ISSA EL SAIEH. Clarinettist. One of the pioneers of the Big Band concept and swing natives. Collaborated with Jazz Rouzier before he created Voix et Tambours d’Haiti. Created Orchestre Issa El Saieh, one of the most sophisticated bands of the 1940-1950, with talented musicians such as Raoul Guillaume, Guy Durosier, Serge Lebon, Rene Dor, Tiroro Baillergeau to name a few. Worked often with producers such as Bobby Hicks, Bud Johnson, saxophonist, Billy Taylor and Bebo Valdez. As a professional musician he performed also with musicians such as Ella Fitzgerald and Perez Prado.