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Allen Toussaint final recordings to be released in June

music-news.com - Allen Toussaint’s final recordings will be released as ‘American Tunes’ in June.‘American Tunes’ will feature songs from Toussaint, Professor Longhair, Duke Ellington, Fats Waller, Paul Simon, and others. Jay Bellerose, Bill Frisell, Rhiannon Giddens, Greg Leisz, Charles Lloyd, David Piltch, and Van Dyke Parks join Toussaint on Joe Henry-produced American Tunes.The legendary New Orleans singer, songwriter and producer had just completed the album when he passed away last November. READ MORE