Steel Drum Players
Feel like your in the middle of the ocean and your swimming with sea creatures with a Steel Drum Player! The soft sounds of the drums will relax the crowd!
Francois Dean/dean Music GroupR&B, Soul, Hip-Hop, Rock
Los Angeles, CA
Francois Dean is an accomplished Vocalist/pianist from Southern California. He has credits and has worked and shared the stage with artist such as Stevie Wonder, Earth Wind and Fire, (Devoted Spirits) Pattie LaBelle Brandy, Wayne Brady, All for one, 98 degrees and countless other accomplished musicians and artist. ,Soul Vocals reminiscent to the sounds of Stevie Wonder, Marvin Gaye and Donnie Hathaway backed by piano/or band accompaniment from his hands will truly get you in the right mood!
UpstreamFor the absoulte best in Caribbean Music...
Los Angeles, CA
Upstream has been spreading their message of love and positivity through their exhilarating Caribbean Music, namely, Reggae, Calypso, Soca and steel drum music, for quite some time now. Throughout the years, they have mesmerized audiences from all over the world and brought many to kneel at their alter of ultimate enjoyment. With a multi-talented line up of some of the most experienced and enlightened musicians in their camp, they continue to spread joy to an unsuspecting public. Bandleader and Lead Singer/Guitarist "Haile Blackman," is originally from The Republic of Trinidad & Tobago and the son of the legendary creator of Soca Music, the late Ras Shorty I. Steel drum Extraordinaire, “Derek Brewstafari,” is also a Trinidad and Tobago native and will tug at your heartstrings with his melodic steel drum tones. Upstream currently has six CD’s available. Their discography is as follows: “Upstream”, self-titled CD release in 1995, “Life” released in 2000, “Jump to the Rhythm” in 2001, “To Da Maxx” and “Pick Up Yourself” in 2007 and most recently “21st Century –Live” in 2013. You will not want to miss their exciting live concerts coming soon to a venue near you! A great time is guaranteed to be had by all! Do you really want to party? Upstream invites you to come do the West Indian boogie, to their intriguing selection of exciting Reggae, Calypso, Soca, and Steel Pan music. Come join the experience!
Joseph Peck (steel Drums)Caribbean Brazilian Jazz Duo feat pans & guitar.
Los Angeles, CA
Joseph Peck is a professional steel drum musician with a degree in music education and a focus on world music. He has a unique set of skills, and a drive to inspire young creative minds. Book here today on SPECIAL GUEST for live event (solo, duo, quartet) or for private one-on-one or group steel drum/percussion lesson. Contact for more info.
Steve WernerRelaxing & Ambient Experiences
Relaxing and ambient music are my specialty with over twenty years of experience playing music in all sorts of venues. From country clubs and weddings to bars and yoga classes, I'm a perfect choice for intimate events. I offer guitar, drums, and djembe, but you'll usually find me with my handpan, a unique melodic percussion instrument with a beautiful, ethereal sound.
La Mantia & Lilmolove BandSinger SteelDrums Solo or w/ her Slammin’ Quartet
San Francisco, CA
LaMantia’s electrifying performances from Port-of-Spain to San Francisco, reflect her enthusiasm and Joy for music and life. Whether Singing her Original upbeat Reggae Jazz Comps and Samba Standards solo or with her amazing Band of World Class pros — you will feel the love! The latest works stem from her early World Beat experience: such as with the song “Everywhere” and its romantic overtones, which lends itself to the softer side of the Caribbean, while blended with her American roots.
Kent ArnsbargerSteel Drums and Island Sounds
Like the sound of the tropics? Kent Arnsbarger brings his island vibe to your event. No passport required. Calypso, Soca and Reggae performed on steel pan with backing tracks all recorded by Kent using real instruments like marimba and drum set. Kent has been doing this for over 15 years and nearly 2,000 gigs all over the Midwest. Bring that level of expertise and experience to your event
Caribbean DynamicsCaribbean and Latin live music
Los Angeles, CA
Caribbean Dynamics has gained the respect from music lovers from around the world. With the albums Hot party Vibez, How I miss you, The Belize Tour and Hot Party Vibez # 2, and Love at first sight, dynamics has captured it's audience in Belize and around the world. Like many other bands, to reach to the top is a struggle. Whether it's playing for thousands or playing for five, the band always come out winning ... Caribbean Dynamics Band was founded in 1997 in Los Angeles. Some of the members met in the Latin Lovers Band in 1995, which was one of L.A.'s upcoming bands. Dynamics has always remained persistent on the music scene. We have maintained many of our original talents and new members bring more to our style. Our music always displayed the love for our people and homeland. The base of the band is our love for music and strong discipline. The band has maintained a close relationship with the community by being constantly present at various celebrations. The band has worked hard during the years to be recognized. Originally, we performed for bargain prices at special occasions like birthdays and weddings. The band has polished our talents aiming for professionalism. Today, Dynamics has built a status, and the band is considered one of the best in the community. The band's styles include Reggae, Dancehall, Punta, Soca, Parranda, Reggaeton, Souls, Romanticas, Cumbias, Merengue, bachata, etc.. We always combine the new hits with the good old songs, always demonstrating a distinctive sound. Caribbean Dynamics will always continue with our common love for music to amaze the audience with our unpredictable style. The community is proud of the band and looks forward to hearing our musical talents for years to come.
Chad MartiniMusic Brings The Community #enjoylocalmusic
Los Angeles, CA
Born and raised in Southern California, Chad Martini is a Singer/Songwriter/Guitarist/Dancer/Entertainer who digs deep into the local music scene and its community. Whether it is his soulful and heartfelt solo performances, eclectic band performance, or collaborating with others in the underground dance scene, Martini will reel you in with his talent and dedication to bringing soul and heart back into music. Martini has played at countless events between San Diego and LA including venues such as The Coach House, Federal Bar, House Of Blues, and many different Music Festivals just to name a few. In 2016, Martini was nominated for Best Indie Band by the OC Weekly. As one of the staples of OCML (Orange County Music League), Martini not only performs but brings the music community together by booking live concerts, festivals, and charity events with the thought of recreating todays music industry from a underground artist's perception. Martini just released a 12 song Self-Titled Acoustic Album in October 2016 which is available for purchase or download online. Since the release, Martini has been focused on not only writing, but bringing a full band in on the act while still performing his intimate acoustic sets on the side.
Nesta Steel Drum & Caribbean BandPro Steel Drum & Caribbean Band
Los Angeles, CA
Lead by a husband and wife team, Nesta Steel Band provides superb musical entertainment for private parties, weddings, corporate events, and recordings. The band is comprised of professional, seasoned musicians whose specialty and passion is Caribbean music, down to the nuances. Available from 1-7 pieces, with vocals or instrumentally-only.