Aurora's Carnival Entertainment Agency supplies performers for all events. Gary Trotman Steeldrum soloist available through Aurora's Carnival.


Steeldrum Soloist Performer

Gary Trotman performs as a steeldrum soloist at a host of venues up and down the country and 
even abroad. Gary is one of the leading soloist performers and one of the few pannists in the UK performing all year round. His musical repertoire is vast covering a multitude of styles. What other instrument can perform soca - salsa, jazz - soul or smooth cool modern jazz to rock.

Due to his unique playing style and song selections, Gary is able to perform musical 
selections ranging from gentle background music to high energy dancing.
His latest projects include concept albums of fusion music; Acoustic Melody, Jazzing the Night & 
Day, PanBrassOrama & Caribbean Moods, and he plays a selection of Soca, Calypso, Salsa, Reggae, Latin Rhythms, Bolero, Cha Cha Cha, MOR, Rock, Pop, Trad 
Jazz, Modern Jazz.....

In addition to being available as a solo performer, Gary can provide the following:

Steeldrum Duo - Two steeldrum players with sequenced backing tracks

3pc Steelband - Suitable for background music. can be all acoustic 

4pc Steelband - Just right for those nights of high energy dancing to soca, calypso 
and reggae. Get you in the party mood

Caribbean Band - full function band utilizing vocalist, live drums and bass 
guitarist. This is most suited to high energy dancing 

Limbo - Great form of entertainment, both as a visual effect and also for audience 

Gary can also provide music for weddings Your choice of entertainment could be from a solo artist at the ceremony playing a beautifully melodic steeldrum to a full-blown 12 piece Caribbean function Soca band at the reception venue. 
With Gary Trotman as your soloist, you can expect to listen to the sounds of gentle 
cool Jazz, Blues, Latin American and Caribbean standards, blending into the background.
During the ceremony - civil or religious, you may wish to include a steeldrum soloist 
performing the wedding march or your choice of hymn.
Upon your arrival at the reception venue you may like to have the wonderful melodic 
sounds of the steeldrums, performing as you and your guests arrive, and throughout 
the taking of photographs (weather permitting!!). 

Gary Trotman plays a wide range of music on the steeldrums.


Running a steeldrum workshop in schools. Gary Trotman plays with Force.


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To book Gary Trotman,
or for further information, contact:

Chris Ehrenzeller
Aurora's Carnival
166 Dale Road
Matlock bath

Mobile: 07710 788671

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