Kassav – Siwo


Kassav’ (Antillean Creole for a local dish made from cassava root) is a Francophone zouk band formed in Paris in 1979. The core members of the band are Jocelyne Béroard, Jacob Desvarieux, Jean-Philippe Marthély, Patrick St. Eloi, Jean-Claude Naimro, Claude Vamur and Georges Décimus (who left the band to form Volte Face, before returning to Kassav’). Kassav’ have issued over 20 albums, with a further 12 solo albums by band members. Albums * 1979 Love and kadance * 1980 Lagué mwen * 1981 Kassav n°3 * 1983 Kassav * 1983 Kassav n°5 * 1983 Passeport * 1984 Ayé * 1984 Yélélé * 1985 An ba chenn la (2x Gold) * 1987 Vini pou (Gold) & (Platinum) * 1989 Majestik Zouk (2x Gold) * 1992 Tékit izi (2x Gold) * 1995 Difé * 2000 Nou la * 2004 Ktoz * 2007 All U need is zouk [edit] Live albums * 1987 Kassav au Zenith * 1990 Le Grand Méchant Zouk * 1993 Live au Zénith * 1996 Kassav cho * 2005 Carnaval Tour 2005 * 2006 Le Grand Méchant Zouk [edit] Compilations * 1987 Les Grand Succès de Kassav vol.1 * 1987 Les Grand Succès de Kassav vol.2 * 1998 Kassav Gold * 1998 Un toque latino * 1999 Le Meilleur de Kassav : Best of 20e anniversaire * 2002 Les Indispensables de Kassav * 2003 Légendes Kassav * 2006 Best of * 2006 Kassav: Les années sonodisc * 2009 Saga 3 CD with 53 remastered numbers and 4 unedited

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