Unique Steel Pan Soloist, providing background music for all types of special occasions! Including weddings, private parties, corporate events etc..
Past clients include names and companies such as such as Levi Roots, Laura Mvula QuickBooks, Turtle Bay and royalty as at Buckingham Palace for the Queens Diamond Jubilee as member of ‘Wycombe Steel Orchestra’ steel band in 2012!
Versatile, self taught player, able to perform a wide range of genres, including upbeat genres such as Reggae, Soca, or contemporary pop songs suitable for a lively party atmosphere. Ideal for getting the guests dancing to get the night started before a DJ Slot.
Alternatively, able to play songs with a smoother tone, suitable for the calmer occasions and moods. With signing the registrar, bridal entrances being ideal suggestions.
Set the tone of your event with reception drinks as guests’ entrances enter the venue, or let your guests dine with ambient relaxing sounds of the steel drum. Whatever your preference I’ll help your vision become reality!
With an easy, efficient setup, with one low c tenor steel pan, PA speaker and laptop, booking is made easy with large efficiency on the date regarding tome and space!
Look forward to hearing from you!
Karsten• May 24, 2020
On arrival Chris was fantastic, he’s a very down to earth kinda guy. His music is amazing and he played with emotion and energy. You could tell it was something he absolutely loves doing and was passionate about: even taking some requests.
Our event was under strict social distancing and was for my daughters birthday.
If you’re looking for a Solo steel pan player with passion look no further!!
Kathy Clarke• Jan. 18, 2020
Chris was terrific! The music was good and he fitted in with my plan for the evening ...couldn't have been better. He arrived in good time, he and the DJ worked together...party was a great success and the music made it!
He is also a very nice person and it was lovely to have him there. So all was good...and thanks for all your efforts to get Chris booked up for me!
Clare HIndle• Sept. 7, 2019
Christopher was amazing! He played at an event for Pallant House Gallery with 100 guests. Everyone loved the music and we would highly recommend him to others.
jane watkins• June 27, 2020
Event was cancelled - I informed Chris but had no correspondence from him
Services From Chris Hodgson - Steel Pan Soloist
Nightclub Steel Drummer - 1.5 Hours
Corporate Event Steel Drummer - 1.5 Hours
Private Party Steel Drummer - 1.5 Hours
Community Event Steel Drummer - 1.5 Hours
Care Home Steel Drummer - 1 Hour
Wedding Steel Drummer - 1.5 Hours
How long do you play for?
Up to 3 hours
Do you have your own PA and lighting?
Do you have Public Liability Insurance and PAT tested equipment?
How much space do you require?
My favourite tune is not on your list. Will you be able to play it?
How many breaks do you take? How long are they?
Up to host! Can do every half an hour, or per hour!
• A Team – Ed Sheeran
• Ain’t Nobody – Chaka Khan
• All of Me ‘Reggae Version’ – John Legend
• Can you feel the Love tonight – Elton John
• Can't take my eyes off you - Frankie Valli
• Can’t Help Falling in Love with you – Elvis Presley
• Empire State of Mind pt.2 – Alicia Keys
• Find Your Love - Drake
• Gangsta's Paradise - Coolio
• Get Down On It - Kool and The Gang
• Hallelujah – Leonard Cohen
• Hello ‘Reggae Version’ - Adele
• Higher Ground - Stevie Wonder
• Hometown Glory – Adele
• Human Nature – Michael Jackson
• I will always love you - Whitney Houston
• If Only You Knew- Patti Labelle
• Just the way you are - Bruno Mars
• Killing Me Softly - The Fugees
• Latch - Disclosure ‘Piano Cover’
• Latch – Disclosure Cover
• Lego House – Ed Sheeran
• Luv – Tory Lanez
• No One ‘Reggae Version’ – Alicia Keys
• Ordinary People - John Legend
• Over the rainbow – Harold Arlen
• Someone Like You ‘Reggae Version’ - Adele
• The way you look tonight – Frank Sinatra
• What a Wonderful world – Louis Armstrong
• What You Wont Do for Love - Bobby Caldwell
• Wild World - Maxi Priest
• Wonderful Tonight - Eric Clapton
• You are the Sunshine of my Life - Stevie Wonder
• Buffalo Soldier – Bob Marley
• Can’t help falling in love – UB40
• Can’t Help Falling in Love with you – UB40
• Could you be Loved – Bob Marley
• Everything I own – Boy George
• Get up Stand up – Bob Marley
• Good thing Going – Sugar Minott
• Help me make it through the night – John Holt
• Hurt So Good – Susan Cadogan
• I can see clearly now – Jimmy Cliff
• I shot the Sheriff – Bob Marley
• I want to wake up with you – Boris Gardiner
• Is This Love - Bob Marley
• Jammin – Bob Marley
• Many Rivers to Cross – Jimmy Cliff
• No Woman no Cry – Bob Marley
• One Love – Bob Marley
• Red Red Wine – UB40
• Redemption Song – Bob Marley
• Silly Games – Janet Kay
• Three Little birds – Bob Marley
• Uptown Top Ranking – Alisha and Donna
• You can get it if you really want – Desmond Dekker and the aces
• You don't love me – Dawn Penn
• 240 + Soca Instrumentals. ‘Improvise on top for background music’
• Banana Boat Song ‘Day O’ – Harry Belafonte
• Bruk of Yuh Back – Konshens
• Cheers to life - Voice
• Fast Wine - Michael Montano
• Feeling Hot Hot Hot – The Merrymen
• Give it to you – Marsville
• Hello - Kes
• Lucy – Destra
• Pump Me Up – Krosfyah
• Roll it Gyal – Alison Hinds
• Who Let the Dogs out – Baha Men
• Year for Love – Voice
• Iskaba - Wande Coal x DJ Tunez
• A House Is Not a Home - Luther Vandross
• Ain't No Stoppin' Us Now - McFadden & Whitehead
• Always and Forever - Luther Vandross
• Endless Love - Diana Ross
• Fantasy - Earth Wind and Fire
• For The Love of You – Isley Brothers
• For your Love - Stevie Wonder
• I Like It – DeBarge
• I wish - Stevie Wonder
• I'll be there - Jackson 5
• Isn't She Lovely - Stevie Wonder
• Killing me Softly - Roberta Flack
• Let's get it on - Marvin Gaye
• Let’s stay together - Al Green
• My Cherie Amour - Stevie Wonder
• My Girl – The Temptations
• Never too much – Luther Vandross
• Overjoyed - Stevie Wonder
• Saving all my love for you - Whitney Houston
• September - Earth wind and fire
• Superstition - Stevie Wonder
• Tonight I celebrate my Love - Peabo Bryson & Roberta Flack
• Unforgettable - Nat King Cole
• Want you back – Jackson 5
• What's going on - Marvin Gaye
• When a man loves a Woman - Percy Sledge
• When I fall in Love - Nat King Cole
• You make me feel brand new - The Stylistics
• Adorn – Miguel
• I Want You – Marvin Gaye
• If I ain't got you - Alicia Keys
• Love Ballad – LTD
• Maria Maria – Carlos Santana
• Mario - Let Me Love You
• Miguel - Come Through and Chill
• My Love is your Love - Whitney Houston
• So amazing - Luther Vandross
• SWV - Weak
• This Woman’s Work – Maxwell
• Unthinkable – Alicia Keys
• Cello suite no 1 in g major- Johan Sebastian Bach
• Debussy - Arabesque no 1
• Besame Mucho – Andrea Bocelli
• Nessun Dorma – Pavarotti
• Time to Say Goodbye - Andrea Bocelli & Sarah Brightman
• Amazing Grace