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Vodou-Jazz

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume IX : Genres: Caribbean and Latin America

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...Vodou-jazz developed in Haiti in the 1940s, when local dance bands blended elements borrowed from big band jazz with traditional rhythms and melodies borrowed from the music of the Haitian Vodou religion. It played a significant role...

Haiti

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume III : Locations: Caribbean and Latin America

Continuum, 2016

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...Population: 7,500,000 (2004) Though Haiti has an especially vibrant and creative popular music scene, it has never had the global impact that one associates with its Caribbean neighbors, such as Cuba, Jamaica, or Trinidad...