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Henry Red Allen

Admired both in his native New Orleans and avant-garde New York, trumpeter Henry Red Allen (1908-67) starred with the likes of Coleman Hawkins and Lionel Hampton. Geoffrey Smith salutes a distinctive and ebullient jazz master.

1 hour

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Sun 9 Aug 2015 00:00

Music Played

  • Henry “Red” Allen

    It Should Be You

    • Ride, Red, Ride.
    • Retrospective.
    • 1.
  • Henry “Red” Allen

    Feeling Drowsy

    Performer: J.C. Higginbotham. Performer: Albert Nicholas. Performer: Charlie Holmes. Performer: Luis Russell. Performer: Will Johnson. Performer: George "Pops" Foster. Performer: Paul Barbarin. Performer: Henry “Red” Allen.
    • Ride, Red, Ride.
    • Retrospective.
    • 2.
  • Henry “Red” Allen

    Doctor Blues

    Performer: J.C. Higginbotham. Performer: Charlie Holmes. Performer: Luis Russell. Performer: Will Johnson. Performer: George "Pops" Foster. Performer: Paul Barbarin. Performer: Henry “Red” Allen.
    • Swing Out.
    • Topaz.
    • 6.
  • The Rhythmakers

    Bugle Call Rag

    Performer: Henry “Red” Allen. Performer: Pee Wee Russell. Performer: Joe Sullivan. Performer: Eddie Condon. Performer: Jack Bland. Performer: Al Morgan. Performer: Zutty Singleton. Performer: Henry “Red” Allen.
    • Swing Out.
    • Topaz.
    • 12.
  • Spike Hughes and His Negro Orchestra

    Firebird

    Performer: Henry “Red” Allen. Performer: Leon "Chu" Berry. Performer: Coleman Hawkins. Performer: Dicky Wells. Performer: Wayman Carver. Performer: Spike Hughes and His Negro Orchestra.
    • Swing Out.
    • Topaz.
    • 13.
  • Henry “Red” Allen & Coleman Hawkins

    Heartbreak Blues

    • Ride, Red, Ride.
    • Retrospective.
    • 16.
  • Henry “Red” Allen

    Roll Along Prairie Moon

    Performer: Cecil Scott. Performer: J.C. Higginbotham. Performer: Albert Nicholas. Performer: Cecil Scott. Performer: Horace Henderson. Performer: Elmer James. Performer: Kaiser Marshall.
    • Swing Out.
    • Topaz.
    • 22.
  • Lionel Hampton

    I'm On My Way From You

    Performer: J.C. Higginbotham. Performer: Henry “Red” Allen. Performer: Sid Catlett.
    • Ride, Red, Ride.
    • Retrospective.
    • 1.
  • Henry “Red” Allen

    The Blues

    Performer: Tony Parenti's All-Stars. Performer: Tyree Glenn. Performer: Henry “Red” Allen.
    • Ride, Red, Ride.
    • Retrospective.
    • 6.
  • Henry “Red” Allen

    I Cover The Waterfront

    Performer: Coleman Hawkins. Performer: Marty Napoleon. Performer: Henry “Red” Allen.
    • Ride, Red, Ride.
    • Retrospective.
    • 9.
  • The Sound Of Jazz

    Rosetta

    Performer: Henry “Red” Allen. Performer: Rex Stewart. Performer: Pee Wee Russell. Performer: Coleman Hawkins. Performer: Vic Dickenson. Performer: Nat Pierce. Performer: Danny Barker. Performer: Milt Hinton. Performer: Jo Jones. Performer: The Sound Of Jazz.
    • The Sound of Jazz.
    • Fontana.
    • 2.
  • Henry “Red” Allen

    There's A House In Harlem For Sale

    Performer: Lonnie Scott. Performer: Franklin Skeete. Performer: Jerry Potter. Performer: Henry “Red” Allen.
    • Ride, Red, Ride.
    • Retrospective.
    • 18.
  • Henry “Red” Allen

    Body And Soul

    Performer: Charlie Haden. Performer: Pee Wee Russell. Performer: Marty Morell. Performer: Steve Kuhn. Performer: Henry “Red” Allen.
    • The College Concert of Pee Wee Russell and Henry Red Allen.
    • Impulse.
    • 3.

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