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Who is Allen Toussaint?
Allen Toussaint is an American musician, composer, record producer, and influential figure in New Orleans R&B.
- also known as Allen R. Toussaint
- born on (78 years ago) in Gert Town, child of Naomi Neville
- ethnicity: African American
- nationality: United States of America
- profession: Record producer, songwriter, musician, composer, music arranger, actor, film score composer
- member of musical groups:
- genres: Rhythm and blues, Jazz, Blues, Soul music, Southern soul, Funk
- read more about Allen Toussaint (blues artist)
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Wisdom for a Young Musician: Amazing Quotes and Inspiring Advice from the Best in the Business (2007)
by Bruce Warren
Allen Toussaint is a music legend from New Orleans who has had a lifetime of the highest achievement as a songwriter, producer, arranger, session player, and pianist, and who has written classics like “Sneaking Sally Through The ...
by Frank R. Abate
Gene Vincent Non-Performer Allen Toussaint Early Influence Jelly Roll Morton 1997 Bee Gees Buffalo Springfield Crosby, Stills and Nash Jackson Five Joni Mitchell Parliament-Funkadelic (Young) Rascals Non-Performer Syd Nathan Early ...
Blues Licks Encyclopedia (2005)
Over 300 Guitar Licks by Wayne Riker
Allen Toussaint.................Paul Butterfiield (“EastWest,” Elektra) Key to the Highway.............................Big Bill Broonzy...............Derek and the Dominoes [Eric Clapton] (“Layla,” Polydor) Killing Floor............................................Howlin' Wolf.
by Bob Leszczak
recorded a song written by Crescent City legend Allen Toussaint, K-Doe's life changed forever. That song (Minit #623)—a humorous, cleverly written novelty number called “Mother-in-Law” (a topic to which many could relate)—caught on ...
From the Age of Segregation to the Twenty-first Century Five-volume Set by Paul Finkelman
Bunk Johnson, and the Marsalis family in jazz; Mahalia Jackson in gospel; and Fats Domino, Ernie K-Doe, Lee Tillman, Allen Toussaint, and the Neville Brothers in rock and roll. Black forms of music were transported to all parts of the world.
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To get to New Orleans you don't pass through anywhere else. That geographical location, being aloof, lets it hold onto the ritual of its own pace more than other places that have to keep up with the progress. (Allen Toussaint)
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