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Employment History

Musician
The Mala Waldron Group

Musician

Teacher
Mannes

Woodwind Musician and Composer
Dotmarketing Inc

Classical Musician
New York Philharmonic

Education



Mannes College



Mannes College of Music

Web References (16 Total References)


John Hollenbeck Large Ensemble: A BLESSING (OmniTone 15209)

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Alan Won, baritone saxophone, bass clarinet


SoulfulSound - jazz singer Mala Waldron

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ALLEN WON (Saxophonist/Composer)


Allen Won (Sax and Flute ...

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Allen Won (Sax and Flute Player)

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The Messengers Of House Home PageTHE MOH VIDEOSMissionThe MOH RELEASESAmera Light (Vocalist)Natasha Koss (Vocalist)C.J LOS (Bass player)Allen Won (Sax and Flute Player)MEDITATION SESSIONSContacts/LinksSpecial Thanks
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Allen is a most profound and amazing wind player of todays time. Allen Won participated on a very special project produced by Yah Sharif called "Nuh Wah Doe He Yaw Duh (with peace and respect).
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This composition that Allen along with vocalist Natasha Koss, bass player C.J (LOS) and yours truly producer Yah Sharif honors and gives thanks to the universe for allowing us to just (Be), to just (Be) who we are in this music.
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Allen graduated from Mannes College of music (NYC) and trained under saxophonist Harvey Pittel and the legendary Joe Allard.
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Allen plays alto, soprano, tenor and baritone saxophones as well as clarinet and a vast variety of flute instruments. A true skilled musician on the wind instruments indeed. In the pic above Allen blows away on "Nuh Wah Doe He Yaw Duh" produced by Yah Sharif featuring vocalist Natasha Koss, bassist C.J (LOS) and spoken word by Yah Sharif!!
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Allen has also played for many orchestras including the New York Philharmonic, NYC Ballet and The New Jersey Philharmonic just to mention a few. Allen has also perfomed at CBGB's, The Blue Note NYC and in Japan, Carnegie Hall NYC and several broad way shows again just to name a few. In the pic above is producer Yah Sharif (in the white MOH t-shirt), Allen Won and audio engineer Mattias Murhagen (Mattias engineering skills are outstanding) of Lime Beat Studios in Manhattan NYC going over the compositions for the project "Nuh Wah Doe He Yaw Duh."
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Other projects that Allen has also done includes recordings with with Kenny Garrett, Thomas Chapin, Tiger Okoshi and Theo Bleckmann just to name a few.
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Also Allen Won's first solo recording featuring his own compositions and his Quartet is called..."The jewel in the lotus. (I highly recommend it for the jazz lovers) To learn more about Allen Won and where his music is available visit him at www.AllenWon.com"Allen Won's contributions are simply a blessing to us all and something I will personally cherish always."-producer Yah Sharif
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Some of the Messengers...from left to right wind player Allen Won and his wonderful son, Owner of Lime Beat Studio in NYC Randy Lee, Producer Yah Sharif and audio engineer Mattias Murhagen.


John Hollenbeck Large Ensemble: A BLESSING (OmniTone 15209)

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Alan Won, baritone saxophone, bass clarinet


Allen Won Quartet

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Allen Won is a musician who has embraced a diverse career. A graduate of the Mannes College of Music (NYC), Allen trained under saxophonist Harvey Pittel and the legendary Joe Allard.

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While in college Allen made the most of his evenings involving himself in as many opportunities to sit in at jam sessions around NYC.
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Allen is based in New York.
reviews
"The strong individuality of the instrumentalists - particularly Allen Won's wide ranging saxophone - produces a shifting kaleidoscope of musical colors that turns each piece into a multifaceted cameo." - The New York Times
"A super sax player named Allen Won drifts about the stage like an amiable Pied Piper."
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"Won's winds sinuous silver threads of sound up and down his sax, making it clarinet, flute and jazz siren by turns and was exceptional in everything he played." - Staten Island Advance
"Won's fills and solos in flute and soprano and alto saxes provide added touches of spontaneity and depth." - RCC Cultural Arts Center
"Allen Won's baritone saxophone playing has a special eloquence." - The New York Times
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