I specialize in Caribbean music (specifically reggae and dancehall) as well as pop, hip-hop, funk, early rock & roll, and country western music. I have had the privilege to play with some of Jamaica's most dynamic and well-loved artists like Everton Blender, Screechy Dan, Turbulence, Sammy Dread, and Cutty Ranks. As a guitarist and vocalist, I provide impassioned lead vocals with crisp, tasteful guitar accompaniment and back-up harmony vocals. As a drummer, I always play to service the song and groove with impeccable time. Years of gigging and touring experience have taught me how to entertain and captivate an audience with a high-energy stage presence and an unnerving work ethic.
I met Pat a few months or so ago through a friend because I was hoping to get a band to play at my family reunion last month.
They were great. Pat and his band are a very versatile bunch. I told them about the party, the number or people that were coming and the type of music that would be expected of them. Pat personally selected a large number of songs he thought would be right for the occasion.
Dealing with Pat was a pleasure. He is very fair and professional. All of them are very knowledgeable and talented musicians as they played a wide variety of songs with expertise. In addition, they played with great energy and it seems as though most of guests enjoyed them as well.
10/10 Would hire again!
I hired Patrick and his reggae band for my son's graduation party this summer. Patrick was incredibly flexible and accommodating- after playing the reggae set for the kids he played some classic cover songs so that the older crowd (unfortunately including myself!) could get up and dance. Plus, they drove out to Nassau without any grief (I have hired bands from the city before, and they are not all willing lug everything out to Long Island), and his attitude really made the whole business-side of the transaction pleasant- reasonably priced, arrived promptly. Everyone in the band was talented- they seemed tightly rehearsed and well-versed in many types of music (I don't know if it's PC but I made some requests for my shy sister, ha!), and Patrick was great at keeping the crowd entertained. And that's really what it's about- fun! They were a fun band to have, and they maintained a really positive, enjoyable presence. They worked for it- alright- but they really seemed to enjoy themselves (especially Patrick- he had a great banter with the kids) while putting in the effort all evening, and that's what really sets them apart as a band for hire (in my opinion). Overall, I'm very happy with my experience (and so was my son + friends, ha!) Did I mention they don't sound too bad, either?! Will be calling them back to the Island again next time I get to throw a celebration!
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