Film, Video BeauSoleil Quartet: Cajun Music from Louisiana
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- BeauSoleil Quartet: Cajun Music from Louisiana
- The BeauSoleil Quartet presents a concert of lively and soulful Louisiana Cajun music. The quartet includes Michael Doucet on fiddle, accordion and vocals, David Doucet on guitar and vocals, Mitchell Reed on fiddle and bass, and Billy Ware on percussion.
- Event Date
- June 28, 2017
- - For four decades the BeauSoleil Quartet has taken traditional ingredients -- waltzes, two-steps, soulful Cajun French lyrics, hot fiddle licks and irresistible accordion -- and spiced them up with eclectic percussion, acoustic guitar in both finger-picked and flat-picked styles and an open and creative attitude toward the music. BeauSoleil was the first Cajun band to win a Grammy Award (1998) and added a second in 2008. In 2011 the quartet was inducted into the Louisiana Music Hall of Fame.
- Related Resources
- American Folklife Center: https://www.loc.gov/folklife/
- BeauSoleil Quartet Oral History: http://www.loc.gov/today/cyberlc/feature_wdesc.php?rec=7957
- Running Time
- 1 hours, 13 minutes, 46 seconds
- Online Format
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