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Kimberly Allison

Kimberly Allison

An Unorthodox Route into Blues

Kimberly Allison, who is originally from the Kansas City area, has played in clubs from the age of sixteen. Kimberly Allison graduated from The University of Southern California with a degree in jazz guitar. She has worked with saxophonist Joe Houston, Zola Moon, The Shirelles, and JJ "Bad Boy" Jones. Kimberly Allison has toured the U.S. and Canada playing venues such as The Portland Rose Festival, The Playboy Jazz Festival (Pasadena) and The Santa Monica Twilight Concert Series (sharing the stage with Roomful of Blues). In 1998, Kimberly Allison was nominated as outstanding guitarist by the L.A. Music Awards. Kimberly Allison's first solo CD, Old, New, Borrowed and Blues, has been the subject of rave national and international reviews in publications such as Blues Review. It also received world-wide airplay and was picked up by BDC, a national distributor. In 2001, tunes from the disc made it to the finals for the awards-a competition for independent music. Kimberly Allison is also an active educator with fifty plus students per week.

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