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Allen Toussaint - The Bright Mississippi


Label:

Nonesuch

Genre:

Jazz

Product No.:
ANON 480380
Availability:
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Category:

140 Gram Vinyl Record


No. of Discs: 2

$29.98

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140-gram double LP

Through his work as producer, composer, arranger and consummate session man, New Orleans native Allen Toussaint has truly earned living-legend status. He's collaborated on landmark recordings for such artists as Ernie K. Doe, Lee Dorsey, Dr. John, the Meters, the Pointer Sisters and Labelle and released acclaimed albums of his own. Here, backed by an all-star combo that sounds like a group of old friends, Toussaint reinterprets classic jazz and blues tunes popularized or written by such New Orleans greats as Louis Armstrong, Sidney Bechet, Jelly Roll Morton and Joe "King" Oliver, as well as pieces composed by fellow travelers Django Reinhardt, Duke Ellington and Thelonious Monk.



1. Side 1
2. Egyptian Fantasy
3. Dear Old Southland
4. St. James Infirmary
5.
Side 2
6. Singin' the Blues
7. Winin' Boy Blues
8. West End Blues
9.
Side 3
10. Blue Drag
11. Just a Closer Walk with Thee
12. Bright Mississippi
13.
Side 4
14. Day Dream
15. Long, Long Journey
16. Solitude

Customer Reviews (5.00 Stars) 2 person(s) rated this product.

Oh my!

posted on 12/14/2016
5 Stars
Reviewer: RR
This is so good. Excellent music, great recording.


Enjoy dear friends

posted on 10/16/2009
5 Stars
Reviewer: SAK
What an album, enjoy dear friends an outstanding historian, musician, a dear friend to all music lovers. Bravo 10 times!


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