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Their infectious, indigenous rhythms have been rocking audiences from Japan to Panama, Paris to Miami for more than three decades. They are the original ambassadors of Haitian music, having played almost every major world festival, taking compas music where Celia Cruz took salsa.

-- Boston Globe

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tabou combo

Rhythm is the essence of Tabou Combo...

...says Tabou Combo's co-founder and ex-drummer Herman Nau. The infectious rhythm of Haiti's national dance music, Konpa (con-pah), has propelled the country's preeminent dance band around the world. The 12 members of the band have covered many territories since leaving Haiti and relocating to New York City in 1971...

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Upcoming Shows

Date Venue Location
Mar 26, 2016 SOBs NYUSA
Apr 23, 2016 tab FLUSA
May 28, 2016 Chez Mireille NYUSA
Jul 02, 2016 tab ConnecticutUSA
Jul 16, 2016 tba Canada
Aug 14, 2016 tab Columbia
Sep 01, 2016 Lincoln Center NYUSA

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