Journey of a Badiu: Norberto Tavares

Norberto Tavares, badiu musician Folk music Creole music Badiu Cape Verde Islands Rhode Island

directed by: Susan Hurley-Glowa
produced by: Susan Hurley-Glowa
(2010) 54 minutes
60 min

Cape Verdean-American musician Norberto Tavares is an influential bandleader, social activist, and humanitarian. For 30 years, Norberto Tavares has acted as the social conscience of this West African island nation as it made the transition from a Portuguese colony to a free democratic republic.