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July 29, 2022



1st Performance:
Doors Open at 6PM
Show Starts at 7PM

2nd Performance:
Doors Open at 8:30PM
Show Starts at 9:30PM

Tickets: $25
($20 Minimum Spend Per Guest)
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We cannot guarantee a table for tickets purchased 30 minutes before the first set. We do encourage purchasing in advance.

About the Band:

Luther S. Allison & Poiesis: “The Debut!”

Anthony Hervey (trumpet)
Chris Lewis (tenor sax)
Altin Sencalar (trombone)
Luther S. Allison (piano)
Marty Jaffe (bass)
Michael Reed (drums)


Hailing from Charlotte, North Carolina Luther S. Allison is a multi-instrumentalist specializing in piano and drum set.  In 2017 Allison earned his BM in Studio Music & Jazz from The University of Tennessee and his MM in Jazz Studies from Michigan State University shortly thereafter.  Allison is the featured pianist on Michael Dease’s Reaching Out, Becoming Quintet’s One-Track Mind, and Diego Rivera’s Connections; and is the featured drummer on Michael Dease’s Father Figure, and Markus Howell’s Get Right.

Allison has performed nationally and internationally alongside Rodney Whitaker, Etienne Charles, Michael Dease, Greg Tardy, and is currently the pianist for Ulysses Owens Jr.’s Generation Y Quintet.  In addition to teaching piano and drum set at the Brevard Jazz Institute summer camp in Brevard, NC Allison has worked as a clinician in Mexico, China, Japan, St. Lucia, and Trinidad & Tobago. Allison is currently based in New York, NY where he teaches at The Calhoun School and performs regularly.


July 29, 2022


Minton’s Playhouse
206 West 118th Street
Harlem, NY 11026 United States
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