Become a member and get exclusive access to articles, live sessions and more!
Start Your Free Trial

Henry K Allen

Joe Lovano

Vocalist, Music Educator, Show Producer, Arranger and Conductor: Master Artist/Teacher of Jazz Guitar, Hawaiian Steel Guitar and Ukulele. Own school of music, Hawaiian Music Institute and Rainbow Records. One of Maui’s Commissioners for Culture and Arts.

At home in both worlds, Hawaiian and Jazz, Henry has excelled in both, as the top Jazz Guitarist in Hawaii, he was known as a “Jazzer” from an early age, in the Golden Era” with world renown pianist, Mr. Rene Paulo both in LA and Hawaii.! Featured with Jazz Great, Mr. George Benson. Henry’s Jazz background began in L.A. in the 50?s with the likes of Joe Paz, Wes Montgomery, Martin Denny and “Exotica”, Quite Village fame to name a few. His talents extended to Las Vegas and the “Greek Theater” in L.A. arranging and producing a 56 piece orchestra opening for the Don Ho Show.

Start Your Free Trial to Continue Reading

Become a JazzTimes member to explore our complete archive of interviews, profiles, columns, and reviews written by music's best journalists and critics.