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Interview with Matisou Légba

Interview with Matisou Légba, a well-known Haitian drummer who has been studying and playing the traditional Vodou rites and tempos for over 25 years. He first learned these rhythms as a…

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Interview with Louis Leslie Marcelin "Sanba Zao" (Part 2 of 2)

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…

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Interview with Yves Joseph

Interview with Yves ""Fanfan"" Joseph, manager and vocalist for Tabou Combo, the most commercially successful Haitian band. Joseph has been with Tabou Combo since August 1968. In…

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Interview with Monvelyno Alexis

Interview with Monvelyno Alexis, a Haitian musician in the sanba tradition. The movement derives from the style of Haitian mizik racine and began with the musician Lesly Louis Marcelin, who performs…

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Interview with Louis Leslie Marcelin "Sanba Zao" (Part 1 of 2)

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…

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Interview with Adlore Casseus "Empress Addi" and Patrick Dorce of Rara Rock

Interview with Adlore Casseus "Empress Addi," and Patrick Dorce of Rara Rock, a Haitian roots world beat band based in North Miami. Casseus, the singer for Rara Rock, is a doctoral student…

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Interview with Smith Jean-Baptiste

Interview with Smith Jean-Baptiste, the influential percussionist in the band Les Shleu Shleu. Started in 1966, the band rose to fame playing after volleyball games in their local high schools. In…

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Interview with Erol Josué

Interview with Erol Josué, who talks about his work as a healer, houngan (Vodou priest), and performer. He has been called the "Prince of Haitian roots music," and has achieved…

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Interview with Jean-Philippe Guillaume

Interview with Jean-Philippe Guillaume, the creator and engineer of Mizikpam.com, a Haitian music aggregator similar to Pandora, Last.Fm, and Spotify. Guillaume moved to South Florida from…

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Interview with Markus Schwartz and Monvelyno Alexis of Vo-Duo and Louis Leslie Marcelin "Sanba Zao"

Interview with Markus Schwartz and Monvelyno Alexis of Vo-Duo and Louis Leslie Marcelin "Sanba Zao," recorded during the 2012 Zakafest at the Little Haiti Cultural Center in Miami. Markus…

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Interview with Yvon "Kapri" André

Interview with Yvon "Kapi" André, the drummer for Tabou Combo, the most commercially successful Haitian band. Originally known as Los Incognitos, Tabou Combo has been an innovator of…

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