The Roots of Music is honored to be a 2024 recipient of The Lewis Prize for Music

Arkesha BaquetArkesha Baquet was born and raised in New Orleans, attended L. B. Landry High School in the class of 1993. She has a degree in psychology from Southern University of New Orleans, SUNO class of 2000. Arkesha is the proud owner of Li’l Dizzy’s Cafe, a Creole family restaurant located in the heart of the historic Treme neighborhood.