Steel drummer Nigel Thomas from the Caribbean island of Grenada has been playing steel drum in St Louis, Chicago and the entire US for over 20 years. Nigel has been featured on FOX 2 News and Channel 11 (KPLR) News. Whether you want to take a temporary virtual tour in the tropical islands, grab your Margarita, umbrellas, colorful clothes and some island snacks and you ALMOST have the Caribbean in your backyard. Continue to close your eyes, think about your footstep in the sand on the beach, the only thing missing to make this event COMPLETE and memorable is live steel drum music featuring Nigel Thomas from Grenada.
Working as a soloist steel drummer, Nigel has developed a smooth enjoyable playing style which has made him a favorite for everything from small private parties, weddings, graduations, rehearsal dinners, anniversary, engagement, reunion, resorts, hotels, to large public and corporate special events and more! As a pan or steel drum artist, he plays lots of genre including soca, calypso, reggae, dancehall, zouk, salsa, samba, cha-cha, mambo, latin, pop, jazz, soul and blues. His rhythmic sounds can be heard throughout Missouri, Illinois, Indiana and Kansas, which include cities like Saint Louis, Kansas City, Chicago and Indianapolis. He and his steel drums are definitely made for each other.
Nigel has been entertaining audiences for more than 20 years through his innovative music that combines the melodic brightness of the Caribbean steel drums with the driving rhythms of Calypso and Latin Jazz.
On your special day, you want your event to be memorable. You can view SteelDrumFlavor's website for further details on pricing, availablility, videos, audios and many more.
Children's Birthday Parties
Sweet 16 Parties
Wedding Cocktail Hours
Amazing GraceJohn Newton
Baby I Love the WayUB40
Bachannal LadyDavid Rudder
Bahia GirlDavid Rudder
Barometer SoupJimmy Buffet
BazodeeAllison Hinds and Square One
Both of ThemMighty Sparrow
Bridal Song (Here Comes the Bride ) Richard Wagner
Brown Eyed GirlJimmy Buffet / Van Morrison
Brown Skin GirlHarry Belafonte / King Radio
Buffalo SoldierBob Marley
Candle In The WindElton John
Cantina BandStar Wars
Can't Help Falling in LoveUB40
Carols of the BellPeter Wilhousky
Cha Cha SandwichPhil Hawkins
Changes In LatitudeJimmy Buffet
Cheeseburger in ParadiseJimmy Buffett
Coco JamboMr President
Cokay CokaySt Lucia Soca
Come MondayJimmy Buffett
Coral ReefKent Arnsbarger
Could You Be LoveBob Marley
Cruizin' JamaicaBy Lalo Davil
Day O (Banana Boat Song)Harry Belafonte
De Conga Line (Bump & Wine)Spice
Dead or AliveSherwayne Winchester
Don't WorryBe Happy
Don't Turn AroundAce of Bass
Drunk and DisorderlyMighty Sparrow
Dus In Deh FaceDavid Rudder
ENTIRE SONG LIST AT
Feliz NavidadJosé Feliciano
Get Something and WaveSuper Blue
Give 'Em UpCaribbean Vibes
GuantanameraJose Fernandez Diaz / Pete Seeger
Have Yourself a Merry Little ChristmasJudy Garland
He Reigns (Awesome God)Kirk Frankin
Here Comes the Bride (Bridal Song or Wedding March)Red Lou / Felix Mendelssohn
Here I AmUB40
Hot Hot HotArrow
Hotel CaliforniaThe Eagles
I Can See Clearly NowJ. Nash / Jimmy Cliff
I Shot the SheriffBob Marley
I'm Yours Jason Mraz
Iko Iko / Brother JohnNeville Brothers
In the SummertimeMungo Jerry / Shaggy
Ipanema (Bossa Nova)Antonio Carlos Jobim
Iron Lion ZionBob Marley
Is this LoveBob Marley
Island In the SunHarry Belafonte
Jamaican Farewell (Kingston Town)Jimmy Buffet
Jesu, Joy of Man Desiring Johann Sebastian Bach
Jingle BellsJames Lord Pierpont
Joy To the WorldPercy Faith
Jump In the Line Shake SenoraHarry Belafonte
Jump and WaveAjamu
Killing Me SoftlyFugees
Kiss The GirlLittle Mermaid / Disney
La BambaLos Lobos
La La LeyRussell Cadogen
Lady In RedChris De Burgh
Lean on MeBill Withers
Limbo RockChubby Checker
Little Drummer BoyKatherine K Davis
MacarenaLos Del Rio
Madder than datMachel Mantano
Mambo MindoroCal Tjjader
Max It UpDestra
Melda OMighty Sparrow
Mo JavaLalo Davila
My WayFrank Sinatra
No Woman No CryBob Marley
No Work No Food TonightTangler
