Home / Tag Archives: North American Traditions

Tag Archives: North American Traditions

Bluerunners

Named for the Louisiana swamp fish, the Bluerunners are essentially a Cajun rock and roll & move group; except if they play traditional Cajun music, or the blues, or funk. They appear to defy any try to pigeonhole their music. They are likened to Los Lobos, except the vocabulary they …

Read More »

R. Carlos Nakai

Tucson-based precious metal and platinum-selling multi-instrumentalist R. Carlos Nakai is really a Local American musician and ethnic anthropologist of Navajo-Ute descent. Though he received traditional training in the trumpet, his many recordings consist mainly of resonant single performances of Local American flute improvisations using a judicious usage of synthesizers, chanting, …

Read More »

Sheryl Cormier

Accordionist and vocalist, Sheryl Cormier (b. Sheryl Guidreau) is among the first ladies to break with the sexist limitations of Louisiana’s Cajun music. A previous leader of the all-woman Cajun music group, Cormier happens to be the first choice of Cajun Seems, a group that has Isaac Miller, Jr. (metal …

Read More »

Almeda Riddle

One would end up being challenged to locate recorded types of Almeda Riddle’s performing, however the hunt will be really worth it since she possessed among the strongest voices ever place to wax. Created in 1898, Riddle spent her lifetime in rural Arkansas, where she discovered a thorough repertoire of …

Read More »

Tracy Schwarz Cajun Trio

b. Daniel Tracy Schwarz, 13 November 1938, NEW YORK, NY, USA. Although he was created and raised definately not the foundation, Schwarz developed an early on fascination for traditional nation music and bluegrass. Mainly, he noticed this on radio and information although the solid desire for these forms in close …

Read More »

Allen Fontenot & The Country Cajuns

b. 1932, Ville Platte, near Grand Prairie, Evangeline Parish, Louisiana, USA. Among the many members from the Fontenot family members to determine a popularity in Cajun music, Allen, that has been referred to as ‘a squat, chain-smoking fiddler from Ville Platte’, discovered to try out in his early teenagers. He …

Read More »

Allen Fontenot

Allen Fontenot is among the best-known fiddlers in Cajun music. Fontenot usually adored the fiddle and produced his personal on several events from such materials like a ukulele, cigar containers, bow and arrow units, and cable. At age group 15, his grandfather, also a fiddler, bought him his first proper …

Read More »

T.K. Hulin

“The Voice having a Rip,” swamp-pop singer T.K. Hulin was created Alton Adam Hulin in St. Martinville, LA on August 16, 1943. At age group 16 he produced the Depressed Knights, producing his single debut the next yr with “I’m Not really a Fool Anymore”; the sole, issued for the …

Read More »

Spencer Bohren

Guitarist, vocalist, and songwriter Spencer Bohren is from Wyoming but is usually from the Crescent Town, while he lived right now there for several years and is constantly on the prove a favorite club attraction right now there. Brought up inside a rigid Baptist family members, Bohren sang harmonies in …

Read More »

Donna Angelle

Just like Donna Angelle’s career like a zydeco musician was removing with nightly gigs that held her hopping between her real estate condition of Louisiana and Alabama, New Mexico, Tx, and again, she suffered an extended amount of downtime because of a significant auto crash. The multi-instrumentalist, who was simply …

Read More »