Wednesday, May 02, 2012

Pan Pan! by Harry Best

2CanPan Duo of Moraga CA

Husband and wife duo Yvonne and Mike light up the Moraga Farmers' Market with some sweet pan playing Jimmy Buffett's Volcano.

Best of Brisbane

Harry Best plays 1-yr-old Birthday Party celebration in Brisbane Sunday April 29.

Spice Man at the Dock

Paul Snagg at the St. Francis Yacht club Opening Day Sunday April 29.

Harmonics sighting!

Paul Snagg and Peter Best of the Harmonics in Redwood City Health Fair April 21.

Andy Narell and Our Boys Retro

Sharon Baird and Our Boys on the Road for SF Carnaval

 Sharon Baird will be leading the Trinidad and Tobago Steelband on the road in the San Francisco Carnaval Memorial Day weekend. Parade starts at 10am on Mission Street.

 Come out and join for us for a day of steelpan music on de road for the SF Carnival with the Trinidad and Tobago Steelpan along former members from Our Boys Steel Orchestra, Bruce, Sharon, Ollison, Skiffle Bunch and The Coffee Boys member, Terry Kinsale Figuera, Chabot Panhandlers member Anna Talamo, along with lengendary percussionist Val Serrant, Zwadie - Grenada, Hugh Humphrey - T&T, Carlyle Garrett - St. Vincent, Harry Best - St Lucia, La Mantia (Liz) - Cali and a host of others. De truck will be on de road, with pulsating steelpan music for yuh to wine yuh bumcy, play yuh self or shake yuh choice is YOURS. T-Shirts will be on sale for $20.00..pic's to follow soon. dey nice. YOU MUST BE IN SHIRT IN ORDER TO JOIN DE BAND, so get yours early.

Steel Jam in May

         Steel Jam @ Beringer Vineyards 
 & Marsh Manor Center
May 3 & 5
Public Performances
Gary and Otto of Steel Jam during Drum Solos
Gary & Otto during drum solos at Beringer VIneyards.

    Recent Bookings:
  • San Francisco Yacht Club's "Opening Day" celebration.

  • Rock Wall Wine Co.'s Wine Luau & Open House.

  • Beringer Vineyards.

  • CBRE Seaport Centre Earth Day Luncheon.
  • Steel Drum History Lecture & Concert at The Veterans Home of California.
  • Private graduation party.
  • Private birthday party.

  • Steel Drum History Lecture & Concert at Laguna Honda Hospital, May 2.
  • "Heritage Night" celebration at a Bay Area elementary school on May 16.

  • "Hillsborough Kitchen Tour of Homes" on Fri., May 18.

  • Performance for the CA Retired Teachers Association, May 21.

  • Interactive steel drum facilitation for Legal Aid of Marin event, June 1.

  • Oakland Zoo's "Walk in the Wild" Annual Fundraiser, June 23.

Steel Jam Logo
At the San Francisco Yacht Club's "Opening Day" celebration:
Steel Jam performs at SF Yacht Club 2
Mary Spalding at 3-6-09 SJ CAS
Mary (above) at a California Academy of Sciences performance.
Catch Steel Jam this week at:
  • Marsh Manor Center, Thursday, May 3, 6-8 PM as part of their "Live Music on the Patio!" series. (Florence St. @ Marsh Rd., Redwood City.)  Click here for more info.

News clip regarding our previous appearance at Marsh Manor Center, (Palo Alto Daily News):
Steel Jam at Marsh Manor Shopping Plaza-Palo Ato Daily News


  • Beringer Vineyards, Saturday, May 5, from 12-5 PM.  Usual tasting fees apply. (2000 Main St. in St. Helena). Check Beringer's website for more winery info.

Beringer guests (below) dancing to Steel Jam.
Dancing to Steel Jam tunes at Beringer Vineyards
Hope you can come on out
to have a listen
or do some dancing!
The summer party season is just around the corner and Steel Jam can help solve your entertainment needs.

Steel Jam @ the Corinthian Yacht Club 9-1-08 2 A small graduation party, a company picnic for hundreds, or a conference for thousands--Steel Jam makes the entertainment a success!
We also offer fun, hands-on, interactive sessions for team building, parties, fairs, festivals, etc. Email me for details and rates.

Bring on the summer!

Mary Spalding

Watch video here of a 1-min. clip at a Google picnic performance.               
Cell:  (415) 823-4601
Email Link:

Pan Tune Up Time! Call Joe Kelly!

It's that time of year just before the gigging season gets in full swing. time to get that annual tuneup on your pan. Joe Kelly has opened shop for the season and is ready to make your pan sound like new again. Call him at 415 672 3846.