Listening Room, Ep. 01: John Allred

John Allred - Live In Scotland

John Allred, trombone

John Sheridan, piano

Tony DeNicola, drums

Andy Cleyndert, bass

AppleJazz Records, 2005

Over the history of jazz trombone there have been countless masters, each paving the way for the next generation. The 20th century trombone saw the kind of growth in technique and repertoire that the violin went through centuries ago when Paganini forever changed what was possible on the instrument. Tricky Sam Nanton's plunger, Urbie Green's unending discography and legendary sound, Lloyd Ulyate's revolutionary overdub album, JJ Johnson's bebop, and