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World Music Concerts & Festivals

Lataye
October 15, 2005
Satalla, 37 W. 26 St.
New York New York

Reggae/Caribbean

HAITIAN WORLD MUSIC GROUP, LATAYE, LAUNCHES THEIR CD PROMOTIONAL TOUR IN NEW YORK CITY WITH A LIVE PERFORMANCEAT SATALLA, OCTOBER 15TH, 10PM

NewYork, NY – September 27, 2005– Riding the wave of the August release of their explosive debut album, TOUMANBRE, Haitian World Music Group, Lataye will perform live at Satalla on October 15that 10pm.  As the album title suggests, Lataye is locked and fully loaded to move Mizik Rasin (Haitian Roots Music) onward and upward.  Daniel “Dadi”Beaubrun’s musical geniusleads these seasoned musicians in a gut wrenching, heart-filled performancethat is engaging, awe inspiring and extremely personal.  He deftly leads the audience down thepath of self discovery and self love (the essence of Roots music) with soulfilled vocal tones and sweet melodies all couched on a bed of traditionalHaitian and African drumming and angelic choruses.

From the opening crow of the rooster in Alegba Papa Pye, calling upon the spirits, audiences are privy to aperformance like no other.  Songs such as Edike– the artist’s story of self discovery as well as the importance ofknowing your roots and Dakout Sa,the “Get up Stand up” song of the record calling for planting seedsof progress and change, are eye openers. In Sayila, audiences aretreated to a seamlessly fusion of Celtic violin strokes, masterfully executedby Joan Wasser and the traditional Mambo rhythms guided by Dadi’ssoothing bass.

Vodou rhythms are blended with rock, jazz and soul throughout the performance withdanceable grooves such as Kafou,the funk rhythms of Sa W Fe Pou Yoand M Viv Ave Yo, and theCarnavaleque, M Pwale.

Undeniably,the triumph of the evening comes in the simplicity of a stool, the artist andhis guitar in the soulful, touchingly poignant song Viv La Vi W, driving home the timely, socially relevant messageof living in the present, for tomorrow is not promised.  Take a stand before it’s toolate.