WBEZ | Creole Choir of Cuba http://www.wbez.org/tags/creole-choir-cuba Latest from WBEZ Chicago Public Radio en Global Notes: New album is a celebration of Cuba’s Haitian traditions http://www.wbez.org/episode-segments/2011-09-07/global-notes-new-album-celebration-cuba%E2%80%99s-haitian-traditions-91632 <img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://llnw.wbez.org/segment/photo/2011-September/2011-09-07/groupwalking.jpg" alt="" /><p><p>On this week's <a href="http://www.wbez.org/globalnotes" target="_blank"><em>Global Notes</em></a>, Jerome and <a href="http://www.wbez.org/radio-m" target="_blank"><em>Radio M</em></a> host Tony Sarabia listen to the surprising sounds of <em>Tande-La, </em>the new album from the <a href="http://www.creolechoir.com/" target="_blank">Creole Choir of Cuba</a>. The group draws from the musical traditions of Cuba's Haitian community, which has fought to preserve its heritage since the 19th century.</p><p>The A Capella outfit is currently on its first tour of the United States. They're in Chicago for the <a href="http://explorechicago.org/city/en/supporting_narrative/events___special_events/special_events/dca_tourism/world_music_festival.html" target="_blank">World Music Festival</a>, <a href="http://188.65.113.241/%7Ecreolech/?page_id=71" target="_blank">performing</a> at the Mayne Stage on September 21 and at the Chicago Cultural Center on September 22.</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p><strong>Track List</strong></p><p>1. Edem Chanté</p><p>2. Tande</p><p>3. Fey</p><p>4. Dulce Embelezo</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p><strong>Watch Creole Choir of Cuba perform "Tande":</strong></p><p><iframe allowfullscreen="" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/AAyZVAPrfVE" frameborder="0" height="345" width="560"></iframe></p><p>&nbsp;</p></p> Wed, 07 Sep 2011 17:41:00 -0500 http://www.wbez.org/episode-segments/2011-09-07/global-notes-new-album-celebration-cuba%E2%80%99s-haitian-traditions-91632