Kris Allen

Erdmann, Thomas
September 2016
Saxophone Today;Sep/Oct2016, p44
An interview with saxophonist and composer Kris Allen is presented. Topics discussed include his reason for playing a Selmer Mark VI alto saxophone, why he also decided to play a Yanagisawa soprano saxophone, and anything special with regard to his regular reed care. Also mentioned is why Allen played the Vandoren reeds.


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