At a Montréal trad festival, circa 1998. Photo ©1998 Dana Whittle.

Excusez-là!

Excerpts from my endless trip through the unique universe of traditional Québécois music.

Je suis une immigrante

As a musician born and raised in New England, I never suspected that I would one day be an immigrant, a legal alien, living on foreign soil, speaking another language and (for all practical purposes) devoting my life to a form of…