Articles tagged haiti

Drummers of the Société Absolument Guinin: Vodou Drums in Haiti 2

The impact is immediate when hypnotic ritual drumming strips music down to its most basic element: pure rhythm.

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Black and White and Katrina All Over: Jazz Religion, the Second Line, and Black New Orleans

One of the best things about this updated edition of Jazz Religion, the Second Line, and Black New Orleans is that it looks at what’s to come just as much as it looks at bygones.

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Afro-Haitian Experimental Orchestra: Afro-Haitian Experimental Orchestra

Original Afrobeat drummer Tony Allen and Haiti's finest musicians come together to create tropical psychedelia with a space-age vibe.

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Various: Tanbou Toujou Lou - Merengue, Kompa Kreyou, Vodou Jazz and Electric Folklore from Haiti

What it lacks in any immediately identifiable musical and geographic point of origin, this collection of mid-20th Century Haitian recordings more than makes up for in its unique cultural and stylistic fusion.

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29 Mar 2016 // 2:02 AM

Lakou Mizik: Wa Di Yo

Wa Di Yo marks the debut of one world band that could rightfully be making world headlines.

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Lavish extravaganza overshadowed by an athlete’s tragic death.

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21 Jan 2010 // 9:59 PM

Curse Ye, Orwell!

Orwell declared that there are “four great motives” for writing: sheer egoism, aesthetic enthusiasm, historical impulse, and political purpose. As for the rest of us...

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Alan Lomax: Alan Lomax in Haiti

An important historical document, a master class in Haitian music from a bygone era, and an entertaining, life-affirming listen.

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10 Apr 2008 // 4:41 AM

South-Florida based Haitian artist Jan Sebon arrived in Miami, in 1981 when he as 22 years old. (Al Diaz/Miami Herald/MCT) MIAMI—Musician and poet Jan

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13 Dec 2007 // 2:40 AM

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti—The shoeless kid from the countryside who once rode a donkey to school peered out of the helicopter and belted out a scream

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FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla.—Edwidge Danticat’s serene nature is a stark contrast to the chaotic world she paints in her books. The internationally renowned Haitian

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18 Oct 2007 // 10:59 PM

Brother, Im Dying by Edwidge Danticat

Danticat comes head-on at the painful tale she has to tell, with results that are both eloquent and devastating.

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4 Oct 2007 // 11:56 PM

Celebrated author Danticat testifies on behalf of Haitian immigrants

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla.—Edwidge Danticat normally advocates for Haitians through books, providing readers with a poignant view of their immigrant struggle. But on Thursday, the

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8 Jul 2007 // 11:00 PM

Erol Josué: Régléman

There's a gravity to Régeléman that becomes immediately deepened and explicable when you realise that the Haitian singer is being religious.

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NYFF 2017: 'Mudbound'

// Notes from the Road

"Dee Rees’ churning and melodramatic epic follows two families in 1940s Mississippi, one black and one white, and the wars they fight abroad and at home.

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