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Biography

of Mr Gary Trotman

Contract Manager / Engineering Technician

Maintenance / Building Services Industry

Qualifications: EngTech LCGLI MIIE

Recording Artist – Musician

Session musician for over 20 years

Caribbean Music DJ / VJ

Composer – Arranger – Midi Programmer

Steel Pans – Keys – Drums – Timbales

Steel Drum Soloist Performer

Steelasophical SteelBand Solo / Duo

Photographer

Lover of Salsa and Afro-Cuban Music & dance

Proprietor of Steelasophical

 

Biography Gary Trotman

 

About Gary Trotman

   
2013 Steelasophical launches Caribbean mobile DJ music service and PA Hire service
2013 Steelasophical launches DEALicious a monday to friday 8am to 2pm special discount scheme for just £60/per performance fee
2012 Winning musical entertainment performance on the iconic Channel 4 TV cookery show Come Dine With Me
2008 Steelasophical goes 100% full time as a Caribbean musical entertainment service
2005 Timelife music USA licenses song tracks and produces a Caribbean steel drum release
   
2001 Hot on the heels of the previous successful release, adiposity ARC Music and Steelasophical collaborate on a second album recording – Caribbean Steeldrums Vol 2 – This proves to be one of the best selling caribbean steel drum album releases of all time, healing selling in over 42 countries world-wide
1998 ARC Music recording contract – Caribbean Steeldrums Vol 1
1998 Live studio performance on Mel & Sues Late Lunch TV program … playing along with the house band … guest lead vocalist – Jimmy Hill
1994 The birth of Steelasophical and the first ever booking St Pierre Park Hotel, Guernsey 
1992 Performing Keyboards, Drums and Steel Drums with a host of Function bands – Caribbean Sunrise | Caribbean Xpress | New Sound Hurricane Force Band
1987 UK Steeldrum Soloist Finalist
1986 Stardust Steel Band – Royal Festival Hall 1st music festival
1982 Started performing with Traditional Steel Bands Mick’s Band | Happy Jacks | Caribbean Sunrise | Caribbean Moods
1980 First paid booking booking at the Gunersbury Park Acton
1981 1st Public performance at Lancaster Hall Southall
1979 First introduction to learning steel drums at home
1976 A young Gary musical journey started singing in the family band – weekly rehearsals at home with Guitar’s, Organ – first ever song ‘Paul & Paula’ (Young Lovers)
  • The Musician

    Gary has been performing music as a musician for more than 20 years
  • The Recording Artist

    Music albums selling in over 42 countries world-wide
  • The Composer

    Music writer and composer – not to mention Midi Programmer

About 

Committed to making a positive difference to peoples lives - Director of Steelasophical Caribbean Musical Entertainment - Photographer - Spiritual LOA - we bring the Caribbean to you

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