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Cecile McLorin Salvant, First Haitian singer nominated for a Grammy Award

We finally have one of our own with a chance to be awarded with the prestigious Grammy award in the United States

Cecile McLorin Salvant who was born mi Miami, Florida and the product of Haitian father and Guadeloupean mother has been nominated for a Grammy award in the category Best Jazz Vocal Album.

Starting to learn classical poano at the very young age of five, Cecile McLorin Salvant later started studying with private teachers, then later with Edward Walker. She did not discover an interest in in Jazz music until she went to "Aix" school. She recordded her first music album "Cecile" with Jean Francois Bonnel Paris Quintet

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Mickael Guirand no longer the lead singer of Carimi

Mickael Guirand stepped down as lead singer of the popular Haitian group Carimi, citing personal reason. The note states: "I will take my distance from the scene as lead singer Carimi". The decision became official on Wednesday (12/2/15). Mickael Guirand, who spent over 14 years as lead singer of Carimi said that it was not an easy decision,

Haitian Kreyol:

Mickael Guirand rale yon kite sa! Li demisyone kòm chantè plon nan popilè ayisyen gwoup Carimi, site rezon pèsonèl. Me sa nòt la di:.. "Mwen pral pran distans mwen nan sèn lan kòm chantè plon nan Carimi" Desizyon an te vin ofisyèl nan Mèkredi (12/2/15) Mickael Guirand pase plis ke 14 ane kòm chantè nan Carimi. Li di ke se pa te yon desizyon fasil.

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The Passing of Mini-Jazz King Tony Moise

The unexpected death of Mini-Jazz saxophonist, Tony Moïse, shook the government of Haiti. Provisional Culture Minister, Josette Darguste, expressed sentiments of many in the government at his passing.

She said Tony Moïse was a national treasure, an inherent part of Haiti's music evolution. His participation in the Haitian music scene never ebbed, and his use of social networks, such as Facebook and Twitter, allowed him to continue reaching out to his fan base, keeping them up-to-date on his recording activities.

Darguste continued praising Moïse as a talent, who would be a hard act to follow. As a result of his exit, the preservation of Mini-Jazz would be hindered, as he was its main exponent.

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Emmanuel Manno Turenne, of Tropicana D'Haiti, is Dead

We learn about the news this morning. One of the long time members of Orchestre Tropicana has passed away. Maestro Emmanuel (Manno) Turenne has passed away on Monday, March, 4, 2013.

This was reported in Matin Caraibes, a popuolar Redio show in port-au-Prince on Tuesday, March 5th, 2013.

The former maestro of the orchestra Tropicana Haiti, Emmanuel Turène, died Monday evening in his private residence in Cap-Haitien, at the age of 72, after a long illness. Popular songs such as "Happy new year", "party Nwel Nap" or "Ti Deniz," are part of the repertoire of this great Haitian musician.

We have not been able to collect all the information about his death. Once we have more information, we will share it with you.

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Richard Auguste Morse a Politician of Questionable Integrity

Richard Auguste Morse (birthdate 1957) is of Puerto Rican and American parentage, his father an academic and mother a noted Haitian music artist. He attended Princeton University, where he became a musician, singing music popular during the 80s. By 1985, conflicts in his personal and professional lives led him to re-settle in Port-au-Prince. He managed a decrepit hotel there, where he eventually formed RAM, a mizik rasin group. He also met his future wife, Lunise, who became a member of RAM.

Morse's political views are subject to un-predictable shifts in his allegiances to political parties and movements. Initially, he supported Jean-Bertrand Aristide, a pro-democracy politician. One of Morse's songs, "Fèy", became an underground expression of support for Aristide's Lavalas political party. But by the mid-90s, Morse, disappointed in Aristide's effectiveness as a leader, switched allegiances and became a vocal supporter of his cousin, Michel Martelly, who appointed him as his special advisor when Martelly came to power in 2011.

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Arly Lariviere, the Haitian artist who sings with a purpose

Arly Lariviere had the passion of being a musician since he was baby and this love of music was passed on by his father and Tropicana D'Haiti. He is a real talented singer whose melodies and words flow through his veins without much effort.

Arly Larivière - A Qui La Faute:

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Arly Lariviere has decided to retire from the Nu look group; not his own will but because of certain activities carried out by the group that have not pleased him and his family. His decision will greatly affect the members of the group and their dependants, so he therefore decided to remain active for some time.

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Lafrance Abdel, Haitian Saxophonist

Lafrance Abdel is a famous Haitian Saxophonist who has been in the music industry for such a long time that he is nothing but a perfect example of what the entire business is all about. He has been in the business for a long time having started his career at a very tender age. He is still a very good professional at what he does and this may be the reason why he has reached this far.

Lafrance was born and raised in Haiti where he also attended school. However due to the many Haitian problems surrounding the country, he was raised with a lot of problems where his family experienced a great deal of problems raising the children.

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Marc Antoine, Haitian singer

A Haitian origin singer born and raised in Montreal, Quebec, Canada on 26 April 1977, Marc Antoine is one of the few artists that have had a talent in singing and had to concentrate in it so as to get to where they are today. This is precisely because he did attend school in Canada and furthered them at a law school where he achieved his law practicing certificate but decided to further his music talent.

Marc Antoine has no regrets for his decision since he has been able to easily make it to further heights than he actually had imagined. Born by singing parents he started singing at a very tender age where he initially imitated Michael Jackson and the famous boys II men. Together with his brother they both did this for a while until he decided to follow his own path and established his own songs eventually which have taken him to great heights.

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Max Badette, Haitian singer

Max Badette is a famous Haitian singer who has been able to make out of being a great professional at what he does. There is a great deal of talent exhibited by the kind of songs he writes most of which are aimed at addressing the various issues affecting the society such as love. He combines different kinds of singing styles where he is able to easily bring about the Kompa style from Haiti and can easily combine it with some of the French singing styles to come up with some great songs.

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Melissa Laveaux, Canadian Singer with Haitian Roots

Melissa Laveaux is a brilliant music artist of Haitian origin born on January 9, 1985 in Montreal, Quebec. Her songs are based on different themes and genres. She has inspired a lot of new talent in the Canadian music industry. She is a song writer, a vocalist and a guitar player. Her lyrics are quiet touching and are inspired by her life experiences. She has great talent and is very determined.

Melissa Laveaux has spent most of her childhood times in learning guitar on her own. When she was of the age 6, she lost her check which was meant to pay for her piano teacher. With discipline and constant practice, she worked her to expertise on her guitar and vocal skills.

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