New Orleans roots

The Bamboula

Unbroken link to Africa

The Second Line, Mardi Gras Indian music, R & B, funk…

The rhythm goes straight back to Africa.

From the 2011 presentation “Haiti and the music of Congo Square” presented at the University of Florida library.

Moderated by Joyce Marie Jackson with panelists Freddie Williams Evans, Royce Osborn, and Luther Gray.