Sean Ardoin
"The Ardoin name is truly Creole/Zydeco royalty. The legacy started with legendary Creole musician Amedee’ Ardoin, the first Louisiana Cajun or Creole accordionist to record; followed by Bois Sec Ardoin, one of the best-known practitioners of the state's rural Creole sound for six decades, to Sean's father, Lawrence "Black" Ardoin and the Ardoin Brothers, then to Sean. He co-lead the critically-acclaimed Zydeco outfit Double Clutchin' for 10 years, then started Sean Ardoin + Zydekool's in 1999. Sean represents both the rural roots and progressive future of Louisiana's Creole-Zydeco sound like no other artist. He's truly one of Zydeco's "triple threats." He's a rare combination of tradition, talent and creativity. Sean started a new genre called, Creole Rock and Soul, to be able to express his artistry without the confines of the traditional Zydeco idiom. He also works hard to keep the tradition alive with his super group Creole United and founded the Creole Hall of Fame to recognize the Creole contribution to the world. Sean sees a bright future and is ready to bring the Zydekool experience to world!"