jamesallenpiano
CONTACT

SEEKING

Vocalist, Vocalist - Bass, Vocalist - Baritone, Vocalist - Tenor, Vocalist - Soprano, Vocalist - Alto.

ABOUT

James Allen (Keys/Arranger) - James Allen began playing piano at the age of 5 and studied as a classical pianist. He won numerous awards as a pianist including 1st place at the Southwestern Youth Music Festival, Recieving All State Honors multiple times, and many others. Although trained a classical pianist, he was heavily influenced by jazz, funk, and gospel music after listening to artists such as Kurt Carr, Oscar Peterson, and Earth, Wind, and Fire. He later followed this path to a piano performance scholarship at Long Beach State University. Currently James is a freelance keyboardist/arranger playing and arranging for many artists including Kris Allen, Bilal, and Billboard Latin Artist David Longoria. He has performed extensively throughout Europe, Canada, USA, and Australia/New Zealand.

Screen name:
jamesallenpiano
Member since:
Jul 30 2012
Active over 1 month ago
Level of commitment:
Touring
Years playing music:
20
Gigs played:
Over 100

Influences

Earth, Wind, and Fire, Sergio Mendes, Kurt Carr, Oscar Peterson, Dirty Loops, Esperanza Spalding, and Art Tatum

EQUIPMENT

Yamaha S90ES Keyboard, Roland KC-550 Amp