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Caribbean Steel Drum Band

Instrumental has been a successful complimentary to vocal music since years, and the world of music has always been graced by the beats of drums. Caribbean Steel Drums has always seen an integral part of instrumental music, and has successfully created a fan following and a separate genre for itself. Steel drums were invented in Trinidad during the Second World War, and since then have slowly moved to all parts of the world. Caribbean steel drums produce the kind of music that was always intended to bridge the gap between the poor and the riches, the upper class and the lower classes. Earlier they were devised from bamboos. Today is constructed from a 55 gallon barrel.

Caribbean steel drum bands are today very popular musical instruments for special occasions like wedding, parties, and other fun settings. This popularity however comes from the opportunity that a steel band got to perform at the common wealth ceremonies, and since then have become popular in different countries. Many people have the wrong notion about steel drums that they can play only a specific genre of music. But this is not at all true. Caribbean Steel Drums can churn out nearly all kinds of popular tunes ranging from hip hop to jazz to western classical. They have a very high tempo, and produces repetitive beats- the perfect combination of parties and other events.

But over the years it has been seen that steel drums are at their best and are most popular during the cocktail hours of weddings. And what can add up to the fun is if the wedding takes place in a beach setting. Steel drum bands like RythmTrail Steel Drum Band are hugely popular during these kinds of events, and can create a memorable mood for all the guests. The best way to contact the bands like RythmTrail Steel Drum Band is by emailing them and then waiting to see whether they emails back. This will give you a hint about how responsible and active they are. There are also several websites or forums that discuss wedding and party planning on the internet that are free to join. A great idea would be to ask about good Caribbean steel drums bands to the other users who have hired one someday. If they like a particular band, chances are, you will like them too. If you are really serious about the quality, ask the band to give you the address of the destination where they are about to perform. Then visit the place for a few minutes, and get an overall ‘feel’ about the singer, the band as a whole, and see how the audiences are reacting to them. If you see a lot of enthusiasm among the crowd, you have found the correct band for your party event.

The last factor that you should consider is of course, the price. Bands like RythmTrail Steel Drum Band is quite affordable given the quality of music they play, so don’t be tempted to hire a bunch of amateurs for saving some money. A great bandwill not only create the right atmosphere for the guests in the evening, but will also give them an evening to remember throughout their lives.

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57 Comments

  1. Fiona says:

    A great idea!
    I’ve always loved steel drum music. The sweet sounds of the steel drums definately adds a certain ambiance to gatherings, especially when the band is good as RythmTrail is.

  2. Alika says:

    I love steel drum from since I was a child. This music is original and joyous. It adds live and happiness to any occasion!

  3. Marva says:

    I know about steel drumming from since school days. I was always in awe about the way the players handle themselves. There is not alot of steel drumming these days and I believe that more steel drumming should be introduced in the schools.

  4. Naomi says:

    Steel pan music is certainly the way to go for several functions, this type of music assist in creating a certain type of ambiance. Steel pan music is unique with a rich history attached.

  5. Patrina says:

    Steel pan music always create the right atmosphere at any function..the music is so original..hope i’ll get the opportunity to be entertained by Rythm Trail soon,cause from the feedback i’ve been getting “u guys Rock!!!!!!!!!!!!”

  6. Lindani says:

    Love the Caribbean flavor steel pan adds to an occasion. Hope it does not die out.

  7. Shaundelle Grant-Pertab says:

    Why rythmtrail? Because it is the best in the business and is very good at what it does. I’ve know this band for a number of years and listen to their music which is very mellow and entertaining. Their music is to die for. So the next time you are looking for a good Caribbean steel drum/pan,I recommend them all the way.

  8. Shmuel Laywi-Yisrael says:

    The sound of this band is authentically caribbean, since Ephraim is from the Caribbean and was trained with steel pans there. It is good to see where he has taken the sound from our pan room in high school to the international level.
    Pam pam pam pam pam

  9. Malaika Archer says:

    A home away from home. Ephraim and his band can add that nostalgic setting that I long for. Thank you for the cool vibes. I will highly recommend your band to my friends that are looking for a hint of the Caribbean at their next social gathering. Keep up the good work!

