Geri Allen, Pianist, Composer And Educator, Dies At 60

Geri Allen at the Village Vanguard in 2011.

The jazz pianist defied classification while steadfastly affirming her roots in the hard-bop tradition of her native Detroit. She died Tuesday in Philadelphia.

(Image credit: John Rogers for WBGO and NPR/JohnRogersNYC.com)

from Jazz : NPR http://ift.tt/2tiee5Q

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