Articles tagged allen toussaint

Allen Toussaint: American Tunes

On his final album, New Orleans songwriter, producer, and pianist Toussaint puts his distinctive stamp on jazz, pop, and R&B classics.

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Allen Toussaint’s ‘American Tunes’ Is a Fitting Swan Song for the Late Musician

Toussaint applies his distinctive pianistic touch to a selection of songs by Duke Ellington, Fats Waller, Louis Moreau Gottschalk, Professor Longhair and Paul Simon, among several others.

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Allen Toussaint: The Bright Mississippi

A storied delta pianist makes an album of classic New Orleans tunes, and it may be the best jazz of 2009.

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Spectacle: Elvis Costello With… - Episode 1

Spectacle: Elvis Costello With... - 9pm EST/PST - Sundance Channel

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Various Artists: New Orleans Funk, Volume 2

Allen Toussaint and the Meters are featured heavily on this compilation of rare-ish soul, R&B, and funk from New Orleans in the '60s and '70s.

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"Rock Never Dies" Takes Shots at Celebrity Culture In a Surprisingly Effective Episode

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"Season 12's best episode yet isn't perfect, but well-done, with an excellent swan song performance by Rick Springfield.

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