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 Grounds for Marriage

Collaborations between classical and rock musicians have a mixed history at best, but an attempt by the Hallé Orchestra and Elbow to meet in the middle seems to be working – Tom Service

Meet Mr New Orleans

YOU COULD listen to that rich, dulcet, wise old voice telling stories like this all day long. The longer the interview goes on, the more memories Allen Toussaint digs up from an eventful past, writes JIM CARROLL