‘Land of 1000 Dances’

Deacon John, Chris Kenner, Allen Toussaint

‘Deacon’ John Moore is hard to categorize. Like many New Orleans musicians, he draws on everything from gospel music to R&B, funk to jump jazz. While this isn’t a story about his music, it’s definitely fitting for ‘That New Orleans’ Touch’ — as we have glimpse at the both Chris Kenner’s songwriting and Allen Toussaint as a producer, told by Deacon John.

If you don’t already know, do you yourself a favor and check him out. I’ll make a point to post some links to his work soon. Until then:

Deacon John on the writing of ‘Land of 1000 Dances’