Born in Chicago, raised in the Chicagoland area.
Professional Organizations: ASCAP (Writer and Publisher)
Professional Experience: Toured USA and Asia, numerous clubs, concerts, festivals, and recording sessions.
Journeyman musician Allen Weber is another musician to emerge from Chicago’s music scene. At age 7 he learned to play piano. At age 11 he switched to trumpet. And at age 15 he finally moved to guitar, though he originally wanted to be a bass player after watching the Beatles on the Ed Sullivan show
He played his first gig in a combo at age 16 and never looked back. Moving from parties, to clubs where he continued honing his musical chops, to tours in the USA and Asia including venues such as Chicago’s venerable Arie Crown Theater, and numerous recording sessions.
Moving to Hawaii in the 1979 Weber formed a Country band playing at premier clubs in Honolulu and Waikiki, leaving in 1980 for LA Weber began doing some session work, and performed in several bands.
Relocating again in the mid 1990’s to New York City Weber continued to do a bit of session work and performed in some bands, before stopping playing professionally for some time. Moving to Jacksonville Florida in 2000, Weber again picked up his musical career, and in 2012 formed a fusion band called Hot Shock which has performed at local Jacksonville area clubs and regional festivals
He created the sub-genre of fusion called Sandunga Fusion meaning Groove with Energy.
Weber composed and arranged songs, hired musicians and then recorded the debut Sandunga Fusion album recorded and released in 2013 under the name Allen Weber Hot Shock. The album was produced by Weber as well.
In 2014 Weber released the second Hot Shock recording. A live EP “Live and Sparking” consisting of four songs from Concerts in 2013 & 2014