Monday, February 15, 2010

Music of Haiti

Haiti's recent tragedy has brought the culture and spirit of its people into the forefront of the national media. If news stories featuring Haitian music have piqued your interest, check out these CDs:

Welcome to Haiti, Wyclef Jean
Rough Guide to the Music of Haiti
Caribbean Playground

Haitian music includes well developed art music:
Vodou Nation: Haitian Art Music and Cultural Nationalism

Use World Music Media Finder to search for music by country or region.

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