Like many indicators of black culture, we’ve seen an evolution of Jazz that has led her away from her Black roots and closer to the upper echelons of wealth, leaving the depth of her sound to be enjoyed by elite whites, instead of the children of her creators. However for Milena Sandler and Joel Widmaier, Jazz — a genre that was birthed by black communities across the United States — deserves to be enjoyed by everyone, especially by the masses.
Haiti’s most recognized and influential musician died penniless because he was an artist in the Haitian Music Industry (HMI).
Michael Brun’s stardom is quickly rising following the release of Bayo and subsequent performances in New York City and Miami. Now, the famed DJ is looking to reach more of his fans with a new North American tour and talked with Haitian Times on what fans could expect.
Beaubrun gave an exclusive interview to the Haitian Times and told us what this deal means for himself, Haitian culture and his music.
MIAMI, FL — The 20th Ultra Music Festival might have been the premier event Friday night in Miami,but just a few miles north of Bayfront Park, a more mature group of kids and families compared to the teens and twenty-somethings further south took in the sounds of Haitian konpa music at the Little Haiti Cultural Complex in Miami.