Perry Michael Allen was born and raised in Memphis U.S.A., the heartland of Soul. Allen’s’ musical roots run deep into the contemporary music marketplace. His father Perry Allen, Memphis’ foremost jazz radio disc-jockey “The Night Hawk”, left a lasting impression on the young musician. During high school, Allen was awarded the unique opportunity to learn the art of record making with some of Memphis’ greatest session musicians. For example, early in his career under the wings of master producer “Papa” Willie Mitchell and Stax hit writer David Porter (of “Soul Man” fame), Allen later became an artist / writer and arranger for both Stax Records, and the legendary Hi Records where he worked for many years with Mitchell and soul legend Al Green during their chart topping careers.
...”the whole experience was very humbling and unreal at times” says Allen.
Since then, Perry Michael Allen has collaborated on numerous successful albums. In addition to his own records for Stax, Hi and other record companies, Allen penned three hits for Al Green; “Hanging On”, “So Good To Be Here” and “Soon As I Get Home” and arranging for other well- knowns such as Boz Skaggs, The Sweet Inspirations, Albert King, Wilson Pickett, Anita Ward, The Memphis Horns, Bobby Rush, Syl Johnson, European groups “Wet Wet Wet”, Axelle Red, Zucchero and many others. Allen has received many awards including RIAA Certified Gold and Platinum Albums and the coveted Memphis Blues Foundation “Blue Note Award”. His songs and tracks are also licensed to many movies and TV shows. “C.S.I.” -”Dr. House MD” -”JAG”, “Ally McBeal”, and for movies “Pulp Fiction”, “Munich”, “Mickey Blue Eyes”, “American Pimp” and many more. Berklee College of Music recognized Master Perry Michael Allen as a Music Production Specialist. Adding to an ongoing career, Allen now offers “The Clinic”: “Session Man” courses and Music Production Counseling to emerging artists, musicians and European music institutes and studios.
© Nugen Group Itnl._U.S._HOLLAND_ITALY
A unique mix of Groove, Style, and Melody for TV Movies Commercial Tracks
Already a member? Please login
New User? Please sign up to tip & follow
ALL RIGHTS RESERVED | ©2022 SONGTRADR, INC