  10. Zoan says:

    steel pan music is just nice. Its caribbean music that suits any occasion. continue providing such an excellent service to our people. I am proud of your band.

  11. Vallie says:

    if music be the food of life,play on

  12. Ivor Allen says:

    I just love the steel pan music it sets the mood for dance or just to relaxing keep playing.

  13. Samantha Cox says:

    Hey Ephraim…….u still got dis pan thing covered my friend. Remembering the good old days at the Tower Hotel, y’all really used to mash up the place. Steel pan is so original and soothing, hope it never dies. Ensure Emery has his sticks eh.

  14. Wayne says:

    Ephraim has mad talent on the steel pans from since in High School. Happy to see him excelling at something he loves. Nuff luv bro. Keep shining 🙂

  15. Arlene says:

    Hey Ephraim.. I see you are still playing the steel pans.. Great job. I have fond memories of you playing outside the Bank during the holidays! Keep it up!

  16. Beverley says:

    There is nothing quite like the sound of steel pan music. It is a uniquely Caribbean creation.
    A talented steel pan artist can make the the music sound so pure, you’d want to cry.
    Ephraim I have heard you play, and you are truly talented. Keep up the good work!

  17. Valerie says:

    Hey Ephraim , congrats on your achievement! you have proven once again what hard work and dedication can produce. I wish you all the best in 2011 and continue to spread the sounds of joy across the country!

  18. Michael says:

    Steel pan music has the ability to calm nervs or increase heart rate depending on the desired purpose. Ephraim has been playing long enough to give either of the two desires. Try Him, You will Love Him!

  19. Vadis says:

    Steel pan music is the very essence of Caribbean talent . And creates the right vibes for any function….Natural and pure music

  20. Ruthann Osborne says:

    Great job! Keep up the good work.

  21. Dunni says:

    Great music, loved it since as a child. Brings back memories. Keep making that music.

  22. kennicia daniels says:

    Steel pan music is the kind of music that you would enjoy. Ephraim keep up the good work.

  23. Christine J says:

    The absolute best steel pan music.. Brings me much joy to listen online, I can’t imagine how wonderful it would be live. Waiting for my first opportunity to experience the greatness!!! Keep up the excellent work Ephraim… Much love and God Bless.

  24. Paul Cort says:

    I am thrilled at how well Ephraim and the group plays. I have known and heard him play for over a decade and he has always been outstanding! Keep on playing man. I am proud of your ability and accomplishments.

  25. Dee says:

    Steel pan takes me back years and Ephraim has great talent. May God continue to bless him and keep him.

  26. Stanton Seepersaud says:

    Hey Ephraim..Good to see you doing what you always loved to do….bwoi I gun always remember how you binna hat-up wikked Angie tracks wid your favourite quote “..to be poor is a crime”

    Take care my friend.

    Keep de fire burning…a likkle more oil in my lamp…Salassie I

  27. Kevin prince says:

    yea Ephraim keep the vibes alive it,s all about good steel drum music, dont let de steel pans dem sleep keep the cds coming ….. respect … peace solid gold sound DJ KEVIN one love.

  28. Rhonda says:

    When you hear the word steel drum or steel band you immediately think the Caribbean, lovely weather, great food, fantastic music. Ephraim it is so great to see that you’ve continued to charm audiences with your music. I remember you playing in church and liven up the morning. Keep up the great work. You are a very talented person and God has blessed you with a special talent.

  29. Laurence Farley says:

    Music is life and to hear it from steel drums is awesome, so Ephraim man keep it ringing

  30. maria narine says:

    niceeeeeee
    keep it up
    i love steel pan music koool

  31. Moen Gafoor says:

    Ephraim,
    I am so impressed that you are still involved with steel pan after all these years.You were fantastic in high school music was always your thing. Steel pan music gives any function a real caribbean feeling.
    Absolutely beautiful, good on you bro
    keep it up!

