THE END OF A  LEGENDARY 
                        May 18, 1985                 
        23th Anniversary of Kompa/Konpa Dirèk 
The Creator of Compas Direct/Kompa/Konpa Dirèk
                Ensemble Aux Calebasses 
Nemours and his band.                    
Jean Lumarque and his wife.            
               1956                                  1957
                          THE FAMILY
Nemours' wife                          Yvrose
     Yvrose 
  Divine                                   Mrs. Jean-Baptiste.
      Omar and Didier 
Nemours' late daughter
Mrs. Clément
Nemours' Mom

Joseph aka Joe Nemours
- 3rd Annual Caribbean 
Music Awards - AT THE WORLD FAMOUS 
APPOLLO THEATRE - MARCH 19, 1993
NEW  YORK  CITY

                    AWARDS RECEIVED 
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Dominique Janvier, last Manager of 
Nemours Jean-Baptiste,  Yves N. Jean-Baptiste, Jr., M.D., Yvrose Jean-Baptiste, M.Ed.
- Rock Masters Entertainment & Shleu-Shleu   (Smith Jean-Baptiste) - to celebrate the memory of Nemours Jean-Baptiste,  the creator of Konpa Direk AT PLANET MALIBU - NOVEMBER 18, 2000 - L.I.
From left to right:  Jean-Claude Elie, Smith Jean-Baptiste, Yvrose Jean-Baptiste, Dr. Yves N. Jean-Baptiste, Jr., M.D.
- 2nd Annual HaiMusic Awards - At Robert Treat Hotel in Newark, N.J. - September 10, 2005
- 8th Annual OPACH Awards - Boston, M.A - July 24, 2010
Dominique Janvier, last Manager of 
Nemours Jean-Baptiste, Yvrose Jean-Baptiste, daughter of the Legendary Konpa Creator
From left to right:  Claude Debrosse, Yvrose Jean-Baptiste, daughter of the Konpa's Creator, Gervens Janvier, and Junior Mengual

Posthumous Lifetime Achievement Award OUTSTANDING PIONEER IN THE CREATION OF THE KOMPA ART FORM
- 1st Annual Compas on Broadway Music Awards 
  AT THE RENOWNED LINCOLN CENTER  
  APRIL 12, 2009 - NEW YORK CITY


The creativity of Maestro Nemours Jean-Baptiste, founder or Compas Direct, gave birth to Compas, more than 50 years ago.  N. Jean-Baptiste posthumously won the Lifetime Achievement Award.  His wife, son, and daughter were on hand for the honors. 
ON GOOGLE there is a    FRAUDULENT  Link.    At the 
same time the fraudulent organization is using our 
"legitimacy" to capitalize.  We are not associated with
any Charitable Organization, and Nemours Jean-Baptiste,
 Jr. Band of NEMOURS POULARD
 
Official Website  (approved by the family)
             57th Year of Compas Direct