Allen Toussaint
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//Features

Part 3: From Porcupine Tree to Wye Oak
26 Jan 2010 // 3:00 PM

Slipped Discs continues with Norwegian electro pop, lots of Scottish pop goodness, two rock institutions, a Soviet born chanteuse and many more. All records that missed our top 60 list last year.

The Best Jazz of 2009
14 Dec 2009 // 3:00 PM

This was a great year for melding innovation and tradition. The trend continues of piano trios playing boldly, creating a new language for this venerable jazz form. And other kinds of groups have been equally inventive, particularly in working through what it means to be a jazz group -- a notion that has evolved beyond trumpet-saxophone-piano-bass-drums.

//Reviews

Allen Toussaint: American Tunes
21 Jun 2016 // 8:20 PM

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

Allen Toussaint: The Bright Mississippi
29 Apr 2009 // 4:00 PM

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

//Blogs

12 Essential Performances from the Piano "Professors" of New Orleans
5 Jun 2014 // 3:00 AM

A dozen jams from great Crescent City keyboardists, past and present, and something extra.

RBMA - A Night of Round Robin Duets (Photos) & Conversation with D'Angelo (Video)
29 May 2014 // 5:00 AM

The Red Bull Music Academy brings unique performances, parties and conversations to New York for a full month since last May. Enjoy photos from the Round Robin and video from a conversation with D'Angelo.

//News

Allen Toussaint's 'American Tunes' Is a Fitting Swan Song for the Late Musician
20 Jun 2016 // 6:00 AM

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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//Blogs

'Fire Emblem Heroes' Is a Bad Crossover

// Moving Pixels

"Fire Emblem Heroes desperately and shamelessly wants to monetize our love for these characters, yet it has no idea why we came to love them in the first place.

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