on her students. Listen as the next generation of improvisers take the stage to pay tribute to her profound legacy.

$5-$20
8pm | Thursday, April 5
The Ark. 316 S. Main St.
734-761-1800 | theark.org

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