Allen C. (Write Review) Independence, Missouri
Allen is a Multi Instrumentalist, Recording Artist, Engineer Producer and Instructor based in Kansas City Missouri, a graduate of St. Joesph’s College NY, Recording Engineers Institute. Originally from Lakeview NY, Allen has over 40 years of professional experience. Beginning with the creation of the regionally successful band “The Crimson 5” Allen’s early success included working with “A” List artists Sister Sledge (We Are Family), The Delfonics, Sly And The Family Stone and Mandrill to name a few and performing in top venue’s like Studio 54 with The Four Tops, Manu Dibango "Soul Makossa", With Arcgie Bell & The Drells (Tighten Up) Opening concerts for Buddy Miles, Osibisa, Larry Graham & Graham Central Station, BT Express and Kool And The Gang. Allen has been a featured instrumentalists on albums by New York Community Choir, Revelation (Feat Kevin Owens), with Grammy Award Winner Lisa Fischer and with Klaus Doldinger's Passport album "Down To Earth" and Alvin Darling And Celebration. In 1990, Allen and partner Neil Tufano later joined by David Clark and vocalist Elana Hayden, formed one of New York's premier Wedding bands Renegade. Known for being remarkably versatile and able to cover with chameleon like accuracy, any style of music. As an artist, Allen has recorded 7 albums and produced over 20 artists. He is also a podcast editor for local and national ministries. In between Allen teaches Drums, Bass Guitar and Voice to a select group of students. Prior to relocating to Kansas City, Allen was the worship leader for The Old Ship Of Zion Church Center Moriches NY for 15 years.
Allen C. has over 40 years of music experience in the Independence area.
St. Josephs College NY B.A. Education Recording Engineers Institute Islandia NY New York State Provisional Teaching Certification Nassau Community College A.A.S.Music Performance (NDE)
Studied drums with: Narada Michael Walden, Buddy Miles Napolean Revels Bay Self taught on Bass, Guitar and Keyboards
Groups Performed with: The Crimson 5, 747 Hijackers, Don Sands Jazz Trio, Arcaida, Renegade, Kevin Robinson Band, Joey Mills Band, The Cruz Project, Steven Scot Orchestras, Marvin Austin, Prince Charles. Artists Performed/Recorded with: Sister Sledge, Harold Melvin And The Blue Notes, Revelation, Passport, Rev 7, New York Community Choir, Alvin Darling and Celebration, Archie Bell, Slade, Lisa Fischer, Kevin Owens. Klaus Doldinger, The Trammps.
Private instruction off and on for 20 years, 4 years formal classroom tinstruction in History and Music Performance. 10 years private instruction in Audio Recording and Production and instrumental performance
Lessons Locations: In StudioIn HomeVia Webcam
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