Clifton Chenier

    Clifton Chenier

    • Clifton Chenier
    Clifton Chenier

    Clifton Chenier

    • Clifton Chenier

    Clifton Chenier

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        The undisputed "King of Zydeco," Clifton Chenier was the first Creole to be presented a Grammy award on national television. Blending the French and Cajun 2-steps and waltzes of southwest Louisiana with New Orleans R&B, Texas blues, and big-band jazz, Chenier created the modern, dance-inspiring, sounds of zydeco. A flamboyant personality, remembered for his gold tooth and the cape and crown that he wore during concerts, Chenier set the standard for all the zydeco players who hav... Read more

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