  32. Gloria says:

    Steelpan, caribbean of course, can’t take that away from us. It brings life, lifts your emotions and invites a sense of belonging.

  33. molly cheefoon says:

    Steelpan its a caribbean thing ,i am a caribbean girl just love steelpan keep the good works up guys, hoping when i come to Florida i get to hear u play. Just stay bless

  34. Wendy Hubbard says:

    Hey Ephraim:

    Looking forward to hearing you play…Haven’t heard the steel pan in a while!!!! Good Times!!

  35. Rolin Sarabo says:

    Whatever we put our attention on grows stronger in your life keep up the good work Ephraim. Music is life.

  36. Denise ann primo says:

    I recommend this steel drum band as one of the best for wedding, party etc. It is nice when you can dance to music like this and have fun.

  37. Fazeena Gafoor says:

    I have known Ephraim for over 15 years and he has always thrilled me with his music, it is such a joy to listen to him especially on the steel pan. The RythmTrail steel drum band is the best I have ever heard. They can tailor their music to acclimatize to any event.

  38. Ulynie says:

    Steel pan music is the heart beat of the Caribbean .. i like steel pan music …its the signature music of the Caribbean…love da Caribbean love our culture love the people

  39. Arun Richard says:

    If I were to share what I think about the steel pan it would be that it is an instrument that is created through fire and sweat by a Caribbean man so that he can selflessly pour his purity into the hearts of the rest of the world.
    Ever since Bishops’ High School days I can recall the smile on Ephraim’s face whenever he played. It was the kind of smile that a person wears when their soul is dancing in the gleeful realisation of purpose and passion. I know now that he was doing what he truly loved since then.
    That was some twenty years ago, when I started high school and today I am not at all surprised to see that Ephraim’s love for the steel pan has matured into finding like-minded enthusiasts and creating RythmTrail.
    I wish the band great success and I am unreservedly confident that its performance shall follow closely the discipline, commitment and zeal that its members have so displayed in their lives so far.
    Godspeed.

  40. Priya says:

    Steel pan is always a Caribbean thing. Efforts are being made to revive it in Guyana

  41. Alan Khan says:

    With the addition of a few choice pieces to your ensemble, you’ve certainly risen to another level sharing your sweet steel drum sounds. Keep reaching for the highest star, my Friend. Your heart is in your music, and it’s evident every time you play.

    All the best!

  42. Nalumansi Adams says:

    You were always a lover of music, and you are getting better each day. It’s so lovely you can share the wonderful sound of steel pan music the world. Keep it up!

  43. oponod says:

    Steel pan music has a sweet, soothing effect on the senses…always make one think of warm, summer afternoons with clear skies and blue-green water or inky blue skylines splashed with a million silvery stars accompanied by a cool, breezy night… Love 🙂

  44. dawn says:

    love it love it love it

  45. Kadija says:

    Great job Ephraim, nice to see you keeping pan alive

  46. Je says:

    Has anyone heard them play at a wedding or other function?

  47. Je says:

    Greetings! We are looking for an authentic and unique experience for our guests. Something special and FUN for a party we are having Columbus day we. Are you available and what are your rates. Looking for 2-3 players.
    Thank you

  48. Raefel says:

    Hey Bro…it has been years since I have heard you played pan. Looking forward to that when I visit Florida next year.
    Better yet…take a walk to Trinidad sometime for a pan festival. Lol

    Despite being poor at pan playing I have always enjoyed listening and watching Caribbean people play pan. Ephraim, you have always had that passion and dedication to playing pan. I am sure you would have teamed up with some of the best guys to form a unique blend of players and pan craftsman under the Rythmtrail banner. Keep up the Excellence work of promoting and keeping pan music alive. Be Ble$$ed

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