This is so sad!
Allen Toussaint, a legendary and influential producer and songwriter, died on Monday at 77 years old, according to his family.
The longtime musician, who was hugely influential in the New Orleans music scene, was in Europe for a tour and had just finished a performance in Spain on Monday night before his death.
Toussaint, who worked with some of the biggest musicians of the last several decades during his long career, had been set to perform in Madrid, Belgium, and London later this week, with his death being completely unexpected.
Last week, Toussaint and his longtime friend, Paul Simon, announced they would be performing together on December 8 at