The third (Baton Rouge) Advocate interview with a Grammy nominee has appeared. It is with Cedric Watson, leader of Bijoux Creole. The nominated recording is Creole Moon – Live From Blue Moon Saloon. [As I write this, Clifton Chenier is playing Keep on scratching from Bon ton roulet Arhoolie CD-345 (1990) in the background. ] He talks about the difficulty of playing the Cajun (diatonic) accordion and influences like Metadeth and Metallica. There’s also a bit about playing with a kora player. See this photo from last summer: http://www.flickr.com/photos/witty_name/4698179556/.
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