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Ernest James Zydeco / Press

"Ernest James Zydeco lets loose with the soaring melodies of their own red-pepper zydeco tunes. Passionate [and] fun!"

"Ernest James Zydeco use the style indigenous to Louisiana as a spicy base in an eclectic gumbo of American music. “3 Steps From La La,” is an excellent new album!

“Ernest James Zydeco delivers on their new CD, and they have a history of bringing it home during their live performances”

"I have it in the car CD deck and have been digesting every note of it song by song. It is Delightful."

“you and your band ROCK. The dancing was practically involuntary. Thaks for a great show and for selling the CDs at such an affordable price. I listened all the way home! Come back soon.”

Louise - a fan

"Terrific! You guys just make me wanna move!"

C. Nelicle - fan

"Y'all are just so unique in your style. Makes me just smile. Great Work!"

b. bracciano - fan

"Love it!" -Betse "Ahhmazing!!" -Tina "Authentic and Joyous! Thank You!" -Delia

Quotes from PV Crawfish Festival 2012

““Music was infectious...couldn't stop tapping my feet.” -Patrick OMalley”


““GREAT BAND!!! Love Zydeco” –Jessie”


"No question that Ernest James and his band play music with Jubilation . . .forged a tight sound that wrings ample flavor - sweet, salty, smoky, spicy... for the listeners to lap up. James is a consummate front man, singing with confidence and flare and leading his band as they craft rhythmic songs with feeling ... a find display of zydeco's tradition of roots that remain open to adapting other forms of music and dance."

"Ernest James Zydeco takes the roots of zydeco and infuses them with elements of blues, jazz and reggae to create a unique sound that brings the bayou to Kansas City...Exciting instrumentation and a group of talented musicians, their recording proves that Ernest James Zydeco can get a crowd of people to kick up their heels or kick back and relax"

"Awesome! Some of the tightest rhythm you'll hear. Even the slow songs have that undeniable smooth driving force."

Jerry Thompson - Kansas City Blues Soceity "Blues News"