African Drumbeats in Haitian Music
Nowhere in the Caribbean carries closer ties to Africa than Haiti. Nowehere are those ties more prevalent than in Haitian music.
Twoubadou Folk Music, The True Sound and Soul of Haiti
Twoubadou folk music traces its origins to the early 1900s, when seasonal migrant laborers from Haiti traveled to Cuba to work the cane fields.
In Saba, One Man’s Quest to Serve as the Island’s Wake-up Conch Call
Modern conveniences have made traditional conch blowing for communication in Saba obsolete. One man thinks that's no reason to let a good tradition die.
How To Blow a Conch Shell, Part One
Conch shell horns have been an essential sound of the Caribbean for generations. That doesn't mean that all West Indians know how to play it, of course.
Nightlife-Lite At Bugaloo’s Conch Crawl, Turks and Caicos
In various spots around Providenciales, Turks and Caicos you can find local bands, DJ's, and entertainers putting on largely laid back performances appealing to Belongers and visiting party-goers of all ages.
Time Out for Tambour Drumming in Martinique
For a relatively small place, Martinique has made quite a large impact on the global music scene.
Uncommon Envy: Sundowner Music Festival, Turks and Caicos
The Sundowner Music Festival offers much more than the usual series of performances for music lovers to watch.
The Legend of The Funkiest Boat Trip to The Bahamas
It’s not surprising to find that The Bahamas has spawned some truly great music over the years, some of it really, REALLY funky...
Buying Fruit With a Side of Gibberish in Martinique
It's no surprise that we run across more than our fair share of odd places, things, and people along our uncommon travels. People like Dominique...