|New Orleans Jazz
Festival with Luther Kent & Trick Bag on April
Allyn Robinson will be
celebrating his 41st consecutive year at the
New Orleans Jazz & Heritage
Festival playing with Luther Kent &
Trick Bag on Friday, April 27, 2018!
Jazz Fest organizers recently announced the
lineup for the 2018 Festival scheduled for April
27 to May 6, 2018. Luther Kent & Trick Bag will
be kicking off the 1st Weekend on Friday April
27, 2018. The show times have not been released
so stay tuned as information is updated. Make
sure to mark your calendar and come on down for
Allyn's 41th Year at the Jazz Fest!
In the meantime, let's get the party started
Ain't Nothing You Can Do
(click to watch) from Jazz Fest 2013.
Started in 1970, the Jazz & Heritage Festival
continues to showcase the most storied names in
music history alongside many of Louisiana's
equally respected musical artists. A true
heritage festival, Jazz Fest stands alone in
presenting the highest caliber artists in such
varied genres as gospel, blues, traditional and
contemporary jazz, rock, pop, R&B, Cajun, zydeco
and much more.
here for more information!
Spreads The Groove
Allyn will be
bringing his program entitled, "The Evolution of
Drumming" to St. Charles Parish's Luling
Elementary, in February 2018. Beginning with the
Original Brass Bands circa 1870, Allyn will
provide the students a musical primer on the
history of New Orleans drumming, demonstrating
various styles essential to the history of New
Orleans. Allyn also pays tribute to some of New
Orleans' legendary drummers, including Warren
"Baby" Dodds, Earl Palmer and Joseph "Zigaboo"
Allyn presented his program in
2017 and the students loved it! Back by popular
here to see Allyn's program
from his Gretna Middle School Concert and
For more information about lessons,
clinics and lectures, check out Allyn's
|Allyn was featured in the September, 2012,
of Modern Drummer magazine.
article provides a wonderful retrospective on
Allyn's career, including a discussion of his
close relationship with Jaco Pastorius, a rare
perspective on Allyn from Peter Erskine, and a
highlight of his current projects.
Wayne Cochran and the C.C. Riders to Dr. Hook,
Tab Benoit, and dozens of other collaborations -
Allyn holds a special place in music history. We
are excited for everyone to read the article and
would especially like to thank Cleve Warren and
the whole team at Modern Drummer magazine!
here to read the story!