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Steel Drum Odyssey / Jose Panman Costa

Steel Drum Band from Warwick, RI - Will travel up to 500 miles
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$450 - $1500 per event
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Welcome to "Island Sounds"
LET THE SOUNDS OF THE CARIBBEAN AND CRUISE SHIPS ENTER INTO YOUR NEXT EVENT. Book Jose aka on Facebook Jose Panman Costa now!
(( ALERT:)) If you are interested in a destination wedding in the Caribbean-primairly Puerto Rico not including San Juan but in the western side of the island, I perform and reside there from November to mid May. I have all the contacts you need & venues. Feel free to contact me for assistance.

I am a solo steel drum artist based in
Rhode Island and serving the New England area in the late spring, summer and early fall. Please note I have over 250 bookings. I work very hard to try to make each event a memorable one.

Nothing can take the place of a human being playing live steel drums and percussion and the excitement it gives to the audience.

The music I play is very unique, uplifting and would enhance any party, wedding, corporate event or any other special occasion.

During my performance, I utilize digital "custom made" sequenced tracks on my I Pad, which also contains my sheet music, through a state of the art Bose sound system.
You will truly get the sound of a full band without the budget or space needed for a full band.
In addition, depending on the circumstances, I can also incorporate ethnic hand percussion instruments, chimes, cymbals, etc. in my solo act. This is a definite change from the mundane and typical jazz or guitar player/singer soloist cocktail hour acts.

Now that I am retired from being a public school teacher. I am also available to do school clinics/exhibitions.

I reside and perform in Puerto Rico during the winter months, and while I'm there feel free to contact me for any events.

I would enjoy spicing up your special occasion with some 'Island Flava'.
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250+ GigMasters Bookings
A GigMasters member for 10+ years
One of the most outstanding GigMasters members for 2014!
One of the most outstanding GigMasters members for 2013!
One of the most outstanding GigMasters members for 2012!

Anniversary Party

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We hired Jose for my parent's 50th wedding anniversary party. He loves what he does, and we were so happy we hired him. Everyone loved his music. We consulted a few times before the party to be sure he figured out how to best play for his audience. While I had some doubts about having just steel drums for our four-hour event, he was the absolute perfect accompaniment. At our intimate gathering of 25, his music blended in beautifully, and he never made himself the center of attention, although his music was. It was just the vibe I was looking for. He's immersed in his music when he plays, and a pleasure to listen to.

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Birthday Party (Adult)

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Jose arrived promptly for our party. He set up before the party and broke down after his performance both quickly and quietly. He worked well with our other performers. He was well prepared and very professional. He is a true artist. Our guests absolutely loved his musical performance. We received many compliments on his performance and we all had a great time. I would hire him again in a heartbeat and I give him my highest recommendation. Thanks Jose!

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Birthday Party (Adult)

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Jose Panman Costa is a professional entertainer in every respect. He played beautiful steel drum music throughout the evening which captured the spirit of the celebration. Jose surveyed the venue before hand and showed-up early to be sure he was ready when the first guest arrived and stayed beyond the contracted time. We were blown away the next day when he text us photos capturing the evening. Highly recommend Panman to everyone who wants top notch steel drum music!

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2020
Aug
22
Anniversary Party
Hampton, NH
3:00 PM - 7:00 PM
2019
Nov
16
Rincon Puerto Rico
Key West, FL
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
2019
Aug
9
Birthday Party (Adult)
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6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
2019
Jun
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Trade Show
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6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
2018
Oct
6
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2018
Oct
5
Misquamicutt Club (private Wayne)
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2018
Sep
7
Bel Mer wedding
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6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
2018
Sep
2
Georges of Galilee
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2018
Sep
1
Ocean Edge Resort
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2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
2018
Aug
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Weekapaug Inn
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5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
2018
Aug
26
Georges of Galilee
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3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
2018
Aug
23
Weekapaug Inn
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5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Numerous Reggae/Calypso/Jazz mixes
instrumental accompaniment mixes
Somewhere Over the Rainbow or
Here Comes the Bride
Comin' Home Baby(lead pan)
Jammin
Bob Marley
Jammin' to Version 83
My Favorite Things
Zamira
original
Steel Drum Band
Beach Band
Wedding Band
Proms
Weddings
Baby Showers
Bar Mitzvahs
Celebrations
Funerals
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
Wedding Ceremonies
Wedding Receptions
Engagement Parties
Family Reunions
Rehearsal Dinners
Christmas Parties
Quinceañeras
Please note Steel Drum Odyssey / Jose Panman Costa will also travel to Barrington, Cranston, Riverside, Providence, Bristol, East Greenwich, East Providence, Warren, West Warwick, Forestdale, Prudence Island, Coventry, Glendale, Hope, Johnston, North Kingstown, Rumford, Seekonk, Swansea, Mapleville, North Providence, Pawtucket, Portsmouth, Somerset, Albion, Fall River, Grosvenor Dale, Rehoboth, Central Falls, Harmony.
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