Tisserand, Michael

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The Kingdom of Zydeco
By Michael Tisserand
(Arcade Publishing)
Stretching from the bayous of Louisiana to the oil towns of East Texas, the kingdom of zydeco is ruled by accordion-playing, washboard-wielding kings and queens named Beau Jocque, Boozoo Chavis, Queen Ida and—the King of Zydeco himself—Clifton Chenier. In this book, the leading expert on zydeco music... [READ MORE]
The Kingdom of Zydeco
By Michael Tisserand, Foreword by Buckwheat Zydeco
(Arcade Publishing)
“An important book for anyone with an interest in life, American music, Southern culture, dancing, accordions, the recording industry, folklore, old dance clubs in the weeds, fortune tellers, hoodoos or shotguns.” —Annie Proulx There’s a musical kingdom in the American South that’s not marked on any... [READ MORE]
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