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Beausoleil: Live From the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival [DVD]

SKU:6996254
Release Date:01/25/2005
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Years before blackened catfish helped make Cajun culture common knowledge, fiddler Michael Doucet and his band Beausoleil were taking the sounds of rural Louisiana, blending them with other American flavors, and taking the results to audiences around the globe. Widely acclaimed as America's finest Cajun band, Beausoleil are captured in their element on-stage in this video, recorded during the 2002 New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival. Selections include "Le Chanky-Chank Français," "Grand Mamou," "Eunice Two Step," "Recherche d'Acadie," "Newz Reel," "Poison Love," and more.
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    Overview

    Special Features


    • 5.1 audio
    • A very special performance of "Varise"
    • Interviews with Al Tharp, Billy Ware, Jimmy Breaux, Tommy Alesi, David Doucet & Micheal Doucet
    • Micheal Doucet remembers fiddle greats Dennis McGee and Canray Fontenot
    • Music videos, including "Bunk's Blues" and "Sophie"

    Synopsis


    Beausoleil: Live From the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival
    Years before blackened catfish helped make Cajun culture common knowledge, fiddler Michael Doucet and his band Beausoleil were taking the sounds of rural Louisiana, blending them with other American flavors, and taking the results to audiences around the globe. Widely acclaimed as America's finest Cajun band, Beausoleil are captured in their element on-stage in this video, recorded during the 2002 New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival. Selections include "Le Chanky-Chank Français," "Grand Mamou," "Eunice Two Step," "Recherche d'Acadie," "Newz Reel," "Poison Love," and more. ~ Mark Deming, Rovi



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