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  • blog September 14, 2017

    Paul Austerlitz: Musical Connections Between the Dominican Republic and Haiti

    On “An Island, Divided,” Afropop Worldwide explores the complex relationship between the two countries that share the island of Hispaniola—the Dominican Republic and Haiti. One of the experts interviewed in the program is Paul Austerlitz, an ethnomusicologist and jazz musician … Read more »

  • blog August 24, 2017

    Discography: An Island, Divided

    Here is a list of songs heard on Afropop Worldwide’s “An Island, Divided:“ Tabou Combo “Gold” (Mis Records) Nemours Jean Baptiste “Sensation of the Day” (Ibo Records) Various Artists “Alan Lomax in Haiti” (Harte Records) Fabre Duroseau “Haitian Piano” (Smithonian Folkways) Angel Viloria “Bajo El … Read more »

  • 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 May 7, 2017

    Field Report: Festival International de Louisiane

    Feature image above: Sean Ardoin and Zydekool at the Warehouse in Lafayette, performing a showcase of contemporary zydeco rock and soul. Photos by William Farrington. Festival International de Louisiane is an arts festival with a special emphasis on the connection … Read more »

  • blog May 3, 2017

    Mixes from the Road: Music of Haiti, Chile and Dominican Republic

    Afropop producer Morgan Greenstreet has been all around the world this year. First in Nigeria for fieldwork and research for our current Hip Deep season and now in South America and the Caribbean on tour as a drummer with his … Read more »

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