Chantal Esdelle & Moyenne

Chantal Esdelle & Moyenne

Chantal Esdelle and Moyenne
burst onto the music scene like a vibrant Caribbean sunrise, infusing the air with the rhythmic pulse of Trinidad and Tobago's kaiso and steelpan traditions. Their music is a spicy fusion, blending the soulful melodies of steelpan with the rich tapestry of a traditional rhythm section.

Each member of Moyenne carries the heartbeat of Trinidad's musical heritage, having been nurtured in the esteemed steel bands of the island, including Tropical Angel Harps, Desperadoes Steel Orchestra, and more. They've shared stages with legends like the Mighty Sparrow and Len Boogsie Sharpe, spreading their infectious groove across the Caribbean and beyond, from the pulsating streets of Cuba to the laid-back shores of Jamaica.

From the electrifying energy of the Havana International Jazz Festival to the intimate gatherings of the Grenada Spice Jazz Festival, Moyenne's performances are unforgettable experiences, blending the old and the new in a symphony of sound.

Led by the dynamic Chantal Esdelle, a musical virtuoso trained at Berklee College of Music, Moyenne is more than just a band—it's a cultural institution. With their roots deeply planted in Trinidad's musical soil, they've flourished into a force to be reckoned with, crafting original compositions that celebrate the island's vibrant spirit.

The journey of Moyenne has been one of evolution and growth, with founding members paving the way for a new generation of talent. Today, their lineup sparkles with the brilliance of Chantal Esdelle on keys and vocals, Douglas Redon on bass, Natasha Joseph carrying on the steelpan legacy, Gary Haywood honoring the percussion traditions, and Von Best keeping the rhythm alive with his drumming prowess.

Their albums, "New Hope" and "Imbizo Moyenne," are sonic journeys that capture the essence of their Caribbean soul, inviting listeners to dance, dream, and lose themselves in the rhythm of life. With each note, Moyenne paints a picture of the Caribbean landscape, vibrant, colorful, and endlessly captivating.

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