"Steel Tropics Christmas Paradise" is the brand new CD of exciting classic Christmas songs performed on the Steel Drums, Marimba, Guitar, Percussion and other instruments. Many who have given this CD a listen have said that it is so refreshing to hear these popular Christmas melodies done in the various tropical styles heard here. The listener will instantly recognize all of these familiar Christmas tunes right away.
This is Steel Tropics 2nd CD that they've put out in the last 8 months. Their debut CD, "Steel Tropics With Tom Liston" was so successful that the group decided to do a follow up recording right away. They all agreed that they should do a Holiday recording and display their versatility with these wonderful Christmas tunes.
On their latest CD, "CHRISTMAS PARADISE," the group offers the listener an array of popular Christmas melodies, all done with Hot Tropical Grooves. It's an Island twist on Holiday favorites such as: Winter Wonderland, Jingle Bells, White Christmas and Frosty The Snowman to name just a few of the many selections heard here on this disc.
Steel Tropics is made up of: Tom Liston on the Steel Drums,
Chris Wabich on Drumset & Percussion and Anders Swanson on Acoustic Bass. Joining the group on this Holiday recording are Larry Koonse playing some amazing guitar, Brian Atkinson on the very melodic marimba, Tom's brother Bill who does some beautiful flute & tin whistle work and Jackie Beery who lays down some groovy vocals.
All of these performers are top-notch musicians and have shared the stage and recorded with literally a who's who of stars. Some of them include: Chicago, Cleo Laine, Freddie Hubbard, Boogsie Sharpe, Ray Brown, Jack Sheldon, Patrice Rushen, Les Brown, Al Hirt, Mel Torme and Sting.
Give "Christmas Paradise" a listen and it will make your Holiday Time a special one.
It's Christmas the Tropical way! Check it out.