Zydeco artist Sean Ardoin is back on the scene with a new single and an upcoming album set to be released in February 2013.

The first single off his new album titled "Return of the Kool" is called "In Here Tonite ".  Want to hear his new single?  We have it for you to listen to now!

Sean Ardoin --- In Here Tonite

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Sean Ardoin

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The Ardoin name is one of the most revered in Zydeco music. Sean's family is truly Zydeco royalty. Its legacy started with the legendary Creole musician Amedee’ Ardoin, the first Louisiana Cajun or Creole accordionist to record; followed by Bois Sec Ardoin, one of the best-known practitioners of the state's rural Creole sound for six decades; and Lawrence "Black" Ardoin and the Ardoin Brothers and has been passed on for generations from one accordion player to the next. In 1990 the Smithsonian had a legends series at Carnegie Hall and all three generations of Ardoin were performing on the same stage.

This brings us to Sean Ardoin. He started playing drums at 4yrs old and apprenticed in his Father's bands, the Ardoin Brothers and Lawrence Ardoin and Lanniappe. At 11, when his father was trying to teach his mother how to play, young Sean said, "...i can do that" and to his father's surprise, he could! Sean played scrubboard and eventually drums with his father until he and Chris took over the band in 1994. After co-leading the hot and critically acclaimed Zydeco outfit Double Clutchin' with his younger brother Chris, Sean set out on his own musical journey in 1999. Sean Ardoin & Zydekool's hot brand of dancehall Zydeco has been a fan favorite since 1999. The group has performed everywhere at festivals and events across the U.S. and Europe to the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival to a television performance on BET's top-rated "COMICVIEW." His music was featured on MTV’s Road Rules, Real World New Orleans, Fraternity Life and Sorority Life. Sean Ardoin represents both the rural roots and progressive future of Louisiana's foot-stomping Creole-Zydeco sound like no other artist and is truly one of Zydeco music's "triple threats." He is a rare combination of tradition, talent, and creativity. Sean writes for and produces artists for his label, Zydekool Records and others. He has always been an innovator. Sean was one of the first to fuse elements of popular music into Zydeco. He recognized that zydeco and blues fans in Louisiana and Texas were the same people. He wrote the regional hit, "Love All For You," making him the first to put a Swing-out song on a zydeco cd, now a common practice in the genre. He has pushed the boundaries of the music and contributed to its growth and development, especially now with this new development…Christian Zydeco!

In July of 2005, Sean believed with all his heart that God wanted him to take a break from Zydeco. While he never thought the hiatus from music was permanent, he never thought it would bring him full circle right back to his roots. Sean says, “I can take no credit whatsoever for coming up with the idea of Christian Zydeco, only for being obedient enough to believe and do something that had never been done before, kind of like Noah building an ark when he had never seen the rain before.” When asked to describe Christian Zydeco, Ardoin says,
“I play good music for God. My music is ‘Life Music, and by that I mean that it is relevant to people’s everyday life. You don’t have to be in church to listen to it, but you could play it in church if you wanted to.”

Sean is currently working on a new Zydekool cd and is out on the musical road playing festivals, corporate events, conferences and churches alike. He is one of the strongest and most prolific performers in the industry. When the new cd is completed it will add to his already extensive library, making him more loaded than ever and ready to excite audiences all over the world! With Sean Ardoin, zydeco isn't just cool, it's Zydekool!

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