About the Band

Connecticut's Award-Winning Steel Pan Band
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The Award Winning Silver Steel Band is a Steel Drum Band based in Bridgeport, CT, directed by Jim Royle of Jim Royle Drum Studios. You can find Silver Steel playing many of your favorite Caribbean favorites as well as Soca and Calypso styled music from Trinidad and Tobago. Entering our 5th year together, Silver Steel delights audiences with our infectious rhythms resulting in spontaneous dancing, uncontrollable joy, and perpetual smiles wherever we play! Email us at: manager@silversteelband.com

The Band

The amazing people that keep this band going!

Jim Royle

James L. Royle is a native of Connecticut and former president of the state chapter of the Percussive Arts Society’s for 17 years.

Brian Ente

Assistant Director
Brian Ente is a Musician and Composer who studied at Ithaca College with Gordon Stout and Conrad Alexander.

Bob Chapin

Double Seconds

Milton Clark

Bass Guitar

Stephanie Crowe

Tenor Pan

Susan DeLeonardo

Tenor Pan

Cindi DeNatale

Triple Cellos

Neil Gollinger

Engine Room

Randy Lauro

Congas & Trianglista

Amy Lavin

Double Seconds

Pedro Mata

Tenor Pan & CMO (Chief Motivation Officer)

Wendy Probert

Tenor Pan

Jan Redfern

Full Bass

Botany Schneider

Tenor Bass (and bartender)

Sharyn Taymor


Larry Schwartz