Call It Cajun

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Heard On The Odyssey Series
Putumayo World Music, Album Cover 2017

This weekend’s edition of The Odyssey Series centers on the art form of Cajun music born, in New Orleans and grounded in the folk ballads of the Acadians from Canada. And as an indigenous genre, it remains an intimate aspect of the region’s folk culture featuring the accordion, fiddle, steel guitar, bass guitar, upright concert bass, triangle, harmonica and vocals.

Episode Credits

  • Dr. Jonathan Øverby Host
  • Tom Blain Technical Director