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In Memoriam – Buckwheat Zydeco

While New Orleans has played a significant role in two of America’s greatest musical forms, jazz and blues, when you say “Louisiana music” to most people they hear the style championed by Stanley Dural, Jr., aka Buckwheat Zydeco.  Dural passed away this past weekend and it’s worth remembering the man who became the face of […]
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Stanley Dural Jr.—known to the world by his stage name, Buckwheat Zydeco—has died. A superstar of the Creole musical form from which he took his public persona’s name, Zydeco spent nearly 40 years elevating and promoting the accordi...

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Stanley Dural Jr., known by his stage name "Buckwheat," died on Saturday in his hometown Lafayette, Louisiana. He was 68. Since 1979, his band, Buckwheat Zydeco, brought zydeco —a style of music that combines traditional Creole inst...

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Stanley “Buckwheat” Dural Jr. lead of Buckwheat Zydeco, died today 9/24/16 at age 68 from lung cancer. For more than 35 years, Dural served as an ambassador to zydeco with his spot on accordion playing and his band’s propulsive rhyt...

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From Reuters: The American accordionist Stanley “Buckwheat” Dural, Jr., who brought wider attention to the Creole musical styles of his native Louisiana through his band Buckwheat Zydeco, died on Saturday, his manager said. Dural di...

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Accordionist, bandleader and New Orleans music icon Stanley “Buckwheat” Dural Jr. of Buckwheat Zydeco has died. He was 68. His death was confirmed by the band’s manager and frequent collaborator, Ted Fox, who wrote on the Buckwheat ...

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