Cover: $20 // Show: 7:30pm
Award-winning vibraphonist and composer Lolly Allen (LA Jazz Society's "2016 Vibe Summit Honoree") has performed with top jazz musicians including Terry Gibbs, Bob Mintzer, Rodney Whitaker, Maria Schneider, Hal Linden, Donald Byrd, Charlie Shoemake, Plas Johnson, Jiggs Whigham, and The Jazz Composers Alliance. In 2016 she was the first woman to be awarded the L.A Jazz Society's Vibe Summit XXIII Honoree Award, and in 2017 she was invited to present legendary vibist Terry Gibbs with his Hall of Fame Induction at the World Vibes Congress. She has performed at venues such as the Knitting Factory, Boston Globe Jazz Festival, Newport Beach Jazz Party, WGBH FM's “Eric in the Evening,” and Ron DellaChiesa's Jazz Songbook.
Originally from Westport, New York, Lolly studied on scholarship at the New England Conservatory and received the honor of performing her original composition “Daylight Savings” in the graduation concert.
She received classical training from world-renowned percussionist Gordon Stout at Ithaca College, and has studied improvisation with a host of jazz masters, including Danilo Perez and Dave Samuels.
Lolly is recording her second album as bandleader, and performs Internationally as a soloist and with her quintet. Find Lolly online at www.lollyvibe.com .