Fletcher Allen

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Born: USA, either 1905 or 1907
Died: 70s?
Active: 20s-60s
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.

Discography Highlights

Blue Drag (tenor sax, with Freddie Taylor, 1935), Farewell Blues (alto sax, with Benny Carter, 1938)

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