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Big Chief - Allen Toussaint - American Tunes


2016
Label: Nonesuch - 554644-2 • Format: CD Album • Country: US • Genre: Funk / Soul • Style: Rhythm & Blues
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Big Chief - Allen Toussaint - American Tunes busy was Allen Toussaint in the wake of his lates revival, he didn't wind up entering a recording studio to begin work on a sequel to his jazz album, The Bright Mississippiuntil 's Songbook consisted of live recordings from A few solo sessions happened that year, followed by a round with a band and guests in October and then he died a few weeks later, passing away in Madrid, Spain while on tour.

Producer Joe Henrywho helmed The Bright Mississippipulled together American Tunes for a posthumous release in the summer of Tonally, American Tunes isn't much different from its predecessor, yet its elegiac elegance doesn't come from a place of despair: it's a wistful look back at his past and home. Where The Bright Mississippi focused firmly on jazz standards, American Tunes positions these prewar standards as just part of the fabric. Toussaint touches upon Big Easy standards, spinning "Mardis Gras in New Orleans" and "Big Chief" in a way that emphasizes their lyricism instead of rhythm, thereby drawing connections with the Bill Evansclassical, and Duke Ellington covers heard elsewhere on the record.

Sometimes, the guests assert themselves -- Rhiannon Giddens commands attention when she sings Ellington -- but the presence of Charles Lloyd and Van Dyke Parks Big Chief - Allen Toussaint - American Tunes the generous collaborative spirit within Toussaint 's music; even when he's heard alone here, he's playing with and commenting upon tradition.

He was an American original, and American Tunes functions as a lovely Prevenge - It Happens All The Time to a legendary career.

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Recording Date May 20, - May 21, Track Listing. Delores' Boyfriend. Allen Toussaint. Viper's Drag. Fats Waller. Confessin' That I Love You. Mardi Gras in New Orleans. Henry Roeland Byrd. Lotus Blossom. Billy Strayhorn. Waltz for Debby. Bill Evans. Big Chief. Earl King.

Rocks in My Bed. Duke Ellington. Danza, op. Louis Moreau Gottschalk. Hey Little Girl. Earl Hines. Come Sunday. Southern Nights. American Tune. Paul Simon. Delores' Boyfriend Allen Toussaint. Viper's Drag Fats Waller. Lotus Blossom Billy Strayhorn. Waltz for Debby Bill Evans. Big Chief Earl King. Rocks in My Diminuendo Un Blue - Duke Ellington And His Orchestra - The Treasury Shows Vol.14 Duke Ellington.

Rosetta Earl Hines. Come Sunday Duke Ellington. Southern Nights Allen Toussaint. American Tune Paul Simon.


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10 thoughts on “ Big Chief - Allen Toussaint - American Tunes

  1. Jun 14,  · American Tunes is a perfectly lovely swan song by the late New Orleans songwriter and pianist Allen Toussaint. Finished weeks before his death while on tour in Madrid last November at age 77, it was produced by Joe Henry,and is a mostly instrumental effort that, like their collaboration Bright Mississippi, largely avoids the scores of hits Toussaint wrote for artists such Lee Dorsey, Irma Thomas and Ernie K-Doe.
  2. American Tunes is the final recording from New Orleans jazz and R&B pianist Allen Toussaint, released on Nonesuch Records on June 10, Genre: Blues, R&B, jazz.
  3. Jul 16,  · Allen Toussaint is, was, a musical genius. As a farewell, Toussaint's "American Tunes " understates its compass. The music on this album spans two hundred- two hundred-fifty years of American musical history, from Louis Moreau Gottschalk to the brilliance of Duke Ellington and American jazz to the poetical lyricism of Paul Simon/5(93).
  4. Where The Bright Mississippi focused firmly on jazz standards, American Tunes positions these prewar standards as just part of the fabric. Toussaint touches upon Big Easy standards, spinning "Mardis Gras in New Orleans" and "Big Chief" in a way that emphasizes their lyricism instead of rhythm, thereby drawing connections with the Bill Evans, classical, and Duke Ellington covers heard elsewhere on 8/
  5. Allen Toussaint was an American musician, songwriter, arranger and record producer, who was an influential figure in New Orleans rhythm and blues from the s to the end of the century, described as "one of popular music's great backroom figures". Many musicians recorded Toussaint's compositions, including “Whipped Cream”, "Java", "Mother-in-Law", "I Like It Like That", "Fortune Teller", "Ride .
  6. One of the most striking things on American Tunes is Toussaint's brilliant spare elegance on the piano. Though generally not an attribute associated with NOLA piano players, it is a Toussaint hallmark best exemplified on the four solo piano pieces included here: Toussaint's own "Delores' Boyfriend," "Hey Little Girl," "Big Chief" and "Mardi Gras in New Orleans.".
  7. Jun 10,  · American Tunes features solo piano recordings made at Touissant’s home studio as well as others made with guests like Jay Bellerose, Bill Frisell, Rhiannon Giddens, and Van Dyke Parks. He’s in fine form, too, lending his singular style to songs by Professor Longhair, Duke Ellington, Fats Waller, Paul Simon, and beautiful originals like “Southern Nights.”.
  8. Mar 12,  · Discover releases, reviews, credits, songs, and more about Allen Toussaint - American Tunes at Discogs. Complete your Allen Toussaint collection/5(54).
  9. Jun 10,  · View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the CD release of American Tunes on Discogs/5(5).

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