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JoeSounds Steel Band

JoeSounds Steel Band is the outstanding group formed by Chicago's most sought after steel pan performer. Joe brings his distinctive style to blend the steel pan sound with Caribbean, Pop, Latin & Jazz music. For over a decade, he has delighted audiences throughout the Midwest while performing with Steel Express, Pan Go, Marshall Vente & Tropicale, Island Dreams, Stardust Island, the Steel Heads, the Ken Arlen Orchestra and countless other bands who have relied on his artistry. Joe has been featured at Taste of Chicago, the World Cup 94 at Soldier Field, and with Jimmy Buffet at Poplar Creek Music Theatre. (Joe's Bio)

JoeSounds performs on boats, at country clubs, parks and nightclubs presenting a wide variety of entertainment for parties, festivals, schools, weddings and other events. From Navy Pier to the Western Suburbs, Milwaukee, WI to Michigan City, IN, let the JoeSounds Steel Band bring the warm and inviting sounds of the Caribbean to you.

Available in 2 to 5 pieces.
2 pc. band: steel drum & keyboard
3 pc. band: steel drum, keyboard & drumset
4/5 pc.band may include any of these additional instruments: electric bass, 2nd steel drum, percussion, guitar

For a band that includes vocals, check out the JoeSounds Caribbean Band

Listen to samples of JoeSounds Steel Band (click here)

**All acoustic group may be available in on request.

Repertoire:

Calypso songs include:
Yellow Bird Boo Boo Day Brown Skin Gal
Matlida Island in the Sun Jamaican Farewell
Mary Ann Saturday Night Day-O

Contemporary Soca recorded by:
Arrow (Hot, Hot, Hot) Baron Andy Narell
David Ruder Lord Kitchener Boogsie Sharpe
Our Boys Steel Band Lord Sparo Tambu / Charlie's Roots

Classic Reggae recorded by:
Jimmy Cliff Black Uhuru Inner Circle
Bob Marley Ziggy Marley Steel Pulse
Third World UB40 Wailing Souls

Ska recorded by:
Roland Alphonso Don Drummond Byron Lee
Specials Skatalites The Selector

Brazilian/Latin songs including:
Corcovado Girl From Ipanema How Insensitive
Guantanamera Meditation One Note Samba
Samba de Orfeo Triste Wave

Contemporary and Pop Songs recorded by:
Jimmy Buffet Beach Boys Baha Men
Dido Beatles Santana
Spyro Gyra Bobby McFerrin Bill Withers
The Police Ben Harper Stevie Wonder
Marc Anthony Phish UB40
Ben E. King The Ventures

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Go to: Educational Programs and Steel Drums.