About the Steel Pan 

The steelpan or steel drum is a melodic, chromatic musical instrument origionally created from a 55 gallon oil drum. Trinidad's gift to the world! The instrument is referred to as a "steelpan" in the Caribbean but often called simply a "steel drum" To lend some background, the steelpan, also known as the steeldrum, is an invention born of the people of Trinidad & Tobago. It is an acoustic musical instrument indigenous to that nation which remains to this day, the only such invention of the 20th…

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Airport Entertainment 

Steel Pan melodies greet you in arrivals At the L F Wade International Airport in BERMUDA

Cruise Ship Port Entertainment in Bermuda 

Robert Symons is an in port guest entertainer on Cruise Ships in Bermuda . He partners with Oceana, Regent Seven Seas, P&O, Crystal, Fred Olsen, Azamara, Swan Hellinic, Holland America, Cunard, 


"The local act addition to our programme proved to be a beneficial and positive experience for the guests on board and for our overnight in Bermuda. It was decided to trial the act in the Pacific Lounge, which is our Guest Entertainer entertainment venue. The act was well received and many passengers…

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With your purchase of Tropicana Steel Pan along with other Bermuda recording artists you will receive a 10% discount.

This offer is available only at:

The Music Box

Reid Street


BERMUDA 441 2095 4839 musicboxbda@logic.bm



Robert Symons has put out a new release through CD Baby!

We here at CD Baby have got pretty good memories. And we just remembered that at some point in the not-too-distant past you purchased music by Robert Symons.

We commend your impeccable musical taste and wanted to let you know that Robert Symons has a brand new release out now. It just went live on our website for sale. And we just had to let you know FIRST since you're one of the few hip and wise people who "knew them way back when." 

It is…

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The Story of Tropicana Steel Pan 



Robert Symons created Tropicana Steel Pan in 1995 while performing in the USVI as a Bass Guitarist


He realized that in order to continue successfully as a performing artist one should have knowledge of at least two instruments; one being a lead instrument and that way one will always work.


An opportunity presented itself and it was an obvious choice since he was already playing with steel pan players so relying on his musical experience, keen ear and passion he

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Steel pan man is all at sea 



Working on a cruise ship isn’t for everyone. The travel is constant and the work can be intense.Steel pan player Robert Symons got hooked in 1989 and hasn’t looked back. His latest gig was on Oceania Cruises....Click the link to read more