As a solo steel drum artist I perform along with pre-recorded background music of the highest quality to bring the vibe of a full Caribbean band to the event or party. In a typical music set, I blend together the rhythms and sounds of traditional Trinidadian Calypso, Jamaican Reggae, Brazillian Bossa Nova and American Jazz and popular music. Holding this all together is the beautiful sound of the steel drums, hand crafted by Glen Rowsey, one of the finest steel drum craftsman in the world.
My diverse repertoire also includes Holiday and classical music which sound great on the steel drums for Christmas partys, weddings and formal events. I will also learn one song of your choice if you have a special favorite that you want to hear at your event, as long as you supply a recording at least one month prior.
I require an 8 X 8 performance area with one three-pronged electrical outlet close to the performance space. The steel drums are sensitive to direct sunlight, and can go out of tune quickly as the metal head heats up, so I require a shady area or a 10x10 canopy for performance. I also request a level playing area on a solid surface (no bark, sand, or gravel). Grass is acceptable, as long as the surface is level.
Typically I perform a one hour set followed by a fifteen minute break, and then forty-five minute sets after that. During the break or even before or after my performance I can DJ music through the sound system or play music that the host supplies.
I Shot the Sheriff Jamaica Farewell Three Little Birds Besame Mucho One Love Spanish Eyes Yellow Bird Brown Skin Girl Stir it Up Baja Pan in A minor Island in the Sun Marianne No Woman No Cry Cha Cha Sandwich Tilele Rainorama The Hammer Jump In the line Bees Melody Guantanamera Limbo Rock Pan is Me Jumbie
Misty Girl From Ipanema The Way You Look Tonight St. Thomas Watermelon Man Blue Bossa All of Me Meditation Little Sunflower My Funny Valentine Wave All Blues Days of Wine and Roses Autumn Leaves My Funny Valentine Fly Me to the Moon Morning Dance Polka dots and Moonbeams When I Fall In Love Summertime How Insensitive Beautiful Love All the Things You Are
Margaritaville Come Monday I Can See Clearly Now Sloop John B Red Red Wine Tequila Under the Boardwalk Sunshine of My Life Dock of the Bay Somewhere Over the Rainbow
Georgia on My Mind
Son of a Sailor
Many Christmas Songs Happy Birthday Trumpet Voluntary Assorted Classical Selections