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Allen Toussaint

1938 -

Origin: United States

Main instrument: Piano

Genre: R&B/Soul/Funk

One of the most influential figures of New Orleans R&B, Allen Toussaint has penned, recorded and arranged countless standards. In a career that spans over four decades, his songs have been recorded or performed by a veritable Who's Who of the music industry, including Etta James, Lee Dorsey, Ernie K-Doe and Irma Thomas. An accomplished pianist and singer, Toussaint has also released various soul/funk solo albums since 1971, and recently veered towards a more jazz oriented sound, with 2009's The Bright Mississippi.

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