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Bruce Daigrepont

An admitted kid from the Cajun revival, Daigrepont just began regarding Cajun music seeing that something apart from the music of his grandparents’ era when he heard such young Turks seeing that Michael Doucet and Zachary Richard within the ’70s. Ironically, this vocalist and accordionist created a style relatively even …

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C.J. Chenier

The son lately zydeco music pioneer Clifton Chenier, C.J. Chenier (blessed Clayton Joseph Chenier) continues to be dubbed “the crown prince of zydeco.” Since inheriting command of his father’s group, the Crimson Sizzling hot Louisiana Band, Chenier provides continued to pay for tribute to his father’s audio and to broaden …

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Nathan & the Zydeco Cha Chas

Nathan Williams may be the leader from the Zydeco Cha Chas. His stylings for the piano accordion possess made him among the most-admired players within the zydeco picture, pursuing in Clifton Chenier’s and Buckwheat Zydeco’s large footsteps. Nathan Williams was the youngest of seven kids and was raised in St. …

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Rosie Ledet

Accordionist, vocalist and songwriter Mary Roszela Bellard, “Rosie” Ledet (pronounced led-dett), grew up on rock and roll & move music. During her teenage years in southwest Louisiana, she paid attention to traditional rock & move r / c in close by Eunice; her favorite organizations included Santana and Z.Z. Best. …

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Rockin’ Sidney

Along with his 1985 novelty smash “My Toot Toot,” Rockin’ Sidney scored zydeco’s first true international hit. Created Sidney Semien on Apr 9, 1938 in Lebeau, Louisiana, he started playing harmonica and acoustic guitar professionally during his teenagers, and produced his 1st R&B-styled recordings within the Popularity and Jin imprints …

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Wayne Toups

One among probably the most exciting musicians to emerge from Acadiana is Wayne Toups, that has been dubbed “the Cajun Springsteen.” His electrifying stage existence is underscored from the musicianship he shows within the accordion, carrying out a make of music he phone calls “zydecajun.” As its name suggests, this …

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John Delafose

John Delafose and his music group the Eunice Playboys bridged the distance between zydeco’s origins and its modern sound having a mastery matched by handful of their peers; despite an affinity for early Creole designs, French lyrics and two-step waltz rhythms, they used all the fiery strength demanded by modern-day …

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Geno Delafose

The son lately influential zydeco accordionist John Delafose, Geno Delafose has continued to expand on his father’s musical legacy. Regarding his music group, French Rockin’ Boogie, Delafose offers blended the original noises of zydeco using the exhilaration of contemporary dance music. “We’ve that old nation experience,” Delafose stated during a …

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Beausoleil

The forming of BeauSoleil, one of the better known & most highly respected cajun bands on the planet, is because of fiddler Michael Doucet’s wish to keep carefully the unique southern Louisiana culture and music from extinction. But while BeauSoleil originated to greatly help protect his cajun musical heritage, over …

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Clifton Chenier

The undisputed “Ruler of Zydeco,” Clifton Chenier was the first Creole to become presented a Grammy award on nationwide television. Mixing the French and Cajun 2-techniques and waltzes of southwest Louisiana with New Orleans R&B, Tx blues, and big-band jazz, Chenier made the present day, dance-inspiring, noises of zydeco. A …

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