Arrangements & original compositions

Allan studied arranging and composing at Berklee School of Music, Boston. He arranged for many UK jazz stars including the BBC Big Band, Ken Peplowski, Georgie Fame, Elaine Delmar and John Dankworth, as well as for his own Big Band and smaller groups.

Cleo Laine has recorded one of Allan's tunes "Quality Time" with lyrics written by Duncan Lamont.

Allan won the British Jazz Award for best arranger/composer in 1990.

There is a large library of Allan's arrangements of standards and original tunes and these are available for use.  Please contact for more information.