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Mose Allison

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Concerts

Mose Allison performing live at Mountain Stage.

March 29, 2013 The legendary blues and jazz pianist's Mountain Stage debut, recorded January 15, 1989.

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The 2013 NEA Jazz Masters. From left: Eddie Palmieri, Mose Allison, Lou Donaldson. Not pictured: Lorraine Gordon.

January 14, 2013 Mose Allison, Lou Donaldson, Lorraine Gordon and Eddie Palmieri are recognized in New York.

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Studio Sessions

Mose Allison.

April 5, 2013 The influential vocalist and pianist plays some originals, as well as standards by Duke Ellington.

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Mose Allison

July 15, 2010 The 82-year-old jazz and blues songwriter is back with a new album. Hear him live on WFUV.

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Discover Songs

The cover of The Sage of Tippo

August 1, 2001 A prolific songwriter, pianist and singer, Allison brings his Southern bluesy style to jazz.

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Reviews

The cover of The Sage of Tippo

August 1, 2001 A prolific songwriter, pianist and singer, Allison brings his Southern bluesy style to jazz.

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More Stories

Hank Williams has written plenty of tunes covered by jazz artists over the years.

August 17, 2012 If you haven't heard his music in a while, you might have forgotten: The country pioneer had swing.

Make 'em laugh.

April 6, 2011 Some jazz musicians are known as much for their wit as for their chops. Hear five examples.

Empty pockets.

May 4, 2009 Feeling broke? Listen to these five jazz tunes: a good investment for your ears and your soul.

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Way of the World

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  • Album: Way of the World
  • Artist: Mose Allison
  • Label: Anti
  • Released: 2010
 

The Sage of Tippo

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