Allison Miller, Drummer, Memorabilia for IMA

In support of the completion of the recording studio at The Institute for the Musical Arts, drummer Allison Miller (Ani DiFranco, others) contributes a gift package.

About the Artist

Currently on tour with Ani DiFranco , New York City-based drummer Allison Miller defies all boundaries, bringing her individual sound to many types of music while preserving their stylistic authenticity. Allison goes from playing with world-renowned songwriting vocalists Ani DiFranco, Natalie Merchant, and Erin McKeown, to touring with avant-garde saxophonist Marty Ehrlich and legendary organist Doctor Lonnie Smith. She approaches each of these musical situations with her own stylistic identity and a creative, fresh and energetic approach.
Allison is also an avid composer and singer. She currently has a band called "emma" with Erin McKeown. They are working on their debut album, which will be released in early 2008. She also showcases her piano trio compositions with her band, TILT, and continues to celebrate her debut release ­ 5am Stroll (Foxhaven Records), included in this auction!

Allison is also a collaborative member of jazz ensemble Agrazing Maze. Their album, At the End of the Day, was voted a Top 10 Jazz Record of 2005 in All About Jazz NY.
Allison began playing the drums at age 10. She quickly began studying
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