Geri Allen Plans 6-Night Run at Village Vanguard, Dec. 17-22

Pianist will perform music from her Christmas and Motown albums

Pianist Geri Allen will perform at the Village Vanguard in New York City for six nights, Dec. 17-22. The engagement will feature saxophonist Ravi Coltrane, bassist James Genus and drummer Jeff “Tain” Watts. Kenny Davis will be the featured bassist on Dec. 21.

Sets are at 8:30 p.m. and 10:30 p.m.

Allen will perform music from her 2011 Christmas album, A Child is Born, and her new Motown- and Detroit-themed album, Grand River Crossings: Motown and Motor City Inspirations.

The Village Vanguard is located at 178 7th Avenue South in Manhattan.

For more information, phone (212) 255-4037 or visit Village Vanguard.