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Chilegumbo: Spicy Tunes from Louisiana to New Mexico

Presented by Olathe Public Library at Indian Creek Library, Olathe KS

May 25 2017
Chilegumbo: Spicy Tunes from Louisiana to New Mexico presented by Olathe Public Library at ,

Bayou Seco plays the music of the Southwest — from the Mississippi River to the Arizona desert — on accordions, fiddles, guitar, mandolin, banjo & harmonica.

Bayou Seco’s roots are deep in the Southwest but their branches reach far across the world. Ken Keppeler and Jeanie McLerie have collected music from older traditional American musicians for most of their lives. They play many of the tunes and songs they’ve collected, focusing on Cajun music of Southwestern Louisiana and, since 1980, the traditional Hispanic, Cowboy and Tohono O’Odham music of New Mexico and Arizona. Both Ken and Jeanie play fiddle and guitar and sing. Ken also plays

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  • A Louisiana tune, "Happy One Step," learned from traditional Louisiana musician Dennis McGee.


Indian Creek Library

13511 S Mur-Len Road, Ste. 129, Santa Fe Square Shopping Center, Olathe, KS 66062

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