Ernest James

Ernest James is Kansas City’s “Zydeco Man.” Ernest James swims deep in the musical waters of Southwest Louisiana: Zydeco, Cajun and Creole music. He is also the band leader of the Zydeco supergroup “Ernest James Zydeco,” whose albums have been up for Grammy consideration. An accordionist and slide guitar player, he is a passionate lover of roots music.

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The Voodoo Kittens offer a special breed of afternoon blues entertainment. We start with the old masters and end up with contemporary blues. Along the way, the Kittens keep it real by throwing in musical styles which are offshoots of blues or were heavily influenced by and/or blended with blues to produce new sounds: rockabilly, R&B, early soul, country, jazz, zydeco, Cajun, swamp pop, and anything else that might temporarily sway our feline senses.


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