Born: USA, either 1905 or 1907
Instruments: Tenor, alto, baryton sax. Arranger.
Beginning his career with Lloyd Scott, Mr. Allen spent most of the 20s and 30s in Europe, Egypt and India. Back in the United Stated during the second World War, he ended-up working on the docks, but eventually found his way back in music, and was last spotted during the 70s in NY big bands.