Dancing to the Sounds of CJ Chenier and His Zydeco Band from Houston Texas perform at the 2008 Smithsonian Folklife Festival
CJ Chenier, Houston, Texas
Daniel Glenn Griffin
CJ Chenier is the son of zydeco pioneer Clifton Chenier. CJ pays tribute to his father's musical prowess but has expanded his legacy with formidable, original contributions. As a Houston native, he is living proof that zydeco music is Texas music.