1st time reissue of this rare album. It's a mix of Gwo ka, jazz and soul and will be the first album in the new "Antilles series". It will also contain 2 unreleased bonus tracks.A native of Guadeloupe, Edmony Krater greww up with the sound of Gwo Ka, this traditional Caribbean percussion.
Young trumpeter, Edmony founded with friends the group GWAKASONNE in the late 70s, which was mixing gwo ka tradition and modern music (jazz, soul, spiritual).
Then Edmony settled in France where he will plays with many Caribbean musicians but also Bernard Lubat and Nougaro.
In 1988, he recorded the album "Ti Jan Pou velo" which is a tribute to the musicians of ï¿½rootsï¿½ music whose percussionist Tijan disappeared some years earlier.
This album is an album aside from Caribbean music by its coherence, originality and modernity
This is the first time it is reissued and the title "Gwadeloup" is present on our compilation "Koutï¿½ Jazz".