- Jacob Desvarieux (vocals and guitar)
- Patrick Saint-Éloi (vocals, died in 2010.)
- Jocelyne Béroard – vocals, she joined the group Kassav in 1982
- Jean-Philippe Marthély (vocals)
- Jean-Claude Naimro ( keyboards)
- Georges Decimus ( bass )
They invented a very danceable zouk that mixes gwo ka (traditional Guadeloupean music), biguine (Martinique) and other Caribbean and African influences.
Rain of tributes for a great man.
photo credit : kassav