Interview with Louis Leslie Marcelin "Sanba Zao"
From - UM Libraries on October 6th, 2013
Interview with Louis Leslie Marcelin, better known as "Sanba Zao" in the Haitian music community. In addition to his work as a musician, Marcelin and his wife Mireille run the Bazilo Ecole Communautaire, one of the first elementary schools in Haiti that re-opened following the earthquake of January 12, 2012. This interview takes place at the school, and Marcelin traces his career as an influential mizik racine (roots music) artist. He also discusses Haitian roots groups and artists, including Group Sa, Foula Jazz, Senba Yo, Tabou Combo, Chico Boyer, Group Simbi, Markus Schwartz, and Matisou Légba.