How did New Orleans create such a distinct musical identity? The radio documentary “Kanaval: Haitian Rhythms and the Music of New Orleans” chronicles the history of Haiti and explores that nation’s influence on the music, culture, and identity of the Crescent City: New Orleans. Leyla McCalla, a Haitian-American musician and songwriter of Carolina Chocolate Drops, is your host, on the next World Cafe.
World Cafe airs weekdays at 2:00 pm on KRCB-FM Radio 91 / streaming @ norcalpublicmedia.org / Listen live on-the-go with the FREE KRCB Mobile App! Download it today for your favorite mobile device.
(Photo: Leyla McCalla - Sarrah Danzinger/Courtesy of the artist)