V/A "Tanbou Toujou Lou: Meringue, Kompa Kreyol, Vodou Jazz & Electric Folklore From Haiti (1960-1981)" 2X Vinyl LP

V/A "Tanbou Toujou Lou: Meringue, Kompa Kreyol, Vodou Jazz & Electric Folklore From Haiti (1960-1981)" 2X Vinyl LP

Vinyl LP - $19.99
  • Each Track was Selected From an Array of Private Collections & Radio Archives in Brooklyn, New York & Multiple Digging Trips in Port-au-Prince, Jacmel, Gonaives, & St. Marc, Haiti
  • Tracks Range From Accordion-Driven Meringue, to Hypnotic Tenor Sax Arrangements to Psychedelic Interpretations of Folklore & More 
  • "Five Stars, A Must Have, A Total Treasure" - KCRW

Selected from an array of private collections and radio archives in Brooklyn, New York, and multiple digging trips in Port-au-Prince, Jacmel, Gonaives, and St. Marc, Haiti, are twenty tracks that encompass the vast diversity of styles during the seminal years of musical innovation and percussive potency in Haiti. From the legendary, elegant big band dance parties in iconic nightclubs of Port-au-Prince to the rhythms of the countryside; from accordion-driven meringue and Vodou-derived drum patterns, to hypnotic tenor sax arrangements and psychedelic interpretations of folklore, the music of 1960s, 70s, & 80s Haiti enjoys a royal repute across the Caribbean, West Africa, and the Colombian coast.

Track List: 

1) Lagen - Zotobre
2) Francine - Les Gypsies de Petionville
3) Bebe Showman - Les Loups Noirs
4) Gislene - Tabou Combo
5) La Vie Vieux Negre - Coupe Cloue et Trio Select
6) Rapadou - Rodrigue Milien et Son Groupe Combite Creole
7) Pele Rien - Les Loups Noirs
8) Erzulie Oh! - Super Jazz de Jeunes
9) Haiti Cumbia - Neymour Jean Baptiste
10) Prend Courage - Ensemble Webert Sicot
11) Lonin - Super Jazz de Jeunes
12) Tripotage - Ensemble Etoile du Soir
13) Ochan - Zotobre
14) Lola - Chanel 10
15) Madeline - Super Choucoune 70
16) Samba Pachas No. 2 - Les Pachas du Canape Vert
17) Souffrance - Ibo Combo
18) Diable La - Les Shleu Shleu
19) Epoque Chaleur - Shupa Shupa
20) Meci Bon Dieu - Orchestre de la Radio National D’Haiti  


Type: Music


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