Tanbou Toujou Lou: Meringue, Kompa Kreyol, Vodou Jazz, & Electric Folklore from Haiti 1960 – 1981

Ostinato Records released Tanbou Toujou Lou.
Here is a sampler:

The Afropop review.

Also, Afropop(CC Smith and Gerard Tacite Lamothe) republished their research from 1986 in Haiti, as a kind of companion to Ostanito’s Tanbou and Strut’s Haiti Direct.

Also Ostinato has this 44 mins set – Afrophonia Vol. 2 1968 – 1982: Black Atlantic Rhythms from Cuba to Angola

Michelle Obama at Democratic National Convention 2016 in Philadelphia



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