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Connected
Allen Toussaint
Connected
Genres: Jazz, Pop, R&B
 
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All Artists: Allen Toussaint
Title: Connected
Members Wishing: 4
Total Copies: 0
Label: Nyno
Original Release Date: 5/7/1996
Release Date: 5/7/1996
Genres: Jazz, Pop, R&B
Style: Soul
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaCD Credits: 1
UPC: 603343960125

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Almost as good as the old classics
T. Bekken | Austmarka Norway | 06/14/2000
(4 out of 5 stars)

"Allen Toussaint is well on his way to becoming a New Orleans icon, but this great record is certainly not as known as it should be. Toussaint's legendary status as sideman and producer is well documented, but he is also a fine performer. This record contains all the trademarks; stone funky vamps, gorgeous ballads, snappy horn arrangements, superb piano playing and soulful, gentle vocals. Mr. Toussaint is not touring very much, which is New Orleans' gain and our loss...in a just world he would be a mega megastar. "Connected" makes a strong case, and is recommended listening to anybody who wants to know just how good Nawlins pop music can get."
Mr. Toussaint's Music is New Orleans
Norman R. Bourgeois | New Orleans | 02/14/2005
(5 out of 5 stars)

"A beautiful and diverse album. A little bit of everything that is Toussaint. Only few can touch a piano like him. I once read in an interview that "In Your Love" was one of the songs he was most proud of composing-and for very good reason. If you have not had the pleasure of listening to any of Mr. Toussaint's releases please do. He is not only a legend but a preserver of New Orleans' music and heritage.

I also highly recomend his new Jazzity Project CD entitled "Going Places." It smokes! Jazz the Toussaint way. If you can't find it anywhere check out www.louisianamusicfactory.com"