Island Dreamin' is the latest recording from Steel Tropics. This exciting brand new CD release features all original music written & arranged by Steel Drum artist Tom Liston. This recording is a wonderful mixture of various styles of music such as Calypso, Soca, Smooth Jazz, Samba, Jawaiian, Merengue and Latin Jazz. The tunes are all blended together to form a recording that has been highly praised by listeners and musicians alike. There is a little something special on this recording for everyone: relaxing tropical tunes, cool Island melodies, fresh jazzy sounds and hot Caribbean grooves all complete with Steel Drums, Marimba, Guitars, Drums, Congas, Keyboards and Flutes.
Steel Tropics has also just had the honor of having one of their tracks placed on the latest Tommy Bahama Compilation CD. The band is really stoked about being included on this compilation disc alongside some pretty famous names in the world of music such as: Bob Marley and the Wailers, The Caribbean Jazz Project, Vince Charles, Pete Escovedo, Ray Obiedo, Arturo Sandoval and Poncho Sanchez.
The latest news: Tom's composition/recording of Sweet Calypso Woman heard here on Island Dreamin' was used in the motion picture "The Back up Plan" starring Jennifer Lopez.
Stay tuned for more Steel Tropics recordings!