Will Jazz on the Tube survive into 2015?

We will if everyone pitches in a little...

Details: Click here to learn how you can help

Home | More Videos | About Us | Contact | Subscribe | Donate

Jazz on the Tube

The Internet's jazz video search engine

 
 

Jean Toussaint interview

(2009)

 
Subscribe to
Jazz on the Tube
 

Absolutely free
Every time we post a new video,
we'll send you a notice by e-mail.

First Name:
E-mail address:
Enter your first name and e-mail and press subscribe
 

Navigation:    Home    More Videos    Back    More videos like this

"Playing Abroad"


Jean Toussaint discusses his music career in Europe and position teaching at the London Conservatory during a 2009 interview sandwiched between two performance clips.

Jean Toussaint was born in U.S. Virgin Islands' province of Saint Thomas where he leaned to play calypso music in his youth before moving to New York and ultimately attending the Berklee College of Music during the late '70s.

The tenor saxophonist formed his first group with bop trumpeter Wallace Roney before performing as a member of Art Blakey's "Jazz Messengers" featuring Terence Blanchard, Lonnie Plaxico, Mulgrew Miller, and Donald Harrison from 1982 until 1986.

Toussaint moved to London in 1987 after appearing on three of the Blakey band's studio albums including "New York Scene" and has since released nine of his own as a highly respected bandleader in the U.K.



Please share your favorite JazzontheTube.com videos with your friends and colleagues

That's how we grow.

Thanks!




For more Jean Toussaint videos, click here

See the complete catalog of
jazz on the tube videos

About Us | Privacy Policy | Contact