Behind the Scenes With Dex
Hailing from Trinidad & Tobago, Dex will create the most memorable performance at your event. He draws upon his Caribbean roots and lifelong passion for steel pan music to add the right ambience. Get in touch to book him for your next event. Call +44 (0) 7536 393420
1 - Wave (Dex & Gerald)
2 - I just called (live trio) (Dex & Juma)
3 - Pan Bailamos (E Iglesia)
4 - The Christmas Song (Dex)
All About Dex
Multi talented Pannist, percussionist, arranger, educator and vocalist Dex offers entertainment for events and functions of all kinds from calypso, reggae, jazz and soul, to the latest pop, standards and ballads.
Dex began playing Steel Pans in Trinidad and Tobago over 38 yrs ago. He have performed with a number of steel bands at numerous events and festivals, including the prestigious National Panorama, with winning bands Phase 2 and Pan Elders. Also, the Steel band Music Festival with Skiffle and Super Vybes. Some of his highlights are playing at the Trinidad and Tobago High Commission, the Princess Cruise ship, the Queen’s jubilee, Regent’s Street World festival, Chelsea flower show and The World Travel Market to name a few. He has toured France, England, Scotland, Ireland, Wales, Spain, Italy, Holland, Istanbul, Guernsey, the USA and the Caribbean.
Dex is base in London where he has played at the Notting Hill carniva with Stardust, CSI and Metronomes. He plays with Juma and Tropical Heatwave Steel band with freelance musicians.
Dex has a Grade 5 in music theory and has studied Artist Diploma in Music Performance at the University of Trinidad and Tobago. He also studied Home Recording Music Production at Morley's College in London. Dex has taught at San Fernando Boys' RC and Grant Memorial Presbyterian school in Trinidad.
Dex has put on music therapy workshops at care homes in London where the residents participated in playing and dancing to the sweets steel pan music.
Events and workshops in school are themed around steel pan history, team building, music theory and practical.
Dex usually play solo, but can put together freelance musicians to form duets, trios etc., for any event that just wants great entertainment!
Contact Dex for a quote, prices are depended on size of band and distance to venue.