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Steel Tropics With Tom Liston

by Steel Tropics

The Hot new release from The Steel Tropics Caribbean Band-A Tropical Steel Drum Adventure to the Islands and beyond.
Genre: World: Caribbean
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1. Maryanne
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2. Blue Skies
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3. Over The Rainbow
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4. Sly Mongoose
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5. Puttin' On The Ritz
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6. Yellow Bird
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7. Samba De Orpheo
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8. Limbo Rock
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9. Besame Mucho
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10. St. Thomas
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11. Jamaica Farewell
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ABOUT THIS ALBUM


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"Steel Tropics With Tom Liston" is the exciting debut release from Steel Tropics the most popular Steel Drum Band on the scene around the Southern California area. The Group is quickly getting a lot of attention wherever and whenever they perform.

On Steel Tropics debut CD, Tom Liston is the featured performer on the SteelPan. Tom blends the Rhythms of The Islands together with various musical styles that creates Steel Tropics unique sound.

Joining Tom on the group's brand new CD are Chris Wabich on Drums & Percussion and Anders Swanson on the Acoustic Bass. All three performers bring their own unique sense of musicianship to the project, giving each tune a new and refreshing feel. This CD is traditional sounding yet has a very modern feel thrown into the mix.

The listener will encounter such styles as Calypso, Samba, Bossa Nova, Soca and Cha Cha to name a few. The Selections you will hear range from traditional Caribbean tunes like "Yellow Bird" and "Jamaica Farewell" to classic American favorites such as "Somewhere Over The Rainbow" or "Puttin' On The Ritz." All of the songs are done of course with tropical grooves.

Steel Tropics has performed over 250 engagements during last year alone! The band is always in demand for a wide variety of performances and events. It is no wonder that this CD has become one of the best selling Island CD's in the Southern California area! The band is becoming so popular that they are in the process of recording 2 other cds that should be due out this year and next year as well. Their follow up CD "STEEL TROPICS CHRISTMAS PARADISE" was just released and is already creating quite a Holiday buzz. They have a brand new steel drum jazz CD that just came out that is called "BeBop Bahama". It is comprised of jazz tunes done on the steel drums. It is a totally new sound for the instrument. Look for it here.

Some of Tom's Musical Credits include: Music for the Television shows The King of Queens, Full House, MTV and
Disney TV Specials, numerous Recording Artist's CD Projects, several Motion Pictures, and many Television, Cable TV & Radio Commercials.

Tom has also shared the stage with world reknown Artists such as: Freddie Hubbard, Debbie Allen, Clark Terry, Bob Brookmeyer, Black Uhuru and Patrice Rushen.

"Steel Tropics With Tom Liston" has something for everyone to enjoy. So pull up a chair, relax and enjoy the Sweet Sounds of The Islands!


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Jim Ziegler

Bravo, Tom! A Great Mix of Tropical Jazz!
I really enjoyed the variety of tune styles and the great playing on this CD. It's fun to hear popular Jamaican and great American Standards done in this style. Having worked with Tom for many years, I can tell that it's up to his usual high standard of excellence.

Joseph

Loved it! Wonderful and relaxing to listen too.
A must have for anyone who loved the soothing sounds of the steel pan.

Christianna Coomes

2nd of this artist's CD's purchased. Just wonderful....
This is the 2nd of Liston's CD's I've purchased. Was looking for a steel band CD that was lively but not over the top loud or rambunxious singing. I'm able to pop
this into my CD player at work...and everyone walking by really enyoys it--it's changes those moping Monday morning folks and puts a little swing in their step. Liston's
style is relaxed yet sophisticated. Another Winner!

John Tamburri

Spectacular Sounds
Outstanding collection ofTropical/jazz music,performed by Tom Liston, who is one of the most versatile performers on the music scene today.
Sit back relax and enjoy the magical sound of this great album.A must for anyones collection.

Bill Dendle

Wonderful, jazz-influenced, melodic steel drumming!
Tom Liston has modernized/jazzed up the steel drum without losing any of the wonderful traditional quality of the music. His technique on the pans is incredibly smooth and melodic, and adds a lyrical quality to this genre that I've not heard anywhere else. The rhythm section is impressive also - grooving hard and supporting the steel drums perfectly at all times. This is simply the best steel drum recording I've ever heard!

Monique

grreeeaatttttt CD
The CD is great - happy music! I love it...

Andrew Day

Very easy to listen to!!!
Very easy to listen to and a nice instrument sound.Mother in law happy - so that's good.

John Becker

A great jazz latin collection of steel drum music, with infectious grooves.
This CD is wonderful collection of upbeat latin and jazz music, performed by a musical steel drum player. I've always loved the sound of steel drums, and Tom Liston has his own unique sound on pans. It is fun, upbeat music!

Richard Keith

Steel Tropics
I had ordered this along with "Christmas Paradise" and am enjoying the Christmas music so much that I have only played this one once - but it is terrific and will be heard more often later !! In the -35 temps we get here in Winnipeg, this is heart warming.

Tracy Gillespie

you guys are great!
The cd is wonderful. I have been looking for one with steel drum music for my mother in law. She went to the islands once and fell in love with the music. This cd is perfect. It will be a great christmas present that I know she will love. thanks. and you guys are hilarious!
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