World-renowned jazz musician Allen Toussaint installed one of the first Sky Factory eScape Digital Cinema display systems in his personal music studio in New Orleans. The unique blend of art, technology, and nature adds inspiration to the space, where the authentic sounds of nature complement the beautiful sounds of Mr. Toussaint’s legendary piano playing.
Commenting on the wow-factor of his eScape installation, Mr. Toussaint graciously insists, “It is the star of the studio. Everyone who sees it loves it.”
If you're unfamiliar with him, Allen Toussaint (born January 14, 1938) is an American musician, songwriter and record producer and one of the most influential figures in New Orleans R&B.
Allen Toussaint has crossed many paths in his illustrious 40 years plus career in music. He has produced, written for, arranged, had his songs covered by, and performed with music giants The Judds, Paul McCartney, Paul Simon, Elvis Costello, Patti LaBelle, Mac "Dr. John" Rebannac, Aaron and Art Neville, Joe Cocker, The (original) Meters, Glen Campbell, The Band, Little Feat, The Rolling Stones, Devo, Ernie K-Doe, Lee Dorsey, Irma Thomas, Etta James, Ramsey Lewis, Eric Gale and the countless others.
His songs/productions have been featured in numerous films, including but not limited to, Casino, Moulin Rouge, and Maid in Manhattan. He served as musical director for the off Broadway play, Staggerlee, which won the prestigious Outer Circle Critics Award.
To read the full bio and listen to Mr. Toussaint’s music, visit www.AllenToussaint.com
This Installation Features:
eScape Digital Cinema DisplayTM