Emeline Michel with special guests Buyu Ambroise and Pauline Jean

Thursday May 20 8:30 PM

David Rubenstein Atrium at Lincoln Center
61 West 62 Street, Manhattan, New York, NY‎
Target Free Thursdays

The reigning queen of Haitian song, Emeline Michel, is beloved for combining traditional rhythms with social, political, and inspirational content. A captivating performer, she is a member of a new generation of Haitian musicians who emphasize complex themes, conscious lyrics, and a broad palette of musical styles, including the native Haitian compas, twoubadou and rara along with jazz, rock, bossa nova and samba. Joining Emeline are jazz vocalist Pauline Jean and saxophonist Buyu Ambroise, both known for their sophisticated compositions blending traditional Haitian roots with the contemporary. More