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Metronomes Steel Orchestra

Metronomes Steel Orchestra

Metronomes Steel Orchestra are a long running London based group who teach and perform steelpan music. They run weekly classes at their panyard based at Meanwhile Gardens, teach in schools and give regular public performances. The highlight of their year is Notting Hill Carnival when it takes part in Panorama, the annual steelband competition, and have a float in the Carnival procession. With both traditional styles and contemporary approaches to their shows, the group are equally at home playing Caribbean classics, modern covers or recording with Grime artists.

Although the band existed previously under different names, Metronomes Steel Orchestra was officially formed in 1973 by Phil Dubique and Irvin Corridan. Metronomes perform at various events all over the UK, from festivals to award ceremonies, including the 2009 Calabash Awards. They have previously completed international tours in Leipzig, Germany on an invitation from the Trinidad and Tobago High Commission in September 2005 and the Paléo Festival in Nyon, Switzerland in 2011. Most recently, they performed with UK Grime artist, Kano, for a Spotify Live Session for his song ‘Pan Fried’ and performed with him during his 2019 tour at the Royal Albert Hall.

Metronomes Steel Orchestra are also available for workshops.

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