Over the past decade, Alan has won the hearts of fans with
his unique voice and untouchable lyrics.
The range of songs embraces a multitude of musical textures,
which is always about love and/or romance.
Songs like "Ou Se " (Produced by Michael Celestin & Robert
Raymond) and "All I Want" (Produced by Alex Abellard)," show
Alan's wide variety of genres.
INSPIRATION - When asked what
inspires him to write those lovely lyrics with meaning,
he simply answers "people and life", and goes
on to say...
"I would rather like to be known as a
songwriter because it takes desire, passion and hard work to
write songs, it's not just talent."
Alan Cave has recorded several albums with ZIN in the past
decade that stems from "Fe m vole 1988" to "Kanpe
sou yon beat 1999".
Today, he is the most sought-after special guest performer in
the Konpa, French & Zouk music industry, lending his signature
vocals and sounds to albums by:
- Malavoi 1999
- Mario De Volcy 1999
- N'jie 1999
- Shirly 1999
- Zouk Tenor 2000
In 1997, along with leading fellow artist Sweet Micky, Alan
completed an educational recording and music video "Knowledge
is Power" which is about the prevention of HIV spread.
In 1999, "All I Want" became the most talked
about song in the Haitian-American Music Industry, and received
an award for writing the lyrics from Unique Productions in
In Mid-1999, Alan Cave and long time sweetheart Myrtho Polo
tied the knot in a private ceremony in Freeport, NY.
In 2001 they started the Alan Cave Music Educational
Fund (ACMEF). Which is a non-profit
organization dedicated to promote higher education.
The scholarship fund is available to students attending an
accredited 4-year university, applicants must major in music or
music performance while achieving academic excellence.
The scholarship fund will be available for the fall semester
Spring of 2001, Alan Cave released the long awaiting solo
album "Se Pa Pou Dat." Multi-dimensional is an
understatement "Se Pa Pou Dat", which bridges
cultural, generations and musical gaps, and was obviously just
what people wanted to hear.
The album has achieved so many accolades since its release.
Alan contents that "Every musician who participated on this
record was on the same wavelength and had the same artistic
energy I had".
All of the musicians and engineers understood the intentions,
motives and purpose for making the CD with Alan Cave's flavor
the CD possess haunting melody and powerful lyrics for
Robert Raymond (Zin's former bass player), concludes: "It is
great to work with someone who understands the important
elements of melody and harmony".
There is no weakness and as a performer/ producer, your work
shines through the artist of which you have worked with for
sooooo many late night hours."