Musician Profile Search Results: “drums, steel”

Clyde Lightning George

Clyde 'Lightning' George is the pan king of straight ahead jazz. He grew up in the same place, Laventille, and same time as the steelpan. His high caliber of musicianship, his vast repertoire and his natural rhythm solidify his passion for...

david Vine

London born Vine has been playing pan since 1985. He started his career with conventional steel bands such as Ebony steel band, Metronomes and Glissandos in the UK , and Phase 2 Pan groove in Trinidad. In 1991 he decided to cross over as a...

Derek Smith

San Francisco Bay Area Musician Derek Smith has been entertaining audiences for more than 10 years through his innovative music that combines the melodic brightness of the Caribbean steel drum with the driving rhythms of Latin Jazz....

Leon Foster Thomas

Having performed for audiences worldwide, Leon Foster Thomas is a unique force in modern jazz. The New York Amsterdam News has described his playing as “riveting, his artistry as unrivaled and his stage personality as dominant.” His...

Phil Hawkins

Phil Hawkins is a master percussionist, an accomplished jazz drummer and one of the leading innovators of music for the steelpan. As a percussionist and drummer he has traveled throughout the United States, the Caribbean and South America...

Scott Johnson

Callaloo is the best world fusion steel pan combo performing original compositions in Chicago. Scott Johnson, the band’s co-founder and composer/arranger, began writing music for the group that was built on strong, sophisticated...

the roycrosse Quintet

I started playing the steel drum more than two decades ago with a large steel orchestra in Trinidad. After moving to the USA, I began working small ensembles combining the steel drum with conventional instruments. Playing gigs around the...

Tony Guppy

Tony Guppy Pannist(Steelpan player), Performer, Composer & instructor/Educator Born in Trinidad & Tobago, Guppy currently resides in Japan. He is actively performing and touring with a wide variety of musicians in various venues throughout...

Victor Provost

Biography When asked, how long he has been playing the steel drums or “pan” as it is sometimes called Victor Provost’s typical facetious response is “longer than I haven't”. Provost began his musical journey at the age of 10....
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