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Hi both,

We just wanted to say a huge thank you for your performance at our wedding on Saturday. We always wanted our wedding to be a fun and relaxed Sussex country wedding with a taste of the Caribbean (to acknowledge Asher’s heritage) and you guys were absolutely fantastic in helping us to achieve that…..and it was great to see Asher and others having a go! We and all our guests absolutely loved it, and we would have no hesitation in recommending you to others.

Thanks once again, and we wish you all the best,

Simon and Asher Prower – September 2018


I can’t put into words how amazing the band were.
It made the wedding PERFECT! They were so brilliant with the crowd & let my nephew join in.
Can I leave a review anywhere?
Please send on our thanks to the band, they really made the day extra special & we are so happy. It was honestly magical & they were my best Booking!!!
Thank you!
Katie & Sean x  – June 2018

Hi Titus

The event was fantastic thank you and I wouldn’t have been without the band. They were wonderful! So many of our guests have commented on how good the entertainment was so thank you so much.

Please pass on my thanks to the band. They were just what we wanted and made it a really special night.

Kind regards
Laura – May 2018

Hi Titus,

I just wanted to pass on my thanks to you to give to the incredible steel band that performed at the Housebuilder Brain Game on 3 May 2018. They were absolutely fantastic, and I know there are a few more bookings coming from Marie Curie for them in the upcoming months!

Very best wishes,


Hi Titus,


I’ve been trying to post a review for John and the rest of the band who played at our party last Sunday. Would you do me a favour and post this to the appropriate web site ( see below).

Thanks for your help too!


Best wishes,




I wanted a steel band for our party last week, but most of them were over my budget.

I had an email from Titus (via www.musicforlondon.co.uk) who put me in touch with John Thomas and The Caribe Allstars Steel Band and I have to say I cannot thank these guys enough. I have received nothing but positive comments about the band and how it was a pure stroke of genius having them play; they really made a small garden party very special.

The children got involved and they were extremely patient and kind, letting them play the drums – this was the highlight for me.

From a cost point of view they were worth every penny and I highly recommend them.

Thank you also to Titus for his fast & pleasant response to my emails.


Lynda & Dave Thompson – July 2017

Thank you!


I can express how fantastic you were and what a big part you played in our wedding. The energy, joy and love was evident and you made the first half of our day so fun and special and something all the guests are still talking about. You were just fantastic and I am so lucky to have found you to play at our wedding.


Thank you for making our special day even more special.


Janine & Håkan x

November 2016

Good afternoon Joshan


I hope that this email finds you well.


On behalf of the team here, I wanted to say another big thank you to you and the rest of the band for a fantastic performance at our event on Saturday.  We received lots of positive feedback and many comments of people enjoying the music you played.  Hopefully it sparked interest for you and other bookings will come through from your time performing in the high street.


Kind regards

Emma White |  Southend Theatres

November 2016

Dear Titus,  John and all band members

I,d like to say thank you very much for Saturday Louise and Chris’s wedding.
I had managed to keep you a surprise from her until she saw you and I think you saw how happy she was. Good result.
Everybody enjoyed your playing and you helped to make the day memorable for her and the guests
Very best regards
From  Jill
September 2016


Dear Titus,

John Thomas and his band were excellent and highly complimented by those attending our event last night.

We are now setting in process payment of the invoice.

Thanks and best wishes,

Rachel – July 2016


Dear Titus

Just a quick note to say how fantastic the Steel Band were. They sounded absolutely brilliant and everyone at the party commented on what a lovely sound they made. A few people have asked me for the contact details so I hope that they get some more bookings from them.
Many thanks
Karen – June 2016


Hi Titus,

I just wanted to say that we had a fantastic evening and the band were excellent. All of the staff here had an excellent time and the band were a lot of fun – perfect for our event. Please pass on my thanks, and compliments.

Kind Regards

Jack – Wavex  Technology UK – June 2016


Dear Titus

We were blown away by the steel band trio on the morning of our school opening. It was enjoyed by all and made the atmosphere and occasion so special. Thank you for everything.

