Artist Profile

Bella Cat A new approach to blues

Bella Cat- A new approach to blues

Bella Cat has been blazing a soulful trail across the music scene with her debut album ‘Corrupted’ recorded in Nashville Tennesse earlier this year. Bella Cat caters to each audience, keeping them on their feet...
Boukman Eksperyans ‘Rasin’

Boukman Eksperyans ‘Rasin’

Boukman Eksperyans is one of the main ‘Rasin’ bands, a movement that calls for a return of Haitians to their African roots. It was formed by 'Lòlò' Baubrun Jr and his wife 'Manzè' in 1978. Their topics are ofte...
Chardavoine “Jazz funk with a creole sensibility”

Chardavoine “Jazz funk with a creole sensibility”

This year, the Festival is proud to present, for the first time in Haiti, this talented, New York based guitarist. Chardavoine's musical style is an original blend that could somehow be defined as jazz funk wit...
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Etienne Charles ‘A first-rate blend of styles’

‘Jazz is Creole music’ says Etienne Charles, a young trumpet player born in Trinidad and who later emigrated to the US where he studied music. He is an exponent of a kind of original jazz where Afro-Caribbean i...
Follow Jah Regulars at the Festival

Follow Jah Regulars at the Festival

Performing together since 2001, the seventeen musicians that compose the marching-band Follow Jah usually perform in Petion-Ville for Carnival and other traditional and community occasions. Enjoying the support...
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Miu Talented new Haitian Urban singer

Born on February 7th of 1988, Miu is the daughter of a saxophonist and a milliner. She came to life with deep artistic senses. Her first singing experience was great having reached the semi finals of a contest ...
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Ranee Lee- A warm and spellbinding voice

Ranee Lee is an artist from Canada with a multi-facetted talent. Not only is she a singer renowned for her warm and powerful voice, but she is also a musician, an actress, a TV host, a teacher and a children’s ...
Rutshelle Guillaume

Rutshelle Guillaume- Haitian young talent

Rutshelle Guillaume is a young Haitian singer who started her career by taking part in projects involving BIC, Barikad Crew or Fantom. She has pursued her musical studies thanks to trainings with Emeline Michel...