Leyla McCalla finds inspiration from her past and present, whether it is her Haitian heritage or her adopted home of New Orleans. She is a bilingual multi-instrumentalist and alumna of Grammy Award-winning African-American string band, the Carolina Chocolate Drops who has risen to produce a distinctive sound that reflects the union of her roots and experience. McCalla has produced a multi-disciplinary music, dance and theatre work, 'Breaking the Thermometer to Hide the Fever', which follows her personal journey as she uncovers the history of Radio Haiti, the first radio station in Haiti to report news in Haitian Kreyol - the voice of the people.

his album is a soundtrack of sorts to the theatre piece, featuring the songs that Leyla McCalla wrote and performs in this work.

Leyla McCalla - Breaking the Thermometer

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Vinyl 03 2021
£ 23.29
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Number of Discs
1
Release Date
01/07/2022
Artist
Leyla McCalla
format
Vinyl / 12" Album (Gatefold Cover)
Label / Studio
ANTI

Leyla McCalla finds inspiration from her past and present, whether it is her Haitian heritage or her adopted home of New Orleans. She is a bilingual multi-instrumentalist and alumna of Grammy Award-winning African-American string band, the Carolina Chocolate Drops who has risen to produce a distinctive sound that reflects the union of her roots and experience. McCalla has produced a multi-disciplinary music, dance and theatre work, 'Breaking the Thermometer to Hide the Fever', which follows her personal journey as she uncovers the history of Radio Haiti, the first radio station in Haiti to report news in Haitian Kreyol - the voice of the people.

his album is a soundtrack of sorts to the theatre piece, featuring the songs that Leyla McCalla wrote and performs in this work.

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5) Dan Reken ()
6) Dodinin ()
7) Ekzile ()
8) Pouki ()
9) You Don't Know Me ()
10) Jean and Michele ()
11) Vini Wé ()
12) Artibonite ()
13) Still Looking ()
14) Memory Song ()
15) Boukman's Prayer ()

Album
Breaking the Thermometer
Publisher
Proper Music Distribution
Main Format
Vinyl
Explicit Lyrics
No
Keyword Index
Breaking the Thermometer | Leyla McCalla
Catalogue Number
279121

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