Steelasophical Steel Band DJ




From amazing weddings, coorporate, high society events,

social occasions to music for film & advertising.

We partner with you, to transform your imagination into a true reality

… all while Exceeding your Expectations as standard … or Money Back!

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Steelasophical in conjunction with ARC Music Prod Int, were trusted by movie executives at Sony Music USA, to add that unique tropical Caribbean music flava to their icon movie, James Bond 007 Casino Royale. This was made even poinient when you think, not only did they have the whole world of music artists to chose from, but they also have Steel Band music within their own catalogue … yet they sought permission to use our music above all others.

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Gary Trotman Creative Director at Steelasophical Steel Band Dj

Gary Trotman

Creative Director

6 times entertainment industry award winner

Steelasophical Steel Band DJ

now crowned

• Best Caribbean Music Entertainment Company UK •

by Lux Lifestyle Magazine

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Solo Duo Trio Fouro Solo Duo Trio Fouro Steelasophical is a leading provider of Caribbean theme musical entertainment with our Steel band and mobile dj service. We offer options of solo, duo, trio and fouro (quartet). With top of the line equipment used by the very top end entertainers and dj's, steelasophical is unparalleled in Steel Drum Band music performances for private and [...]

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Venues That Confidently Recommend Steelasophical Venues That Confidently Recommend Steelasophical Venues Recommending Steelasophical. We are proud to travel the length and breath of the UK to perform at very special occasions Venues That Recommend Steelasophical Beach Weddings Bournemouth Lusty Glaze Monkton Barns Ocean Kaves Sandbanks Hotel Newbury Showground [...]

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Steelasophical Steel Band Marine Hotel

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Steelasophical Steel Band Marine Hotel Steelasophical Steel Band Marine Hotel This chic seaside hotel overlooking Tankerton beach is 0.9 miles from Whitstable Harbour, a mile from Whitstable train station and 7.4 miles from Canterbury Cathedral. Bright, airy rooms feature en suite bathrooms, free WiFi, air-conditioning, flat-screen TVs, and tea and coffeemaking facilities. Some have balconies and many with sea [...]

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Press Pack Steelasophical Musical Entertainment Music to Vow Wow Mix Mingle Wine Dine & Dance Steel Band :-: Caribbean Mobile DJ :-: PA and Lighting Hire My Personal Guarantee To You ::: If you are looking for the cheapest solution to your musical entertainment needs,  Steelasophical is not the right fit for you.  Brides see our value and consider us an essential [...]

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Caribbean Island Beach Ambience Caribbean Island Beach Ambience We bring the Caribbean to you Caribbean Island Beach Ambience - For a musical flava of the Caribbean contact Steelasophical. Steel Band Solo, Duo, Trio and fouro, Caribbean mobile Dj and Limbo By Design Service, Call or TEXT: 07540 307890 or email Gary Trotman [...]

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Steelasophical Wedding Venue Woolston Manor Steelasophical Wedding Venue Woolston Manor Woolston Manor Golf & Country Club, Abridge Road, Chigwell, Essex IG7 6BX Enquiries & Bookings – 0208 500 2549 Email – Web – ‘Steelasophical Caribbean were honoured to have been chosen to provide the musical entertainment for the wedding of Natalie and Dan. Booked to perform for both the wedding drinks reception (located on the mezzanine [...]

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Frequently Asked Questions Frequently Asked Questions is an important section of this website that seeks to pose and answer some of the more common and popular questions Steelasophical are asked on a regular basis.   Are you on any any agency books? Another area that sets us aside from many. More than 90% of our booking are direct with the [...]

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“We bring the Caribbean to You”

Steelasophical Steel Band Dj is trusted by so many clients as their 1st choice for a host of premier occasions such as  wedding, special celebrations and corporate event entertainment solutions.

