Allen Hinds attended Berklee School of Music in 1978 and Musicians Institute in 1985, where he was the winner of the Larry Carlton Scholarship. Allen has recorded many TV and radio jingles as well as tracked and/or toured with Natalie Cole, the Crusaders, Roberta Flack, Eric Marienthal, BeBe and CeCe Winans, Hiroshima, Randy Crawford, Boney James, and many more.
His credits include TV scores for Lucky (FX) and JAG (CBS). He has toured with London funk/jazz all-stars Down to the Bone and worked with Marc Antoine, Jeff Kashiwa, and Rayford Griffin. Allen’s specialties include contemporary rock, R&B, and slide guitar.
At MI, he teaches Jazz Improvisational Techniques.