American tunes

American tunes

Music CD - 2016
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Publisher: New York : Nonesuch, [2016]
Branch Call Number: CD R TOUSSAI
Characteristics: 1 sound disc (52 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.

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A final recording by an artist that stayed quietly under the radar. Allen Toussaint made a lasting and significant mark on the world of music. "He was an American original and American Tunes functions as a lovely coda to a legendary career." Stephen Thomas Erlewine Suggested by Brian

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SnoIsleLib_BrianH Feb 07, 2018

A posthumous release of tunes recorded for a record that was to be released prior to his death. Also includes some tracks from solo sessions in 2013. Worth a listen.

"He was an American original, and American Tunes functions as a lovely coda to a legendary career." Stephen Thoma... Read More »


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LadyDi52
Mar 31, 2018

A bit bare bones - just the piano - for most of it. I prefer other CD's of his where he plays with a band

SnoIsleLib_BrianH Feb 07, 2018

A posthumous release of tunes recorded for a record that was to be released prior to his death. Also includes some tracks from solo sessions in 2013. Worth a listen.

"He was an American original, and American Tunes functions as a lovely coda to a legendary career." Stephen Thomas Erlewine - AllMusic

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TMS13
Jul 01, 2016

Beautiful. A genre-spanning final album. It closes with Toussaint's last recording before he passed away, a stunningly moving cover of Paul Simon's "America Tune".

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