My Favorite Color - drops May 13!


Pre-release Reviews
“Jackie does more than sing the words… Allen crawls inside a lyric and gets comfortable.
My Favorite Color is stunning! 5 stars.” Brent Black, Critical Jazz
“This is a good-to-be-alive set that shimmers, bubbles, and spreads the good vibes from a bottomless well.” Chris Spector, Midwest Record

My Fav Color

Jackie Allen

is an American jazz vocalist, composer, and educator. She has released nine records as a leader for labels such as Blue Note Records, Naxos Records, A440 Music Group, and Avant Bass. Influenced by jazz, folk, and pop singers, Allen is perhaps best known for interpretations classic jazz ballads ("bringing out the beauty of the lyrics" -Scott Yannow, All Music Guide) and transformation of contemporary tunes ("her gift with more pop-oriented material is utterly distinctive and even innovative, since there isn't another singer out there who phrases like her" -Thom Jurek, All Music Guide).



My Man’s Gone Now - Gershwin
A House Is Not A Home - Bacharach
Manic Depression - Hendrix
Sleepin’ Bee - Capote
Blame It On My Youth - Levant
Born To Be Blue - Tormé
Stuck In the Middle With You - Rafferty
Mercy, Mercy, Mercy - Zawinul

and two new Jackie Allen originals,
Call Me Winter
Diana

FEATURING

JACKIE ALLEN, vocals
with
JOHN MOULDER, guitars
BEN LEWIS, keyboards
HANS STURM, double bass
DANE RICHESON, drums

and special guests
TITO CARILLO, trumpet
STEVE EISEN, saxophone and flute