"Your performance on steel drums brought the tropics to our luau party and took our minds off the cold and snowy day..." MORE →
"Nigel, you were simply amazing on your steel drum. You were the complete success for our luau - hawaiian party..." MORE →
"... We have hired a steel drum performer before, but you far surpassed our expectations..." MORE →
"...You were very gracious and accommodating and knew just the right pacing and sound for our crowd..." MORE →
"... I would strongly recommend your steel drum for any function, whatever the theme." MORE →
"Your song list had a little something for every one and they sure appeared to be enjoyed themselves. Best of all, my husband Sam was thrilled!" MORE →
"I have to give you a perfect 10, for that performance on Steel Drums in Creve Couer Lake. Dude you’re extraordinarily gifted..." MORE →
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. Steel Drum Flavor was voted “Bride’s Choice 2012” Award – WeddingWire for St. Louis Area. 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 or Hawaii 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.
Working as a soloist steel drummer, Nigel has developed a smooth enjoyable playing style which has made him a favorite for everything from small luau - hawaiian private parties, wedding ceremonies, cocktail hours, rehearsal dinners, birthdays, graduations, 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 Jamaica, Missouri, Illinois, Indiana, Tennessee, Ohio, Iowa, Kansas, Arkansas, Kentucky, Alabama, Oklahoma, Minnesota and Nebraska, which include cities like Saint Louis, Chicago, Kansas City, Memphis, Indianapolis, Fayetteville, Cincinnati, Louisville, Green Bay, Des Moines, Minneapolis and Omaha. He and his steel drums are definitely made for each other.