Magnum Band is comprised of various artists such as Laurent Ciceron on bass, Lucien Benjamin on the rhythm guitar, Camille Armand on tambour, David Lacombe on keyboard, Andre Dejean on trumpet and many others.
Dadou and Tico Pasquet was born in Haiti to a family of musicians.Dadou's guitar playing skill earned him the admiration of fans throughout several parts of the world
Tico Pasket was born in Haitian family of music. Drum makes him happy.
In 1969 Claude "Tico" Pasquet joined the group Babby Jazz and later Les Difficiles de New York. He was a skilled drummer whom everyone admired.
Later, in 1972 he played with Robert Martino in Les Gypsies.
In 1975, with his brother Dadou Pasquet, they founded Magnum Band which still exists up to date.
Magnum Band sometimes includes such musicians like Laurent Ciceron on bass, Lucien Benjamin on the rhythm guitar, Camille Armand on tambour, David Lacombe on keyboard, Andre Dejean on trumpet
Magnum is celebrating its 33rd Anniversary this year. This should be considered as a great accomplishment as not too many Haitian music bands have managed to last that long in the field.
Dadou Pasquet started playing with Tropical Music band, a group that earned its own rights in the Haitian music field. He was only 13 years old at the time. As his talent in playing the guitar started spreading, Dadou soon found himself playing with some of the big names in the business like Richard Duroseau, Raymond Cicot , and Raul Guillaume.
Here is a picture of the Haitian drummer and percussionist in Konpa music. This is one of the music albums made with Les Gypsies de Petion-Ville.
Tico had become such a great drummer, thanks to the skills given to him by his uncle Alexandre and Richard.
Tico Pasket is known in the Haitian music industry as one of the top in the business. Hestarted his musical career in a group by the name of La Belle Etoile where he spent only two years. He moved with his family to New York in 1967
Here is a picture of two talented brothers Dadou Pasquet and Tico Pasquet. The two brothers Dadou and tico were born in Haiti to a family of musicians. Early in life the family moved to New York where they found their place in the New York based Haitian Kompa movement of the 60.
Dadou Pasquet stayed with the popular group Tabou Combo for 6 years before he decided to create his own Magnum Band with the slogan "La Seule Difference". Claude "Tico" Pasquet was a drummer and percussionist.