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Allen Toussaint - Words and Music - 2009

Allen Toussaint (photo by Michael Wilson)

Allen Toussaint (photo by Michael Wilson)


The great Allen Toussaint passed away on November 9, 2015 in Madrid, Spain, while on tour, at the age of 77.

As a songwriter, producer, arranger and more, Allen Toussaint's made his mark on music since the '60s, but his new album, The Bright Mississippi, returns the spotlight to Allen the artist.

At the piano, he leads an all-star band of musicians through some New Orleans jazz classics, and he performed a few of them during a visit to FUV's Studio A.

[recorded: 4/20/09]

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