The Savoy-Doucet Cajun Band
is a group with not one, but two missions: to play outstanding music, and to keep cajun free of external influences. With its peerless lineup, it succeeds well in both respects. Savoy
is not only one of the nation's leading accordianists, he is also a master craftsman and makes the instruments he plays. Doucet
, when not fronting for the popular group Beausoleil
, plays fiddle, while Savoy's
, plays guitar. Ann
is author of the book Cajun Music - A Reflection of People which articulates the group's traditionalism.