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Nemours Jean Baptiste and the Compas Pioneers.

Nemour Jean Baptiste is credited with creating Compas (konpa) Direk, a style of Haitian music. The BBC has described him as Haiti's most influential band leader.

Compas Direct, the most popular of Haitian music- was indeed created by Nemours Jean Baptiste (born in February 1918), a virtuoso saxophonic. From an historical and logical perspective, Nemours alone did not create Compas Direk. He had the enlisted help of some of the greatest Haitian musicians… read more

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