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In 1990 James "Chico" Converse, a fiddle-playing and fl uent-in-French Cajun vocalist, started a group with several other musicians in the Cincinnati area who shared a strong interest in Louisiana Cajun music as performed with traditional instrumentation of accordion, fiddle, guitar, and percussion. A year later, at Chico's invitation Chris Carmichael joined the group on guitar. Soon after, Yvan Verbesselt joined on percussion, and then over several years a new accordionist and two bass players

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