A REAL DAPPER, SOUTHERN GENTLEMAN

HAPPY BIRTHDAY ALLEN TOUSSAINT

Seventy five years old today

Not just a national treasure but a treasure of the world

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A REAL DAPPER, SOUTHERN GENTLEMAN — 10 Comments

  1. Amazing, indeed, and the grace, considering the depth of the “can” and the patience of the “yes” and the generosity of the “we” — it is all rather overwhelming for this American. The light touch is sublime.

    • I don’t know, Susie. I think Allen himself would agree that Randy, Dr. John, himself and many New Orleans’ pianists were all influenced by Professor Longhair and others of his generation. Ask, Grandmère Mimi – she’ll know.