"Alan Jay Palmer is a serious musician with many talents. His compositions are very original and beautiful.Alan is a dedicated teacher with a Great Knowledge of the History of American music. I am very pleased with his contributions to my Band."
“Alan Palmer is not only one of the great pianists and educators of our time, he is also one of the foremost experts of African, African American and Music History .”
“Alan Palmer was an important instructor and mentor to myself and many world renowned jazz artists. His unique and holistic approach to teaching is the fruit of real-life bandstand experience and a vital connection to some of jazz's greatest masters .”