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  • blog June 13, 2017

    Ticket Giveaway! Fourth Annual Frisner Augustin Memorial Drum Concert

    The Haitian community in New York is alive and thriving. This Fri., June 16 at 7 p.m., come enjoy music of the culturally rich island nation at the fourth annual Frisner Augustin Memorial Drum Concert at the New School. Presented … Read more »

  • blog June 9, 2016

    Afrobeat Drummer Tony Allen Anchors the Afro-Haitian Experimental Orchestra

    Despite a resumé that includes his role as drummer and musical director of Fela Kuti’s Afrika 70, Tony Allen has never been one to rest on his laurels. The septuagenarian Nigerian percussionist’s latest project is a collaboration with Haitian musicians … Read more »

  • review December 2, 2014

    One More Step

    We would never say that you should judge an album by its cover, but if you want to know what Henri Pierre Noël’s album One More Step sounds like, the picture on the front of the album is a good … Read more »

  • blog May 2, 2014

    Afropop Syli d’Or Award: Rara Soley

    The final gala concert of the eighth edition of the Syli d’Or (Golden Elephant) concert series and contest took place May 1  at Montreal’s Cabaret du Mile-End. While we could not attend in person, we have been closely following the … Read more »

  • blog January 7, 2014

    The Afropop Guide to APAP

    APAP, the annual global performing arts conference and marketplace, now in its 57th year, starts on Wednesday January 8th and lasts until Monday the 13th. If you live in New York, the amount of great live music is often overwhelming … Read more »

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