Andrew W – Oasis Academy – September 2015


Dear Titus

On behalf of the Friends of Belmont, I wanted to express our huge thanks to the incredible steel band for braving the drizzle and supporting B-Fest this year and to you for helping to make it happen!
The band were amazing and we have had so much positive feedback about them. They really gave the day a carnival feel and helped create a wonderful atmosphere! We would definitely be keen to use them again in the future!
We raised a huge £9334 this year – an all time record and we are obviously thrilled with that result! Half of that will be going to our designated charity, Spread a Smile.
Thanks once again for helping to make the day such a success!
With Best Wishes,
Abi – July 2015



Hello and happy new year.

Just back to work today after a good break. The party we had was wonderful and the band were genuinely excellent. We’ll definitely be in touch again soon about more performances. Our garden bar sounded great with the Caribbean vibes, and lots of people commented that it was a great way to bring in the new year.

Thanks once more,


Hi Titus,

Hope you’ve had a good weekend.
I just wanted to drop you an email before we head off on honeymoon to say thank you to the band for their brilliant performance at our wedding reception on Friday. They created a lovely laid-back atmosphere during the drinks reception and later at the cocktail hour, and put a big smile on everyone’s face! Please do pass on our thanks to each of them for helping to give us our perfect wedding day.
With all best wishes,
Nina & Matty – August 2014



Hi Titus,

I hope you are well? I just wanted to say a big thank you to the guys in the band last Friday. They were really amazing and fitted in with the event perfectly. Apologies for taking so long to say this but I have only just got back to the office as I have been away.

Thanks again!

Kind Regards

Jordan Langdon – June 2014

Marwell Wildlife



I want to say a huge thank you to the musicians. They made our wedding a wonderful and special occasion. Professional, punctual and a joy to work with. My guests loved the music and it was a unique touch to our ceremony.

Thank you once again and I will most certainly be recommending your services to friends.

Kind regards

Hi I just wanted to say a huge thank you to yourself and the band. They were brilliant, everybody really enjoyed it. I especially liked being able to play with them and being told I was the happiest bride they had seen :)

Thank you again.


I just wanted to get in touch to say a huge thank you to John and the rest of the band for playing at our wedding on 6 October. They were totally brilliant and helped to set the tone of the afternoon really nicely, with everyone enjoying the music with big smiles on their faces! They were really professional and helped make the day extra special. Thanks again for getting things arranged for us, and please pass on our thanks to the crew.

Best wishes.
Sarah & Stu

Just a short note to request that you pass my sincere thanks, on behalf of all at the Oxfordshire, to the band for a great performance on Saturday.

They helped make the event a great success!

Kind Regards

Hi Titus

I unfortunately didn’t get chance to thank Carribe Steel so I wonder if you could please pass on our thanks for providing the music for our summer ball. They really were very good and fitted the occasion perfectly. The guests enjoyed the night’s entertainment.

Many Thanks
Alison Worseley

Hi Titus
Can you please pass a message on to the steel band. Unfortunately I didn’t manage to get to speak to them on Saturday as it was a bit manic!!

They were absolutley fantastic, We were really pleased, everyone commented on how good they were. We will definately be recommending them to friends and family. Thank you all again and please send on my apologies that I was unable to get to them to say thank you.

Leanne Nicholls

Thank you so much for the music on Sunday; everyone said it was one of the best things about the Feast. I was wondering if you might be available to perform again on 3 December. We’re putting on an extra special Christmas event in the evening between 5pm and 8pm with hot food, drink, performers, music and light display.

West Norwood Feast

The steel band was lovely, Mr Thomas and his daughter were charmed our children, staff and parents! This was our first School Carnival, next year we may need more of the Thomas family (or other teachers) as a bigger sound would be even better!

Sarah Q
Bonneville Primary School

I am just emailing to say thank you to John and the Carribe Steel Band for playing at our wedding on 30th July, and I would be very grateful if you could pass on our thanks. They were absolutely fantastic and everybody loved it and hasn’t stopped talking about them since. They were such a perfect surprise for all our guests (we hadn’t told anybody we had booked them!), and I wouldn’t hesitate in booking them for anything else we plan in the future.

Thank you so much again,
Teri & Matt

I just wanted to e-mail you and say a big thank you for your steel band. As per arrangements they turned up on time, played excellent music which was appreciated by all at our event. We are all still talking about the steel band and how good they were on the night.

