This friendly mix of high spirited musicians shares their journey into Southwest Louisiana with their high energy, toe tappin’ repertoire. Expect to hear a base of traditional Cajun & Creole arrangements with a bit of country & blues to season the gumbo!
Based in Charlotte NC, Carolina Gator Gumbo originated in the early nineties. They have sought and studied Cajun music, dance and culture with masters; they have received several honors and have made 3 recordings in the process. The line-up currently includes:
Jean Prewitt: button accordion, vocals, harmonica
Trent Van Blaricom: fiddle, vocals, rubboard, triangle
Don Cowan: guitar
Carole Outwater: bass & vocals
Peter Chakales: drums
Matt Haney: lap steel, fiddle