We cover the entire UK and very much love travelling to, and performing on, the Channel Islands of Jersey, Gurnersey, Isle of Wight & Northern Ireland

Music • Sound • Light

From the first email to the last note of the last song, clients trust in Steelasophical Steel BAnd Dj to Exceed Expectations as standard at every stage

Presented by 

Gary Trotman

Creative Director

Steelasophical Caribbean Music Entertainment Company

Let Us Create Your Next Event

Our team of experts are ready to transform your event into an unforgettable experience. Contact us today to begin the conversation.

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“One good thing about music,

when it hits you,

you feel no pain.”


Steelasophical takes your wedding, from the ordinary to the extraordinary.

Making it distinctively you on your special day!

Its your wedding day

“One love
One heart
Let’s get together and feel alright”


Steelasophical is proud to provide

the entire soundtrack for your special day

from the ceremony

through to the evening celebrations.

Its your wedding day

“Oh Island in the sun
Willed to me by my father’s hand
All my days I will sing in praise
Of your forest, waters, your shining sand”

The band were booked for the wedding reception of my son and new wife. Gary and the guys were absolutely brilliant, their presentation and music was excellent. They were very smartly dressed and so pleasant to deal with.

From the initial booking of the event I was kept updated, the manager Gary responded straight away to all queries I had.

Overall a very professional band. I would not hesitate in recommending them. Price wise, they were the dearest we came across, but for good reason! the value was there to see.

Arlene Dixon 10/10

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On average we are having to disappoint up to 70 clients every year 

who expressed a wish to secure at least one of our services, 

due to being booked by the time they get back to us! 

Due to the volume of enquiries we receive and scarcity of available dates,

we operate on a first to confirm basis and not able to hold dates.

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My Personal Guarantee to you

If you are looking for the cheapest solution to your musical entertainment needs, Steelasophical is not the right fit for you.

Clients see our value and consider us an essential investment in their day, rather than a nice to have expense. Our exceptional entertainment services will make your day uplifting, unforgettable, fun, relaxing and amazingly successful… don’t just take our word for it, see and hear what our past clients have said about us .. Steelasophical Testimonials 

“We are not ‘a’ steelband … we are ‘the’ steelband to have”

If we both agree that Steelasophical have not made a positive and transforming difference to your event, I will refund you money – Guaranteed

With Steelasophical being booked up to 3 years in advance, lets have a conversation today about how we can work together to help make your day a success!

Gary Trotman

Steelasophical Steel Band Creative Director

Trust, trust, trust … Steelasophical Steel Band & Dj

  • Trusted by ARC Prod Int to produce premium priced worldwide selling Caribbean Steel Drum music albums
  • Trusted by Sony Music enough to use our music in the James Bond 007 movie Casino Royale
  • Trusted by Martin in Chelmsford to help him win Come Dine With Me with our dining musical entertainment
  • Trusted by every client to pay us a 40% retainer with balance paid 30 days prior to event!
  • Trusted by clients to book direct with unwavering confidence
  • Trusted to over deliver! (from arriving super early to providing extras such as uplighting at no additional cost!)

“It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it.

If you think about that, you’ll do things differently.”

Warren Buffett

“The real voyage of discovery consists

not in seeking new landscapes,

but in having new eyes.”

Marcel Proust

“Clients don’t choose Steelasophical on Price …

they trust in Steelasophical based on Value

Gary Trotman

“Learn from the mistakes of others.

You can’t live long enough to make them yourself.” 

Eleanor Roosevelt

“Honesty is a very expensive gift.

Don’t expect it from cheap people.“

Warren Buffett

“Price is what you pay

Value is what you get.”

Warren Buffett

“Seeing is not always believing.”

