Ear to Ear: Olivier Conan

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Saturday, December 01, 2007

Although a native of France, Olivier Conan spends his professional life fronting the popular music of Latin America as a member of the bands Chica Libre and Las Rubias del Norte. He also spreads the word through the many eclectic concerts held at his club in Brooklyn, Barbès.

Olivier Conan

In addition to his work as a vocalist and Venezuelan cuatro player for bands such as Chicha Libre and Las Rubias del Norte, Olivier Conan runs his own record label out of Brooklyn, Barbès Records. His latest release is a compilation of chicha music called The Roots of Chicha: Psychedelic ...

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