Patrick Casseus, Haitian guitarist and a drum player

A guitarist and a drum player from Haiti, Patrick Casseus was in the group known as Les Difficiles de Petion Ville which was headed by Henry Celestin guitarist, singer and composer. In 1970 Henry Celestine resigned from the group but the members of group formed another group by the name Difficiles PAction -Ville. In 1970 Ti Manno joined the band group which became so famous because of his presence.


In 1980's Ti Manno began his own band known as Gemini All Stars which he carried along some people from the other band like Mario Germain on Bass, Ansyto Mercier on keyboard Patrick Cesseus on drum, Imgant Manigat vocal and Ti Claude Geffrard Cajuste on lead Guitar. They came up with an album Expoitation. After that album all the members left the group because of being mistreated by the manager, Ti Menno's wife. Some of the members went back to Difficiles PAction Express. In 1985 the Difficiles PAction Express were awarded a large bonus by the government for performing well at the carnival. The members expected that the money would be divided among them but to their surprise the money was used to buy some instruments.

Eighty five members moved to another group called D.P Express which they started with ex-members of Gemini. Patrick Casseus was among the people who started this group and he played the part of drummist. They came up with another song KassA Ponya t and Pa WA cLA which was talking about the 1985 Carnival.

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