Torchbearers of Cajun and Creole music, the Southern Louisiana band brings the sounds of crickets and frogs and the first-ever triangle solo to the show.

Lost Bayou Ramblers On World Cafe

Torchbearers of Cajun and Creole music, the Southern Louisiana band brings the sounds of crickets and frogs and the first-ever triangle solo to the show.

Louisiana Cajun and Creole Music: The Newport Field Recordings [CD]

Louisiana Cajun and Creole Music: The Newport Field Recordings [CD]

Old Time Louisiana Creole Music [CD]

Old Time Louisiana Creole Music [CD]

Early Creole musicians playing an accordion and a washboard in front of a store, near New Iberia, Louisiana (1938). Zydeco music originated from Creole music—today's rubboard or frottoir rubbing the washboard is a stylized version of the early washboard.  I posted this under New Orleans because Zydeco is so common there, but Zydeco is common to all Louisiana and southwest Texas. Music that penetrates through your soul!

Early Creole musicians playing an accordion and a washboard in front of a store, near New Iberia, Louisiana, 1938

Geno Delafose, (born February 6, 1971 in Eunice, Louisiana) is a zydeco accordionist and singer. He is one of the younger generations of the genre who has created the sound known as the nouveau zydeco. His sound is deeply rooted in traditional Creole music with strong influences from Cajun music and also country and western. His father is the famous zydeco accordion player John Delafose

Geno Delafose--his sound is deeply rooted in traditional Creole music with strong influences from Cajun music and also country and western.

Dominica's World Creole Music Festival 2014 - Caribbean & Co.

Dominica's World Creole Music Festival 2014

Elvis Crespo, Jah Cure and Flavour will be just three of the musical acts showcasing at Dominica's World Creole Music Festival

Creole Music Performance #saintlucia #stlucia #culture #tropical #vacation #travel #jounenkweyol #creoleday

Creole Music Performance #saintlucia #stlucia #culture #tropical #vacation #travel #jounenkweyol #creoleday

Louisiana Creole Music [CD]

Louisiana Creole Music [CD]

Various - Louisiana cajun & creole music:Newpor (CD)

Various - Louisiana cajun & creole music:Newpor (CD)

Clifton Chenier (June 25, 1925 - December 12, 1987), a Creole French-speaking native of Opelousas, Louisiana, was an eminent performer and recording artist of Zydeco, which arose from Cajun and Creole music, with R, jazz, and blues influences. He played the accordion and won a Grammy Award in 1983. He also was recognized with a National Heritage Fellowship, and in 1989 was inducted posthumously into the Blues Hall of Fame.  He was known as the 'King of Zydeco'.

The first major star of Zydeco music was Clifton Chenier, a French-speaking Creole from southern Louisiana, popular in the Known as the 'King of Zydeco' and also billed as the 'King of the South'.

Leyla McCalla's Haitian Creole music

Alex Woodward on the Carolina Chocolate Drops' singer and her album Vari-Colored Songs

On the Trail of a Creole Music Pioneer, Still Alive in Song - NYTimes.com

On the Trail of a Creole Music Pioneer, Still Alive in Song

Amédé Ardoin brought white Cajun and black Creole traditions together in Louisiana, and it may have cost him his life.

Early Creole musicians playing an accordion and a washboard in front of a store, near Opelousas, Louisiana (1938). Zydeco music originated from Creole music — today's rubboard or frottoir ("rubbing the washboard") is a stylized version of the early washboard.

Early Creole musicians playing an accordion and a washboard in front of a store, near Opelousas, Louisiana Zydeco music originated from Creole music — today's rubboard or frottoir ("rubbing the washboard") is a stylized version of the early washboard.

Pinterest
Search