Sounds Like: Boukman Eksperyans, AZOR, John William Coltrane, Gangbé Brass Band, Richard Bona
Label: Soundkeeper Recordings
Bio: Born in Copenhagen Denmark, percussionist Markus Schwartz grew up in an American household surrounded by jazz, and has devoted the last twenty years to learning the wealth and complexity of traditional Haitian drum music. Moving in and out of Haiti since the early 1990s, Markus followed the lead ... See Full BioMore Info
Join Markus Schwartz & Monvelyno Alexis as they celebrate the release of their Vo-Duo recording entitled "Nou La". Markus Schwartz (Haitian drums/percussion), Monvelyno Alexis (guitar, vocals) plus invited guests. CD sales & signing. Meet & greet with the artists.
Vo-Duo Inspired by the rhythms and chants of the sacred Vodou music traditions of Haiti, guitarist/vocalist extraordinaire Monvelyno Alexis and renowned percussionist Markus Schwartz incorporate elements of "Mizik Rasin", Jazz and Rock into a uniquely original and modern improvisational context.
Join Monvelyno Alexis & Markus Schwartz as they celebrate the release of "Nou La", their exciting and eclectic new recording as Vo-Duo. CD sales & signing, invited musical guests and more.
Markus Schwartz & Lakou Brooklyn - Jordan Siwek Vo-Duo: Monvelyno Alexis & Markus Schwartz in a "Fet Gede" celebration. 7:30 - Bree Ann Klauser and Jordan Siwek perform original tunes.