Southpaw Isle

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Southpaw Isle Steelband
Background Information

Origin

Keego Harbor

Genre

Reggae

Years Active

2002 - Present

Record Label

Jumbie Records

Members

Mark Stone
Miguel Gutierrez Sr
Lesley-Anne Stone
Chinelo Amen-Ra
John Dana

Website

Stone Sound Collective

Associated Acts

Mark Stone Trio
Stone Sound Collective

About

While rooted in Caribbean pan tradition, Southpaw Isle continually stretches the limits of the steelband sound. The group's repertoire includes jazz, classical, samba, calypso, and original compositions. As the only non-Caribbean ensemble to perform at the 2004 World Steelband Festival in Trinidad, Southpaw Isle is truly dedicated to this amazing melodic-percussion instrument.

The group has presented workshops, assemblies, and educational concerts for students of all ages, including three sold-out performances as part of the Detroit Symphony Orchestra's Tiny Tots Concert Series at the Max M. Fisher Music Center.

Southpaw Isle Steel Band L-R Miguel Gutierrez Sr., John Dana, Lesley-Anne Stone, Mark Stone, Chinelo Amen-Ra

Discography

CD's/Digital downloads:

  • Carol of the Pans (2006) cdBaby

Videos

External Links

Website