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Zanj Ki Zanj Poze

Simply Haitian music at its best! Limitless! Zanj Ki Zanj Poze

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Adaptation de “Vieux Tonton” de Septentrional

Je crois qu’il serait bon, et je trouve que c’est très beau, d’interpréter des chansons populaires de nos prédécesseurs et de les adapter à partir de nos propres sentiments, émotions et aussi de notre personnelle expérience musicale. Aussi, permettez-moi de … [more]

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Pour le 350ème anniversaire du Cap-Haïtien

La chanson “Cité du Cap-Haïtien” composée par le feu maestro Ultrick Pierre-Louis de l’orchestre Septentrional, est considérée comme l’hymne du Cap-Haïtien, ma ville natale. Aussi, c’est avec une très grande fierté que j’ai arrangé cette merveilleuse composition pour un orchestre … [more]

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El Sistema Massachusetts

Proud to have been part of this context organized by El Systema Massachusetts in 2015. Here is a copy of their answer to my submission: Dear GI,  Thank you for your hard work and submission for the 2015 El Sistema Massachusetts Composition Contest. … [more]

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Some Vodou Djaz (Voodoo Jazz)

Yep! For four years, from 1990 to 1994, I have approached this genre within the spectrum of Haitian music. It is a fusion of voodoo rhythms and Jazz from the improvisational aspect of the latter. The name of the band … [more]

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Arrangement of “Cité du Cap-Haïtien”

Born in Cap-Haïtien, I have enjoyed the pride of being a Capois. Living and growing in the Northern part of Haiti, I have enjoyed the glory of being of one Henri Christophe’s descendant. As tough as it is to solve … [more]

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Lettre ouverte à Mr. Louis Carl St-Jean

J’ai lu, comme beacoup d’entre vous, la lettre ouverte de Mr. Louis Carl St-Jean à Mr. Michel Soukar concernant l’histoire du Konpa. Celle-ci, d’ailleurs ne m’a jamais intéressé et les explications fournies par Nemours Jean-Baptiste durant une entrevue que j’ai … [more]

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Lanmou Blayi Sou Tchè We

Ki sa m ka di? Mwen fè sa m kapab nan mizik! Nan tout styl, apwòch apre apwòch! Mizik sa depi lan 2000. Mwen senpleman souri.

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Mizik “Aladeriv” an Konpa

Genyen anpil fason pou yon moun eksplore mizik. Kreyativite pèmèt ou sa. E mwen kwè tou, lè yon atis genyen fasilite pou fè sa, mizik li ka atire e chame plis moun tou. Mwen soti “Aladeriv” deja sou albòm “Serenade … [more]

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Gifrants & Segwe

Vini Jwenn Mwe “Siwèl” nan bon mamit, e mizik sa depi 2004. Gifrants: rhythm guitar and vocals; Patrick Mottaz, lead guitar; Jane Wang, upright bass, Djudju, percussion.

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Mereng Damou Pou Ayiti

Pour lire ce texte en français, cliquer ce lien ci-dessous + Mereng Damou Pou Ayiti To read in English, click the link below: + Mereng Damou Pou Ayiti Ayisyen pa selebre 200 zan Endepandans peyi Dayiti e se te byen … [more]

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Scores of “Aladeriv”

I believe that it is more than time when most Haitian professional musicians have to start writing the scores of their music so the latter can be preserved better. Also, it is much easier to share their knowledge this way. … [more]

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Mizik fòlkò pou ti moun

Mwen kwè nan jefò k ap fèt pou montre ti moun mizik li enpòtan pou ti moun Ayisyen yo, pitit fanmi mwen yo, jwe tou mizik ki egziste pou ti moun piti ann Ayiti. Se konsa mwen aranje kèk nan … [more]

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Sounds of music past: Voodoo Jazz

Yep! For four years, I did play Voodoo Jazz with extremely talented musicians–Jimmy Daniel, on drums. I took him to Haiti to learn about our music and he fell in love with it; Jacqz Vincent on keys–teacher at New School … [more]

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Balad Damou

It’s all about love I feel deeply in my heart–love for country, love for my wife, love for my children, love for my family, love for my friends and love for you all. It is love for music and love … [more]

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