James Germain draws his audience into a universe in the confluence of his Afro-Caribbean heritage. Born in Port-au-Prince, James sings traditional voodoo songs with a melancholic soulful voice that is yet powerful. He combines it with opera, gospel and Afro-Caribbean music. James recently performed on the world’s most prestigious stages such as the Lincoln Center, at the Olympia as well as at the St Lucia Jazz Festival. His vocals were also featured in the theme song of the TV series ‘ Toussaint Louverture’ starring Jimmy Jean Louis. James Germain iss also the initiator of the ‘Voix Haiti pour la Paix’ project with the United Nations and of the movement fighting for the protection of Albinos. After his third album ‘ Kréol Mandingue’ produced in Mali, he is currently working on a new album.
James Germain is a voice that will lead you to the deepest roots of Haiti and for an exceptional concert, he will be joined by Malou Beauvoir the Canadian trumpeter Rachel Therrien.
January 22 @ 19:00
– 8:00 pm