Allen Toussaint was a musical genius who died at 77 years old in November 2015 while on tour in Madrid. The always elegantly dressed Mr. Toussaint was a legendary songwriter, pianist, producer, and bandleader. Some of his best known classics are "Working in the Coal Mine," "Mother-in-Law," "It's Raining" and "Southern Nights". In 1985 Mr. Toussaint co-founded New Orleans Artists Against Hunger and Homelessness. He was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1988, the Louisiana Music Hall of Fame in 2009, and the Blues Hall of Fame in 2011. In 2013, he received the National Medal of Arts from President Barack Obama.
"The Gospel According to New Orleans", a collection of iconic New Orleans musicians , commemorates their role in the evolution of the eccentric culture and music traditions of New Orleans. All depicted in this series are exemplify the joie de vivre that runs through all aspects of life here in all of its diversity.
Limited edition of 100 prints of Saint Allen, signed and numbered.