Kid Creole & The Coconuts

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New York was a true melting pot in those days. It was a fantastic amalgamation of anybody you could find who was talented, who wanted to jump on the ship and create music together

August Darnell, redbullmusicacademy.com, 29 August 2012

Kid Creole and the Coconuts is an American musical group created and led by August Darnell. Its music incorporates a variety of styles and influences, in particular “American and Latin American, South American, Caribbean, Trinidadian, Calloway” and conceptually inspired by the big band era. The Coconuts are a glamorous trio of female backing vocalists whose lineup has changed throughout the years.