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Andre Toussaint

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Andre Toussaint stands among the perfect movers in calypso’s background. Although he wasn’t executing first from the music, he quickly became among the top players from the genre. Surviving in Nassau, Toussaint created the lounge design of calypso (frequently before a little orchestra), a far more mellow edition from the generally even more frantic music, frequently still located in goombay and junkanoo forms. His best time frame was through the jetset calypso period, when he produced the majority of his recordings and obtained a pursuing among calypso listeners. As travel and leisure overran the islands, his calypso dropped out of opt to a degree, pressing him towards the fringes from the music lifestyle. Not surprisingly, he continued executing his set design, to acclaim from smaller sized crowds. He passed away in 1981, renowned among calypso performers and listeners among the founding fathers of contemporary Bahamanian music.

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Died 1981
Height 1.75 m
Nationality Trinidadian
Music Songs Calypso Island, Island Woman, Complaini D'Amour, Jusque Bout Du Monde', Hold 'm Joe, Little Nassau/Bahama Mama, Est Es Felicidad, School of Cha Cha Cha, Mi Yiddishe Mama, Gondolier, J'attendrai, Come Closer To Me, Perfida, Ciao Ciao Bambino, Nadie Me Ama, Cu Cu Ru Cu Cu Paloma, Watermelon Spoilin, Nassau Cha Cha, Watermelon Spolin' - Here I Go Walkin', Bahamian Ballads - Little Nassau: Bahama Mama, Nassau Merengue, Medley: Watermelon Spoilin' / Here I Go Walkin', Pretty Boy, Yellow Bird, Dance the Goombay, C'est Si Bon, La Cruz, Granada, All My Life, El Reloj, Ballade Pour Adeline, Marisa
Albums Bahamas Andre Toussaint: Bahamian Ballads, Calypso Fever: Andre Toussaint, World's Novelty Champions: Andre Toussaint, The Sounds of the Caribbean: Live at Blackbeard's Tavern, Nassau, Bahamas


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