Cajun Louisiana (1982-1985)

Cajun cowboys, string bands, zydeco groups, fiddlers, and scenes from the Cajun and creole Mardi Gras celebrations. Performers include Dennis McGee, Dewey Balfa, Canray Fontenot, Bois Sec Ardoin, Michael Doucet & BeauSoleil, Boozoo Chavis.

 

     
 
Robert Jardell (accordion), Dewey Balfa (fiddle), Tony Balfa (triangle), and unidentified guitarist perform "Grand Maman Waltz" at The Hut. Shot by Alan Lomax and crew in Scott, Louisiana, August 1983.
 
Robert Jardell (accordion), Dewey Balfa (fiddle), Tony Balfa (triangle), and unidentified guitarist perform the "Josephine Waltz" at The Hut. Shot by Alan Lomax and crew in Scott, Louisiana, August 1983.
     
   
Robert Jardell (accordion), Dewey Balfa (fiddle), Tony Balfa (triangle), and unidentified guitarist perform "La Valse De Grande Maraste" at The Hut. Shot by Alan Lomax and crew in Scott, Louisiana, August 1983.
 
 
     

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