ARTISTS FOR PEACE AND JUSTICE - LET THE RHYTHM LEAD: HAITI SONG SUMMIT, VOL. 1 Vinyl LP
Double vinyl LP pressing. 2020 release. Let The Rhythm Lead is a collaborative project of songwriters Paul Beaubrun, Jackson Browne, Habib KoitA , Jenny Lewis, RaA ol RodrA guez, Jonathan Russell, and Jonathan Wilson, with members of the Haitian roots band Lakou Mizik. Hailing from four different countries, interweaving North American indie rock with beats and percussion of Haitian Vodou, Spanish and Malian guitar, Flamenco Tres, with songs in English, Creole, KhassonkA , Manding and Spanish, this album celebrates the work of Artists for Peace and Justice in Haiti, and was recorded at their Artists Institute on the island's southern coast, in the town of Jacmel.