“Tribute to a Free Man”: Homage to Jean Dominique, July 31, 2000

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July 31 2000, for what would have been Jean Dominique’s 70th birthday, several musicians, singers, writers, poets, vodou practitioners, and friends came together to do a public tribute to the slain journalist.  Featuring Sosyete Gran Dra (vodou song), Emmelie Prophète (text), James Germain (song), Barbara Guillaume (song), So Kute (song), Boulout Valcourt (song), Faubert Bolivar (poem by René Philoctète), Samba Zao (Tintin Djo), Patricia Préval (song), and Beethova Obas (song).

Foula on Mizik Rasin, 28 Dec. 1986

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Download: Foula sou Mizik Rasin, 28 desanm 1986


The members of Foula, a well-known mizik rasin/vodou jazz group of the 1980s and 1990s, discuss their work and inspiration. Also features several performances. Chico Boyer (bass/voice), Tido Lavaud (guitar/lead voice), Jean-Raymond Giglio and Bonga Jean-Baptiste (drums), Thurgot Theodat (saxophone and percussion). Interview Konpè Filo.