Other Americans move here for quality of life, for culture, for the architecture - to escape banality. They would like to feel European somehow. Allison, however, was a true expatriate. He remained always a foreigner here. He left something he loved behind, he did not find something new to love.
Jazznet editor and International Herald Tribune writer Mike Zwerin talks about his career as a musician and chronicler of the American and world jazz scene from its developments in the 50s and 60s through today.