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Dédé Saint-Prix

  • Mi Sé Sa [Mango, 1988] B+
  • The Best of Dédé St. Prix [Blue Silver, 1998] *

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Mi Sé Sa [Mango, 1988]
Saint Prix's chouval bwa rhythm is an uncle of zouk, much less high-tech even in this modernized version and a little light for my tastes--the leader counts the flute among his accomplishments, and rarely does his keyboardist rev up high enough to drown one out. Yet the sense of give comes as a relief when you're braced for Antillean NRG. You can actually parse the patois. B+

The Best of Dédé St. Prix [Blue Silver, 1998]
flute zouk ("Roulé," "Soldat papillon") *