Haitian saxophonist, arranger and band leader Raoul Guillaume was born in Port-au-Prince, Haiti in 1927. A schoolmate of another great Haitian artist, Guy Durosier, Guillaume attended St Louis Conzague. He was a member of Orchestre Saieh with Guy Durosier and many other talented musicians such as Charles Dessalines, Rene Ferdinand, Joe Trouillot and Ansy Derose.
Webert Sicot (1930 - February 1985) was a Haïtian sax player, composer and band leader. He is recognized as one of the creators of konpa dirèk, a style of Haïtian dance music born in the 1950s. Biography: Sicot was born in Port-au-Prince, Haití, in 1930. He took his first musical lessons from Augustin Bruno. He made his debut as professional with Claudin Toussaint's Jazz Capois. He also
Third child of a family of four children, Nemours was born on February 2, 1918, and died on May 18, 1985, in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. After the premature death of his parents, Lucia, dressmaker, and Clément Jean-Baptiste, shoemaker, Nemours and his brothers and sister, André, Montfort and Altagrace were entrusted to their next of kin. After some studies at the two parochial schools, Jean-Marie
I am a multi-talented and accomplished young Haitian musician. Born into a family deeply rooted in traditional Afro-Haitian music, I am continuing my family legacy, while embracing music of other lands. I began drumming at a very young age beside my father Bonga, a master of the Haitian drum. I accompanied my father throughout the Haitian countryside, learning many different regional drumming styles.
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Don't miss this Event...
the New York Haitian Promoters Coalition is back and has announced its 2nd annual Food Festival to take place this July in Brooklyn.
Buy your Tickets now. HERE !! VIP and Table reservations are available.
The New York Haitian Promoters Coalition (NYHPC) would like to take this opportunity to invite you to the 2nd annual A la Carte: A Food & Culture Festival.
Food and entertainment for the whole family showcasing Caribbean, Haitian and African cuisine. Chefs demo, bands, face painting, drumming and more.
Event hosted by the one and Only Dahved Levy
Corporate Executive Chef at BB Kings Restaurant Chef Patrick Simpson and Chef Natacha Gómez
Music By BoHio Music & Casym Steel Pan
And style show by Sabine's Hallway
And much much more!
Come indulge in the cuisine of the Black Diaspora!
The event will be held on Sunday, July 30th, 2017, at BKLYN Commons, located at 495 Flatbush Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11225. BKLYN Commons, which provides both an indoor and outdoor environment, is the perfect setting for the festival as it’s situated in the epicenter of the Caribbean and African communities of NYC.
The festival in it’s second year, is the first one of it's kind in NYC targeting the Caribbean, Haitian and African Market. With over 2 million Caribbean and African born immigrants, New York City is a mecca of diversity, culture and exchange.