Thank You


60th Birthday Party
Thank you so much for making our party really special, everybody commented on the steel band and thought it was a lovely idea so a big thank you to you and your team!!!!

We will definitely be using you again!!!

Best regards
Rebecca Ince

Just a quick e-mail to ask you to send our thanks to the steel band and John Thomas who played at our wedding at Orchardleigh House last Saturday (12 June). The band went down a storm and everyone commented on how great they were. We really enjoyed ourselves and were sorry we were unable to say thank you on the day.

Thanks for organising the band.

Kind Regards
Mick Sheppard

Hi John,
I’d just like you to give the Band a BIG THANK YOU for a brilliant session at my Party on Saturday, everyone really enjoyed it and although the weather wasn’t very good they made a great atmosphere.

Hope they enjoyed themselves too.

Thanks again.

Just to say we had our event last night and it was a roaring success. John and his team were amazing and really helped everyone get into the spirit. They even stayed at the end to present prizes to each team for coming 3rd, 2nd and 1st. It was a lot of fun and we will definitely recommend John and music for London to others.

Please let John know how great we all thought he was.


On behalf of everyone at Maggie’s, I’d just like to thank John Thomas and his band for such a wonderful performance on Friday evening at this year’s London Night Hike. They did an absolutely fantastic job setting the mood for all participants as they came out of City Hall having registered for the walk. Likewise they provided a fantastic accompaniment for the walkers as they left City Hall and made their way along the Queen’s Walk at the start of the route. John was even keen to come back the following morning which unfortunately was too late for us to organise but the thought was very much appreciated and we would definitely book them again for future events.

Once again thank you for organising the band for us and we hope to work together again in the future.

Ruth Charlton
Events Manager

I just wanted to say thank you so much for playing at our party on Saturday night. Everyone loved you guys and it was a beautiful sound. You created such an atmosphere. And thank you for a very long encore!

Most possibly we will see you again in the future.

Kind regards,

Just a quick email to say that Carribe Steel were brilliant on Saturday.

Thank you
Jodie Guilford

Thank you and your wonderful steel band for making our wedding day so special. They were all that we had wished for and my friends and family all enjoyed them greatly

I will definately recommend them in the future.

Regards Mr & Mrs Evans ( Nick & Maria)
I just wanted to say that the band you engaged to play at my party yesterday evening was wonderful! They played beautifully, and for the entire evening and were a delight to have with us. Thank you so much.

Best wishes,
Luke Rittner

Feedback on John Thomas at the weekend, he was excellent, great music ! Thanks for all your help & will look to refer & use your services again in the future.

Many thanks

I just wanted to say a big thank you to the Carribe duo who played for us on Saturday as I wasn’t able to say on the night. They were great.

Kind Regards

Dear Sara
Just a quick note to let you know that everything went extremely well at the Child Line Ball on Tuesday night. Caribbe were just perfect at the drinks reception as were the Bayswater Blasters for the dinner. Happily the guests took ages to walk in / get seated so they were treated to lots of carols from the girls, and we still managed to get them away by 8.30 which was good.

So thank you for all your help. You will be pleased to hear that there were about 200 CEO’s & senior heads of marketing from major UK Companies in our guest audience, and of course, any enquiries for either of your performers we will send over your way immediately!

Again, thanks & regards

We just wanted to write to thank John and his fellow musicians for a brilliant morning at school this morning. The teachers didn’t walk around the corridors this morning, they danced. The children and staff loved listening to the steel pans and we were very impressed with the way John and the others played for 3 hours without a break.

We have ordered some steel pans that John is going to make for us, so we will be looking forward to taking delivery of those in September. I haven’t got much work done this morning because I was enjoying listening to the music too much!

Please pass on our thanks and hopefully we can book you again some time

Chris Wood, School Secretary
The John Hampden School, Wharf Road, Wendover

The band was a hit and everyone enjoyed them very much. I hope to use them and your company in the future. I am always looking for good people to work with.

Sherry Klein
University of East London

Just a line to say that the Band was excellent.

Many thanks
Mark Jackman


The Carribe Steel Band is available to perform or conduct workshops all over the UK including the home counties. This includes, Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, Essex, Hertfordshire, Kent, Surrey, Sussex, Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire, Hampshire and Oxfordshire

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