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Kristian Paradis Steel Drum Bands

Steel Drum Band from Philadelphia, PA - Will travel up to 350 miles
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$250 - $3200 per event
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About
Noted steel drummer Kristian Paradis plays with a number of groups, as well as performing solo, to suit any occasion or venue:

The -Paradise Steel Duo- consists of two virtuosic steel pan players who play the music of the islands as well as music from around the world.

The -Kristian Paradis Quartet- offers instrumental calypso and island jazz, and can set the mood for relaxing, or turn up the energy for dancing. The instrumentation is two Steel Drummers, Bass, and Drumset.

The -Caribbean Sunset Band- offers the music of Jimmy Buffet and other Trop Rock artists, as well as the classic calypso music of Trinidad and Tobago. The instrumentation and size of the band can vary from a duo with Steel drums and guitar/vocals, to a seven piece band with a full rhythm section, horns, and pedal steel guitar.

Kristian performs solo along with pre-recorded professional backing tracks, to give a fully orchestrated sound with only a single performer. He also performs solo classical music for wedding ceremonies or intimate gatherings. His steel drum duo, trio, and quartet are also available for events and venues where a larger group is appropriate, from backyard bashes to Atlantic City casinos.


Kristian Paradis is an active steelpan performer and teacher based in Philadelphia, and was awarded GigMasters.com's "Top Steel Drummer" award in 2007. Mr. Paradis has performed around the United States, Europe, and Asia, including concert appearances with the Tokyo Symphony Orchestra and the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra. He currently teaches steelpan at the University of Delaware, where he leads and arranges music for a 20 member steel drum orchestra, as well as teaching private lessons on steel drum technique.

Please enjoy the video and audio samples on Kristian's GigMasters profile, and do not hesitate to contact him with any questions or requests.
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The entire experience was fantastic!! I will use Kristian Again!!! I will also use gigmasters again. Quality, Quality, Quality!!

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Wedding Ceremony

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Kristian provided music for my sons wedding. He was very professional, knowledgable and dependable. Our guests loved his music and remarked "I feel like I'm on a cruise". His performance made their beach wedding quite memorable. I would highly recommend Kristian.

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He was great! He truly made the night! Our families couldn't help dancing; the music made your hips move! I look forward to the next occasion that I need music because he is easily my new go to guy! Thank you so much for the great music.

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2016
Jun
18
Wedding Reception
Glenmoore, PA
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
2016
Jun
10
Wedding
Gilbertsville, PA
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
2015
Feb
26
Corporate Function
Woodlyn, PA
10:00 PM - 10:45 PM
2015
Feb
21
Birthday Party (Adult)
Chesapeake Beach, MD
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
2014
Oct
10
Private Party
Hockessin, DE
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
2014
Aug
6
Private Party
Philadelphia, PA
5:00 PM - 7:30 PM
2014
Jul
20
Private Party
Monmouth Beach, NJ
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
2014
Jul
19
Private Party
New Cumberland, PA
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
2014
Jun
30
Birthday Party (Adult)
Rehoboth Beach, DE
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
2014
Jun
14
Corporate Function
Cambridge, MD
6:30 PM - 10:00 PM
2014
Jun
7
Birthday Party (Adult)
Camden Wyoming, DE
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
2013
Jun
29
Birthday Party (Kids)
Philadelphia, PA
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
1 Note Samba
Jobim
All of Me
Frank Sinatra
Amazing Grace
Traditional
Autumn Leaves
Frank Sinatra
Bacchanal Lady
David Rudder
Bahia Girl
David Rudder
Bees Melody
Lord Kitchener
Black Orpheus
Luis Bonfa
Black Orpheus
Jobim
Blue Bossa
Kenny Dorham
Brown Skin Girl
Harry Belafonte
Corcovado
Jobim
Day- O
Harry Belafonte
Dolly Dawn
Harry Belafonte
Don't Worry, Be Happy
Bobby McFerrin
Down De Road
Andy Narell
Get Up Stand Up
Bob Marley
Girl From Ipanema
A.C. Jobim
Girl From Ipanema
Jobim
Guitar Pan
Lord Kitchener
Hannibal's Revenge
Andy Narell
Harder They Come
Jimmy Cliff
Here Comes the Bride
Wagner
High High the Moon
Frank Sinatra
Hot Hot Hot
Arrow/Buster Poindexter
I Can See Clearly Now
Frampton / Big Mountain
I Can't Help Falling In Love
Elvis Presley/UB40
I Cant Help Falling In Love With You
Elvis / UB40
I Shot The Sheriff
Bob Marley
I'll Remember April
Frank Sinatra
In a Sentimental Mood
Duke Ellington
Is This Love
Bob Marley
Island in the Sun
Harry Belafonte
Isn't She Lovely
Stevie Wonder
Jamaica Farewell
Harry Belafonte
Jesu Joy of Man's Desiring
Bach
Kiss The Girl
From the Disney Film "The Little Mermaid"
Kokomo
The Beach Boys
La Bamba
Richie Valens
Limbo Rock
Chubby Checker
Linsted Market
Traditional Jamaician
Margaritville
Jimmy Buffett
MaryAnne
Harry Belafonte
Matilda
Harry Belafonte
Meditation
Jobim
Mr. Pannist
DeFosto
Never on Sunday
Traditional Greek
No Woman No Cry
Bob Marley
Old Lady Walk A Mile
Lord Kitchener
One For the Road
Baron
One Love
Bob Marley
Pan in A Minor
Lord Kitchener
Parisian Thoroughfare
Bud Powell
Party Time
Robert Greenidge/Club Trini
Red Red Wine
Neil Diamond / UB40
Redemption Song
Bob Marley
Sarah
Boogsie Sharpe
Sly Mongoose
Traditional Caribbean
Somebody
Baron
Somewhere Over the Rainbow
Israel Kamakawiwo Ole
Spanish Eyes
Ben E. King
Spanish Harlem
Ben E. King
St. Thomas
Sonny Rollins
Stir It Up
Bob Marley
Sunset
Boogsie Sharpe
The Hammer
David Rudder
Three Little Birds
Bob Marley
Trumpet Voluntary
Clarke
Under the Boardwalk
the Drifters
Under the Sea
From the Disney Film "The Little Mermaid"
Volcano
Jimmy Buffett
Wave
A.C. Jobim
Yellowbird
Haitian Traditional
Caribbean Band
Hawaiian Band
Reggae Band
Steel Drum Band
Variety Band
Beach Band
Smooth Jazz Band
World Music Band
Roots Band
Children's Music Band
Wedding Band
Proms
Weddings
Baby Showers
Bar Mitzvahs
Celebrations
Funerals
Happy Hours
Picnic
Bachelorette Parties
Concerts
Bat Mitzvahs
Bridal Showers
Events
Bachelor Parties
Banquets
Christenings
Conventions
Festivals
Fundraisers
Halloween Parties
Meetings
Birthday Parties (Kids)
Birthday Parties (Adult)
First Communions
Luau Parties
Wedding Ceremonies
Wedding Receptions
Engagement Parties
Family Reunions
Rehearsal Dinners
Please note Kristian Paradis Steel Drum Bands will also travel to Langhorne, Trevose, Bensalem, Bryn Athyn, Feasterville Trevose, Huntingdon Valley, Beverly, Croydon, Holland, Abington, Cheltenham, Jenkintown, Levittown, Riverside, Riverton, Bristol, Elkins Park, Hatboro, Palmyra, Richboro, Warminster, Willow Grove, Wyncote, Burlington, Glenside, Willingboro, Dresher, Fairless Hills, Horsham, Moorestown.
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