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The Jazz Session #70: Carl Allen

Published: 2009-08-10
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Carl Allen
Carl Allen
Carl Allen
b.1961
drums
and Rodney Whitaker
Rodney Whitaker
Rodney Whitaker
b.1968
bass, acoustic
have just released their second CD for Mack Avenue Records, titled Work To Do. Allen has been on the jazz scene since joining Freddie Hubbard
Freddie Hubbard
Freddie Hubbard
1938 - 2008
trumpet
's band in college, and hes served as the mentor for many jazz musicians, most notably Christian McBride
Christian McBride
Christian McBride
b.1972
bass
. In this interview, Allen talks about why he and Whitaker chose the music they did for the new CD, his relationship with McBride, and whether the academy can replace the bandstand.


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