Primary Instrument: Band/ensemble/orchestra
Magic-kompa, a live haitian band base here in Atlanta, GA with 7 musicians.
In the summer of 1999, the band came together with simple and sincere goal, to create an authentic blend of Kompa music to entertain the Haitians of Michigan. Gaston Cherichel AKA Tiga along with his brother Robenson Cherichel AKA Sonn had the need for an entertainment venue for the Haitian people as well as a passion for kompa music. Magic Kompa is currently the only Kompa band out of Michigan. The band has played at various local festivals, bars, and nightclubs.Live on stage, Magic electrifies the crowd with 6 musicians. In the summer of 2003 when the group played at Phoenix Night Club in Grand Rapids it was such a huge success that fans from Lansing, Detroit, and Grand Rapids, New York, Chicago, Miami, Boston, Atlanta knew that Magic Kompa was destined to be among the greatest in Kompa music. Since then, Sonn has been focusing on playing at more diverse venues and playing for larger audiences aspiring to increase their fan base. From the collaboration of their Haitian brothers in the Haitian music industry, the bands first live album was released titled, Magic Kompa Live 2005. The live album is a collection of 5 tracks that showcases the groups incredible talent emphasizing a true Kompa sound. With hard work, dedication, and a love for Kompa music, Magic Kompa will touch the hearts and souls of the publics everywhere.