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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Tibet House's 30th Anniversary Benefit Concert Celebrated Philip Glass' 80th

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"Philip Glass, the artistic director of the Tibet House benefits, celebrated his 80th birthday at this year's annual benefit with performances from Patti Smith, Iggy Pop, Brittany Howard, Sufjan Stevens and more.

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