Ode to JoyLudwig van Beethoven
Old Time SomethingHigh Intensity
Old Woman We Taking HomeTalpree
One LoveBob Marley
One Moment In TimeWhitney Houston
Pan In A MinorLord Kitchener
Quando Quando QuandoMichael Buble
Rant and WaveChristopher 'Tambu' Hubert
Red Red WineUB40 & Neil Diamond
Redemption SongBob Marley
Rhythm is Gonna Get YouMiami Sound
Rhythm of CalypsoPhil Soloman
Ritmo SuaveLalo Davila
Roll ItAllison Hinds
Rum & Coke ColaLord Invader
Samba Pa TiSantana
Silent NightStille Natht
Silver BellsBob Hope
Sly MongooseCalypso Rose
Somewhere Over the Rainbow Israel "IZ" Kamakawiwo?ole
Somewhere Over the Rainbow Harold Arlen
Soul LimboTerry Manning
St ThomasSonny Roll
Star-Spangled BannerFrancis Scott Key
Steelband ParadiseRay Holman
Stir It UpBob Marley
Sugar Bum Bum (soca)Lord Kitchner
SunsetLen “Boogsie” Sharpe & Evan Brubaker
Swinging EngineBurning Flames
Three Little BirdsThree Little Birds
Trini To The BoneDavid Rudder
Turn Me OnKevin Little
Unchained MelodyAlex North
Under The BoardwalkThe Drifters
Under the SeaDisney / Little mermaid
Waiting In VainBob Marley
Wedding MarchFelix Mendelssohn
WineTaxi (Colin Lucas)
Woah DonkeyUnited Sisters
YumbambeJoseph Estevez Jr & AlejandroGonzalo
Zouk La Se Medikaman Nou NiKassav
Beach Music One Man Band
Jazz One Man Band
One Man Band
Top 40 One Man Band
World Music Singer
$200 - $2000
Steel Drum Flavor
Lord Kitchner, Mighty Sparrow, Harry Belafonte, Jimmy Buffett, Bob Marley, UB40, Eli Manette, Boogsie Sharp, Andy Narell, David Rudder, Augustus Pablo, Van Morrison, Antonio Carlos Jobim, Santana, Elton John, and Billy Joel.
Corporate Function in Hazelwood, MO on 11/21/2013
"Nigel was incredible, his music and energy filled our building. Everyone loved the entertainment. Nigel was on time, courteous and easy to work with. I would definitely hire Nigel again for any of our functions. You should too. "
- Gina F.
Concert in Saint Louis, MO on 02/22/2013
"Absolutely amazing performance! Can't get any better!"
- Ansha J.
Banquet in Memphis, TN on 05/11/2012
"He was GREAT!!!!!"
- Nutashia H.
Event in St Louis, MO on 11/03/2011
"We absolutely loved having Nigel Thomas at our event last week. He could not have been more accommodating, more talented, and more fun to have at our party!! Everybody raved about how fabulous Nigel was! He added so much to our evening and we would definitely use him again!"
- Julie K.
Wedding Cocktail Hour in Cottleville, MO on 10/02/2011
"He was very accommodating, and he learning songs for us, I would definitely recommend him and hire him again in the future!"
- Timothy S.
Wedding Reception in Wentzville, MO on 07/23/2010
"Nigel is a great entertainer, very professional and is very talented. I would definately recommend him. "
- Amy R.
Corporate Function in Saint Louis, MO on 07/16/2010
"We hired Nigel for yet another event and again he did not disappoint. He was the heart of the party. He is very energetic and passionate about his music. He worked the audience very well and folks can't stop talking about him. The crowd kept shouting Encore, Encore! They took all his business cards in a heartbeat."
- Dave K.
Corporate Function in St Louis, MO on 07/10/2010
"We had Nigel for a party in our country club for about 100 people. He was the greatest! Our guests are still raving about him. He was energetic for the entire three hours. He was professional and very accommodating. We are definitely going to hire him again for any event we plan on doing. His music is what made our beach party/luau day to remember, different from the rest!"
In addition to Saint Louis, Nigel Thomas - Steel Drum Flavor will also travel to East Saint Louis, Lovejoy, National Stock Yards, Venice, Madison, East Carondelet, Dupo, Granite City, Belleville, Caseyville, Collinsville, Fairview Heights, Columbia, Florissant, Millstadt, Saint Ann, Bridgeton, Hazelwood, Maryville, Edwardsville
and many other locations in and around the Saint Louis area.
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