Steelasophical Steel Band & Dj

From: £327
Verified bookings:  43
Reviews: 29
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Price from: £327
You will always find cheaper... But will struggle to secure better value. Hi, I'm Gary and here's a little about me. Music used in the 'James Bond 007' movie 'Casino Royale' • Unique Money Back Guarantee • Exceeding Expectations as standard • From 'max 60mins' to all day '8 hour Packages' - Invest in us from £327 to £3270 • Steel Band Solo, Duo, Trio, Fouro (Acoustic or with backing music) • Caribbean Mobile Dj • Lighting • PA Hire.

Steelasophical Steel Band Dj

A full time, modern, professional, punctual, reliable, emulated music sound light entertainment service, where 'We bring the Caribbean to you' Exceeding Expectations as standard and a unique money back guarantee

About Gary Trotman (creative director )

••● Music used in the 'James Bond 007' movie 'Casino Royale'

•●• Winning musical entertainment performance on TV 'Come dine with me'

●•• Full time music professionals (not a weekend hobby)

•●• You Will Always Find Cheaper ....but for a reason!!

••● Music albums selling world wide in over 42 countries

•●• Over delivery as standard

••● Booking up to 3 years in advance

We are not just musicians, but musical entertainers with the experience and ability to positively transform any occasion like no other.

Uniquely versatile, we offer options of Steel Band (solo, duo, trio, fouro) which can be traditionally acoustic or with professional studio quality backing music for a f...

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28 Reviews

Amanda, The Hawthons

2 Feb 2019

"""Steelasophical - a truly enjoyable, unforgettable performance from these two professional, helpful, kind and talented gentleman. The music played at our luau party was excellent, so good we invited them back for our second party and hopefully will see them again very soon""

Amanda, The Hawthons"


Jacki Calvert (Wedding)

27 Jan 2019

Absolutly Fantastic !! Made the evening, everyone loved them and commented on. Thoroughly recommend. Music was awesome, smiley faces lovely and the outfits even better x


Malcolm and Liz Cundy

24 Jun 2017

"It was cool and cloudy but Gary's warm personality and the amazing variety of his caribbean steel band music brought a really sunny atmosphere to the day and put a smile on everyone's face! Just brilliant! Thanks so much Gary.""

Malcolm and Liz Cundy"


Nathan (groom)

25 Oct 2018

"Hi Gary,

Just wanted to say thank you again for playing at our wedding. Went exactly how we wanted it and you really set the tone of our wedding perfectly.

I've attached some photos of you guys we got .

Thanks again and i'll be in touch soon to request your services again!



Grant @ WOW cooking

27 Oct 2018

"Hi Gary,

just back from 'hot' debrief which turned into a 'social'!!

Unanimous - you was the man!!

Thanks very much

All the best and good luck

Grant @ WOW cooking

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  • Do you do open-air acts?
    Most of our wedding drinks receptions, fetes, carnivals etc are open air events. We utilise quality PA and lighting to cater for upwards of 500 people
  • Who are your previous clients?
    Sony Music, Channel 4, Hotels, Wedding venues, corporate clients, 1000's of brides over 20 years
  • How many breaks do you take? How long are they?
    As a rule ... we take no breaks!! .. when the band is not physically performing, we provide recorded dj music to maintain the atmosphere. Where clients have alternative arrangements and just want the band to play, here are some EXAMPLES of our sets Max 1 x 60 mins within 1 hour period Max 1 x 90mins within 1.5 hour period Max 4 x 40mins within 4 hour period Max 6 x 30mins within 6 hour period
  • My favourite tune is not on your list. Will you be able to play it?
    One of the reasons why our play list is so varied is due to the new additions mostly requested by past clients ... we also have a pro Dj setup, so able to source and play the original song (a popular request for weddings and corporate events)
  • How much space do you require?
    Ideally 3m x 3m (the size of a standard Gazebo) We have more compact set-ups also When performing on Come Dine With Me .. I performed in a space 1.5m square When performing at the Newbury County Show, I had a 12m stage!!
  • Do you have Public Liability Insurance and PAT tested equipment?
    £10,000,000 PLI PAT Certification Generic Risk assessment
  • Do you have your own PA and lighting?
    High quality professional audio and lighting
  • How long do you play for?
    Popular time options: 1 x 60 mins 1 x 90 mins We offer a Band / DJ service for a complete uninterrupted musical experience 2 hours 3 hours 4 hours 5 hours 6 hours 7 hours 8 hours All day package
  • How can event planners pay for your services?
    We have a host of options: BACS PayPal Credit Card Cheque Bank Transfer Cash
  • What kind of events do you usually serve?
    Steelasophical is amazing versatile and we are used for a host of events due to our ability to enhance the atmosphere at any event .. even those that are not Caribbean related .. Weddings (ceremony, drinks reception, wedding breakfast, evening) / Party / Corporate / Public / Private / Product launch / Exhibition / Fete / Fund raiser .. Music to Vow, Wow, Mix, Mingle, Wine, Dine and Dance
  • What are the highlights of your career?
    Sony Music USA asking to use my music in their James Bond 007 movie Casino Royale ••● this despite them having their own extensive world music catalogue.
  • What is your competitive advantage (special features)?
    Over delivery as standard .. and no body does what we do ••● and how we do it
  • Please, describe your act or business in on sentence:
    'At Steelasophical, 'We Bring the Caribbean to you'

Set List/Services


Steel Band

Reggae - Soca - Calypso - Motown - POP - Soul - Latin - Modern - Jazz - Caribbean - RnB - Ska

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