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A collection of interviews and performances with Allen Toussaint. The legendary musician and composer died November 10, 2015 at age 77.

A collection of interviews and performances with Allen Toussaint. The legendary musician and composer died November 10, 2015 at age 77.
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A collection of interviews and performances with Allen Toussaint. The legendary musician and composer died November 10, 2015 at age 77.

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English


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Allen Toussaint, New Orleans R&B Legend, Dies At 77 (NPR)

11/11/2015
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"He clearly believed that New Orleans had something to say to the world," says NPR contributor Gwen Thompkins. "And he was right."

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New Orleans Jazz Musician Allen Toussaint Dies At 77 (TIME)

11/10/2015
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Allen Toussaint On Mountain Stage 2015 (NPR)

11/9/2015
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Allen Toussaint performs songs from throughout his career live in West Virginia.

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Allen Toussaint on Song Travels 2014

11/8/2015
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Pianist, singer, composer, and producer Allen Toussaint is one of the leading figures of New Orleans R&B. His hits include "Working in a Coalmine" and "Lady Marmalade." He's worked with artists including The Meters, Paul McCartney, The Rolling Stones, and Elvis Costello. On this week's Song Travels, Toussaint joins host Michael Feinstein to talk about the iconic recordings of his original songs, "Mother in Law" and "Whipped Cream." Toussaint performs his compositions live, including "Get...

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Allen Toussaint On 'Song Travels' 2014 (NPR)

11/8/2015
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The New Orleans pianist and composer plays some of his songs and tells the stories behind his most iconic hits.

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Allen Toussaint On Mountain Stage 2015 (NPR)

11/8/2015
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Allen Toussaint performs songs from throughout his career live in West Virginia.

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Allen Toussaint On 'Song Travels' 2014 (NPR)

11/7/2015
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The New Orleans pianist and composer plays some of his songs and tells the stories behind his most iconic hits.

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Allen Toussaint Soundcheck Performance and Interview 2011

11/5/2015
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Allen Toussaint: Heartwarming Jazz 2011 (NPR)

11/5/2015
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Allen Toussaint performs and tells stories about what makes New Orleans tick.

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Elvis Costello Interviews Allen Toussaint 2009 (Piano Jazz Shorts)

11/4/2015
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Allen Toussaint with guest host Elvis Costello Pianist, singer, composer and producer Allen Toussaint is a legendary musical force on the New Orleans music scene. McPartland asked her friend, the ever eclectic Elvis Costello, to sit in as guest host for this Piano Jazz session which features Toussaint singing and playing his hit tune, "Southern Nights," and a duet with Costello on the pair's recent collaboration — "Ascension Day."

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Allen Toussaint, Elvis Costello On Piano Jazz 2009 (NPR)

11/3/2015
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Marian McPartland asked her friend Elvis Costello to sit in as guest host for this episode of Piano Jazz. The session features New Orleans legend Allen Toussaint, who sings and plays his hit tune "Southern Nights" and performs a duet with Costello on the pair's recent collaboration "Ascension Day."

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