Martin Luther King

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Steelpan • Bongo • Congas

Live musicians bring music to life. The steeldrum and percussion combo adds energy, soul, passion and performance and this makes more people dance. Steelasophical Steel Band & DJ & Percussions is a popular choice for many of our clients. It is especially popular for high energy dancing due to the infectious percussive nature. For a Caribbean / Carnival theme event, there is no better high impacting solution. Steelasophical Steel Band & Dj

Types of events venues occasions

Steelasophical Steel Band & Dj ••• Caribbean or Tropical theme event • Corporate • Private • Public • Carnival • Exhibition • Fayre • Fate • Meet and greet • Demonstration • Product launch • Wake • Funeral • Jewish events • Service • Engagement • Cocktail hour • Dance floor filling • Street festival • Food festival • Hotel • Garden centre • Pub • Nightclub • Restaurant • Place of worship • Garden party • Converted barn • Tythe barn •Holiday village • Park • Zoo • Holiday park • Awards ceremony ••• Steelasophical Steel Band & Dj

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Microphone For Speeches & Announcements

I’ll help your speeches touch everybody by providing you with radio microphone to ensure that every single word is heard clearly by all of your guests. This will be coupled with a high quality PA system to make sure voices are heard comfortably by all, without distortion nor being too loud. Steelasophical Steel Band & Dj

Steelasophical Steel Band & Dj clients trust us enough to not only book up to 3 years in advanced, but to secure their date they pay a 40% retainer fee and the balance 30 days prior to the date. We known of no other music service able to gain that level of trust. One of the reasons why Steelasophical finds it so easy to over deliver on every occasion. “Clients don’t choose Steelasophical on price … they trust in Steelasophical based on Value

About Steelasophical Steel Band & Dj

Steelasophical is an award winning, leading UK based, Premier Modern Steel Bandand & Caribbean Dj Music Service “Steel Band“Solo • Duo • Trio • Fouro. World class Steel drum and percussionists available for bookings around the UK, Europe and beyond. The clients who chooseSteelasophical Steel Band & Djfor their wedding or event usually have a huge passion for music and want it to be an important part of their day. The concept of Steelasophical is Steeldrums meets mobile DJ, Steelpans performed along with studio quality backing music for a full band sound. A Steelasophical Soloist/Duo can be the equivalent in sound to a 10+ piece steel band or a professional mobile DJ… hows that for value!

Where an acoustic steelbandwould struggle to be heard outdoors (depending on the direction of the wind), Steelasophical Steel Band & Dj will create and maintain the perfect musical atmosphereeven in large outdoor spaces. The music selection is vast and caters for all ages and venues and special occasions. Steelasophical Steel Band & Dj started back in the late 90’s when soloists with backing music was in its infancy. Today it is largely copied by many, alas, most lack the understanding that there is a distinction between being a musician and being a musical entertainer. Steelasophical is largely copied but never emulated nor surpassed; continuously evolving and laying the path for others to follow.

A small glimpse of our most frequented wedding venues in the UK.

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Tithe Barn

Sandbanks Hotel

St Pierre Park Hotel

Crowne Plaza

Ickworth House

Knebworth House

Rhinefield House

Monkey Island Bray

Queens Eyot Island

Le Manoir

Celtic Manor

Cowley Manor

Shendish Manor

Stockbrook Manor

The Roof Gardens

Chewton Glen

Antsey Hall

Brocket Hall

Down Hall

Dumbleton Hall

Gibson Hall

Longstowe Hall

Newland Hall

Orsett Hall

Frensham Heights

The Hempel

Barnett Hill

Savoy Hotel

Millennium Hotel (Mayfair)

Cannizaro House

Woburn Abbey

Coq d’Argent

The Belfry

Lains Barn

Maiden’s Barn

Tythe Barn

Cherwell Boathouse

Belvoir Castle

Clearwell Castle

Cooling Castle

Farnham Castle

Knepp Castle

Athenaeum Club

The Garrick Club

The Royal Automobile Club

The Elvetham

Queens Eyot

Great Fosters

Chelsea Physic Garden

Home House

Nonsuch Mansion

Ponsbourne Park

Syon Park

Braxted Park

Crondon Park

Loseley Park

Buxted Park

Hartham Park

Hunton Park

Northbrook Park

Orwell Park

Painshill Park

Pennyhill Park

Wasing Park

Blenheim Palace

Penshurst Place

Leez Priory

Pinewood Studio

Sheraton Skyline

Inner Temple

Middle Temple


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