Musicians

Tee Don - Meet the rubboard king

Tee Don – Meet the rubboard king!

His father invented the type of Zydeco rubboard that is synonymous with the music of South Louisiana. Tee Don has carried on the tradition, making and rubbing boards – as well as shoulders – with some of the wo...
The Clarisse sisters

The Clarisse sisters – Close Harmony

Annick, Dominique and Veronique CLARISSE are a vocal jazz trio from Mauritius. The three sisters have had uninterrupted success since the early nineties, first as backing vocalists on world tours with British s...
Jeff Chaz

Jeff Chaz – Born survivor in a world of Blues

Softly spoken with a distinctly southern lilt, Blues guitarist Jeff Chaz admits he has, “Done a lot of stuff,” over a long and sometimes turbulent career. Like all true blues musicians he knows that hardship an...

How Music Saved Charles Bradley – From the Brink

Charles Bradley is not only a shining example of the American Dream, but is terrific example of success despite misfortune. A long time music lover with raw talent, Bradley struggled through a childhood marked ...
Dockside Studio

The Legendary Dockside Studio – Blues on the Bayou

Set deep in the Louisiana countryside, Dockside Studio has attracted some of the brightest and best recording artists over the past 30 years. Hundreds of talented musicians have made albums there, from New Orle...
Lil Nathan

Lil Nathan – Going Big Time in Zydeco

Few Zydeco musicians can claim a performance at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome, home of the NFL’s New Orleans Saints and host of Super Bowls, and other well-known world renowned events. Nathan Williams Jr was bles...
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Laurent de Wilde: A Man of Many Artistic Talents

It is hard to define what it is that makes an artist successful. Some consider talent and excellence in one field enough to define the character of an artist. For others, it is a relentless drive to learn as mu...
Nathan

Nathan Williams – Fast and Furious

Zydeco is a genre of folk music that requires stamina, soul, and no small amount of talent to succeed in. Anyone who has heard this soulful brand of music performed live knows just how easy it is to get swept u...
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Max Moran – Musical Bridges

A Lifelong musician, Max Moran is now a well-known jazz bassist, playing in the Donald Harrison Quintet and Congo Square Nation Band, The Bridge Trio and his own group, Neospectric. After years of study in the ...
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Patrik Kleemola – Picking the Strings

Patrik Kleemola is a classical guitarist. Few people may know his name but his performances are inspirational. Kreol Magazine interviewed the artist about his life and career.If you were to sit down with a ...