Alphonso et Son Orchestre Antillais

Vive La Biguine

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Alphonso, who spent time in Stellio's band, went on to found perhaps the last of the groups playing the classic clarinet-and-trombone biguine, a sound a bit like New Orleans jazz but with lilt instead of stomp (and without the trumpet). It was one of the most enchanting of all Caribbean styles, and this was one of the great bands.

Track Listing

Title/Composer Performer Time
1 2:35
2 2:50
3 2:30
4 2:30
5 2:45
6 2:10
7 2:40
8 2:20
9 2:30
10 2:35
11 2:50
12 2:15
13 2:35
14 2:10
15 2:11
16 2:29
17 2:18
18 2:36
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