Musical nap in the Bayou

Saturday november 18 from 3:00 to 4:00 PM

Jazz was born in the mugginess of the Bayou. Bayous stretch across the whole south of Louisiana, forming a navigable network of thousands of miles of passageways. By extension, this large swampy area is called Bayou. Through a selection of jazz, blues, rhythm‘n’blues and zydeco vinyls among the numerous gems of the Paulette and Jean-Marie Masse collection, we’re honoring here all the  musicians originating from that area who have given a very special color and flavor to the 20th century…

Musical nap from Mali to Mississippi

Saturday november 25 from 3:00 to 4:00 PM

“America has only the leaves of Blues, the roots are in Africa”, says Ali Farka Touré, referring to the obvious link between the blues of the US and African music. The African slaves introduced the blues in America. Their songs resonating in the cotton plantations and the vibrant music that brightened the evenings of dance are a bridge between them and the music made by the griots of their native land. Blues exists in Africa too. It has come back across the Atlantic to be born again in its homeland where it is driven by outstanding musicians who draw inspiration from the traditional rhythms. Its seeds have sprouted and given birth to a diversity of artists that we will discover together during this hour of musical journey.

3:00 – 4:00 PM
BFM Aurence


By reservation. For more information, please contact the BFM de l’Aurence : 05 55 05 02 85.