Musical Configurations


Performing everything from traditional island songs to classical jazz, John can perform solo either with or without accompanying tracks to create the perfect atmosphere for any special event!


Combing the steel drum with guitar or piano and a vocalist changes the dynamic of musical entertainment. A perfect sized group for more intimate events with a little extra kick!

Full Band

The John Patti Project can range from a four to seven piece band that will rock any event with a unique island twist that enhances an enthusiastic party atmosphere.

Special Guest

John can be brought in to join any band adding another level of entertainment and unique sound to a group performance.

Educational Speeches

John gives educational talks about the history of the steel pan and stories of the instrument’s early development in Trinidad. Audience members walk away with a better understanding and appreciation of how the instrument is made, tuned, and its evolution from an oil drum to the present day sound.

This performance is perfect for schools programs, corporate events, retirement communities and more.

Special Events


-Ceremonies – from Beethoven to Belafonte, John’s rendition of classical and traditional wedding songs make your everlasting memory extra special. Pre-ceremony, processional, recessional and everything in between will be performed with a sophisticated steel pan sound.

-Cocktail Hour – Kickoff your celebration with a laid back and classy Island flare. John includes various genres of jazz, calypso and even classic rock hits in his repertoire to make a spectacular start to an incredible evening!

-Rehearsal Dinner – Steel pan music is a great way to set the tone of an exciting evening. Have your guests enjoy the sound of the islands at your event!

Bring “Island style” to any event and make it a truly unique experience.

-Corporate Events

-Grand openings
-Trade Shows