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May 9, 2013 A go-to choice for jazz heavies and arena-level singer-songwriters alike, drummer Allison Miller made time to cultivate her own working band in the past few years. Hear her quartet perform live.
Allison Miller leads Boom Tic Boom at the Kennedy Center during the Mary Lou Williams Women in Jazz Festival.
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April 25, 2013 This is the set by Allison Miller and her Boom Tic Boom project that became the hit of the 2012 Mary Lou Williams Women in Jazz Festival. Players pair off and rejoin, chase one another and catch up.
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June 7, 2012 The drummer is an awfully busy player — as likely to improvise with jazz musicians as she is to back Brandi Carlile — but in recent years, she's carved out time to write music for her own group. A few tunes are dedicated to friends like her first teacher, a "sometimes great guy."
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