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André Toussaint

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Genres  Calypso
Instruments  Vocals, guitar
Died  1981
Occupation(s)  Musician
Years active  Early 1950s–1981
Genre  Calypso music
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Albums  World's Novelty Champions: Andre Toussaint
Record labels  Mach60 Music, World Echoes Records, Naxos
Similar  Mighty Panther, George Symonette, Lord Beginner, Blake Alphonso Higgs, The Duke of Iron

André Toussaint was a Haitian singer and guitarist who emigrated to Nassau, Bahamas in 1953 and performed there until his death in 1981. He sang and recorded in several languages and in a variety of styles, most notably calypso.

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Albums

  • Andre Toussaint Sings at Blackbeard's Tavern (1954), Art Records
  • Andre Toussaint and "the Caribbeans" (1956), Bahama
  • Live at La Fin (1959), Art Records
  • The Golden Voice of Haiti: André Toussaint Goes International, Elite
  • Treasured Moments with Andre Toussaint
  • Bahamian Ballads (2002), Naxos
  • Multi-artist compilations

  • Nassau's Junkanoo Festival (1956), Bahama
  • Calypso: Vintage Songs from the Caribbean (2002), Putumayo
  • Mirror to the Soul: Music, Culture and Identity in the Caribbean, 1920–72 (2013), Soul Jazz. Includes "Nassau Cha Cha".
  • Songs

    Calypso IslandBahamas Andre Toussaint: Bahamian Ballads
    Island WomanBahamas Andre Toussaint: Bahamian Ballads
    Hold 'm JoeBahamas Andre Toussaint: Bahamian Ballads

    References

    André Toussaint Wikipedia


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