Septentrional When The Drum Is Beating
Ethnomusicologist Gage Averill, author of a book on Haiti's music roots, remarks that Septen . . . has carved out a distinct sound . . . . in terms of longevity and impact, they are remarkable. Septen's incredible staying power has brought it to the attention of documentary filmmaker Whitney Dow, who narrated the band's history in his documentary When the Drum is Beating .