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Geri Allen

AKA Geri Antoinette Allen

Born: 12-Jun-1957
Birthplace: Pontiac, MI
Died: 27-Jun-2017
Location of death: Philadelphia, PA
Cause of death: Cancer - Breast

Gender: Female
Race or Ethnicity: Black
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Pianist

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Jazz pianist

Father: Mount V. Allen, Jr. (school principal)
Mother: Barbara Jean (contract administrator)
Brother: Mount Allen III
Husband: Wallace Roney (div., two daughters, one son)
Daughter: Barbara Ann
Daughter: Laila Deen
Son: Wallace Vernell

    High School: Cass Technical High School, Detroit, MI
    University: BA, Howard University (1979)
    University: MA Ethnomusicology, University of Pittsburgh (1982)
    Associate Professor: Jazz and Contemporary Improvisation, University of Michigan
    Associate Professor: Music, University of Pittsburgh

    Guggenheim Fellowship 2008

    Kansas City (15-May-1996)

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