John Allen


       DOB:                         3-12-76

       Birthplace:                 Kokomo, IN

       Current Res.:                     Kokomo, IN

Instruments Played:    Bass, Guitar, Banjo, and Mandolin




Attended the IU School of Music Engineering Program studying under Wayne Jackson.  Worked as a sound engineer for Kingsnake Sound Company from 1996-2001.  Along with Kingsnake Sound he worked for Fraiser Audio from 1997-1998 and Mid-America Sound from 1998-1999.  He played in various bands for approximately 10 years.  One band was called Windwalker, which was out of Bloomington, Indiana.  While playing with Windwalker he performed and won The Battle of the Bands in 1993, and was runner-up in the same competition in 1994.  Also performed in Live From Bloomington from 1993-1995.  He joined Matt & the Others as the sound engineer until it broke up then joined Tessin as the sound engineer and bass player in 2003.

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