NOLA Legend Allen Toussaint Passes

Toussaint at Bluesfest

New Orleans legend, Allen Toussaint, composer, pianist, producer and performer, passed away after suffering a heart attack while on tour in Spain earlier today, Tuesday November 10th. Composing hits, such as Al Hirt’s “Java” and Benny Spellman’s “Lipstick Traces (On a Cigarette),” which was later covered by the O’Jays and … → read more

Folkfinds: Jesper Deleuran’s “Pretty Saro”

Jesper Deleuran

[soundcloud url=”https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/74225912″ params=”auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false&visual=true” width=”100%” height=”450″ iframe=”true” /] Folkfinds has hit Scandinavian old-time before, but our visit to Jesper Deleuran marks our first time in Denmark. Jesper is an old-time enthusiast with a command of several instruments, an eclectic repertoire of traditional American songs, and a voice that is warm and … → read more