Chris Ardoin (born April 26, 1971 in Lake Charles, Louisiana) is a zydeco accordionist and singer. He is one of the young artists that helped form nouveau zydeco, a new style of music that fused traditional zydeco with various styles including hip-hop, reggae and R&B.
He was a child prodigy belonging to a musical dynasty (his father was Lawrence Ardoin and his grandfather, Alphonse "Bois Sec" Ardoin). He started with the accordion at the age of four. By the age… read more
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