Allen Toussaint interviewed by Elvis Costello
Marian McPartland's Piano Jazz
Manhattan Beach Studios
New York, NY
4/17/2009 (recording date)

Sony XDR-F1HD HD Radio tuner (WBGO, 88.3, Newark, NJ HD Radio reception) -> Sound Devices 722(@24/44.1); FLAC File processing in SoundForge Audio Studio 9.0c (Peak Level Normalize to 0db; 24->16 bit highpass triangular dither with high pass contour noise shaping); Tracked in cdwav

1. intro/interview part 1 - AT's early introduction to the piano
2. sample of Professor Longhair's playing
3. AT talks about Toots Washington/Jitney
4. illustrating Junker Blues
5. AT talks about the growing tradition of New Orleans piano
6. illustrating the evolution of New Orleans piano
7. talking about Tipitina
8. Tipitina
9. talking about finding his voice, early songwriting
10. illustrating saloon music
11. talking about the song Southern Nights
12. Southern Nights
13. ID break
14. AT talks about his religious upbringing and Mother In Law origins
15. Mother In Law
16. talking about Fortune Teller
17. Fortune Teller
18. ID break
19. AT talks about recording his own material, working with The Band
20. Solitude
21. talking about The Bright Mississippi
22. Singing The Blues
23. ID break
24. EC talks about working with AT
25. Tipitina/Ascention Day
26. credits

Recorded, mastered, and tracked by Scott Bernstein