In Haiti, twoubadou is beloved by the people as their national music, but it is nearly unknown in the rest of the world. The type of performer designated by the term twobadou changed over time. ... Kandjo largely created this archetype of the Haitian troubadour.
Typical instruments: Guitar; accordion; tanbou; maracas; lamellophone; bass; banza; guaj; beatboxing
Stylistic origins: Méringue combined with Cuban guajiro traditions
Cultural origins: Early 20th Century, Haiti
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