ATLANTA STEEL PAN & ISLAND MUSIC Bring the Caribbean sound of steel drum music to any event, venue, wedding, reception, festival, party or function! Steel drum music, accompanied by djembe, bongo & conga drums is performed by Atlanta’s favorite Steel Pan & Calypso Band! Import the live, pulsating rhythmic flavor of Trinidad & Tobago’s Carnival, Soca & Calypso led by Steel Pan Music to your event! Atlanta Steel Pan & Island Music performs: Bob Marley, Jimmy Buffet, Jamaican Reggae, Calypso, Latin, Jazz Standards & Contemporary Music! STEEL DRUM or MARIMBA accompanied by Island GUITAR & UKULELE.
As a public educator of public and private schools (Baylor and McCallie schools of Chattanooga) and universities including UTC and Georgia Perimeter College. Paul lectured World Music, Percussion, Jazz Studies and Electronic Music and directed Jazz Band and Orchestra.
Paul’s company, Atlanta Event Music, has provided educational programming since 1995, receiving the 1997 Dorothy Mullen National Arts Award for “The Bessie Bus”, a mobile jazz and blues program. Atlanta Event Music also provided audio/video production/editing and inter-active exhibits including working with the National Afro-American Museum on the traveling exhibit “When the Spirit Moves” appearing at the Smithsonian Institution.
PAUL VOGLER performs as solo percussionist on vibraphone, marimba & steel drum. Paul is also an Alternate Mode Mallet Kat endorser and proudly plays the Panyard Solid Hoop steel pans.
MP3 Atlanta Percussionist: Paul Vogler on Marimba!
A music instructor for over 20 yrs with the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, teaching Jazz studies, Electronic Music, World Music & percussion, Paul is now semi-retired and founder of Atlanta Event Music and percussionist with Atlanta Jazz Trio, Atlanta Steel Pan and Island Music and 2nd Line Atlanta.
MP3 “Watch What Happens”, Paul Vogler – Atlanta Jazz Trio
MP3 “Blue Bossa” Paul Vogler on Steel Pan with Paul Newkirk on Accoustic Guitar
MP3 “And I Love Her, Beatles” Demo track Paul Vogler with Paul Newkirk
Paul Newkirk has appeared on the bill with: Santana, James Brown, Kathy Matea, Al Green, Spyro Gyra & Peabo Bryson and has opened concerts for Joe South, B.W. Stevenson, The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band & The New York Voices and Percy Sledge.
PAUL NEWKIRK has been compared to artists: James Taylor, Paul Simon & Bob Dylan. Paul delivers a warm, engaging & energetic stage presence. His versatile 300+ song repertoire appeals to a wide variety of audiences.
Celebrate with modern music by Adele, Jason Mraz, Train, Coldplay, Stevie Wonder and more including classical guitar music of James Taylor, Paul Simon, Jim Croce and The Beatles.
“Big Band Swing, Medley: Fly Me to the Moon, The Way You Look Tonight and More.” Vocals & Guitar by Paul Newkirk, Percussion by Paul Vogler
“Blue Bossa” Paul Newkirk on Acoustic Guitar with Paul Vogler on Marimba
“It’s My Job”, Performed by Paul Newkirk
“Always A Woman”, Performed by Paul Newkirk
“City of New Orleans”, Performed by Paul Newkirk
“Muskrat Love”, Performed by Paul Newkirk