A Trip to Vodou Jazz, In Memory of Frisner Augustin (1948 – 2012)
Saturday, June 25, 2022, 8 PM (doors open at 7:15)
Rooftop Terrace at Brooklyn Commons, 495 Flatbush Avenue, Brooklyn (map)
Tickets (at door, or click below for advance purchase)
The Makandal Drummers
Renald St. Juste, manman
Steve Deats, segon
Kesler Pierre, boula
Paul Uhry Newman, ogan
Sirène Dantor René
The Michael LeMorin Quartet
Michael LeMorin, guitar, vocals
Chris Fletcher, keyboard
Bobby Raymond, bass
Brian Carter, drums
Grantors and Sponsors
A Trip to Vodou Jazz is sponsored, in part, by the Greater New York Arts Development Fund of the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, administered by Brooklyn Arts Council (BAC).
Additional funding has been provided by the NYSCA–A.R.T./New York Creative Opportunity Fund (A Statewide Theatre Regrant Program).
Haiti Cultural Exchange is a nonprofit organization established to develop, present and promote the cultural expressions of the Haitian people. We seek to raise awareness of social issues and foster cultural understanding and appreciation through programs in the arts, education and public affairs.
The Haitian Studies Institute at Brooklyn College CUNY encourages and supports studies on Haiti and Haitians living abroad. It commits itself to analysis and research that link scholarship on Haiti to social actions impacting the lives of Haitian and other communities.
The Congress of Santa Barbara (KOSANBA) creates a space where scholarship on Vodou can be augmented. It is the belief of the Congress that Vodou plays and shall continue to play a major role in the grand scheme of Haitian development and in the socio-economic, political, and cultural arenas.
- Featured image by Kesler Pierre: Audience joins drummers on stage for the finale, Memorial Concert 2014