Tuesday, May 10, 2011

Win a Signed Copy of the JD Allen Trio's Victory!

The JD Allen Trio are going to be celebrating the release of their newest album Victory! at LPR on May 18th. The trio, featuring band leader JD Allen on tenor sax, Gregg August on bass, and Rudy Royston on drums, are quickly becoming one of the scene's most notable ensembles, and we're thrilled to be hosting the release event for this album.

In celebration of this release LPR is doing a giveaway for a signed copy of Victory! and two tickets to the CD release concert at LPR. You can listen to a preview of the album on NPR's First Listen.

To win a signed copy of this album and two tickets to the concert send an e-mail with your name to jdallen@lprnyc.com.

Victory Promo from Mario Lathan on Vimeo.

More on the JD Allen Trio:
Tenor saxophonist JD Allen was named "Rising Star in DownBeat's 2010, 2009 and 2008 Critics' Poll and "Best New Artist" in the JazzTimes 2006 Readers' Poll. He received TOP 10 ALBUM OF THE YEAR in over 25 publications worldwide including; NPR’S Top 5 Albums of 2009 (Shine!), JazzTimes Top 50 Albums of 2009 (Shine!), Village Voice #9 Jazz Album of the Year (Shine!), Boston Globe Top Jazz Album of the Year, 2009 (Shine!).

"A tenor saxophonist with an enigmatic, elegant and hard-driving style" (NEW YORK TIMES), JD Allen is a bright rising light on today’s international jazz scene. His unique and compelling voice on the instrument – the result of a patient and painstaking confrontation with the fundamentals of the art - has recently earned Allen a blaze of critical attention signaling his ascension to the upper ranks of the contemporary jazz world.

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