Mr Panmaestro started playing music at a very early age, jamming on pots and pans etc. When he was 9 years old he moved on to playing the bass guitar and at the age of 11 started playing the steel pan. Since then he's have never looked back! The pan is such a wonderful sounding instrument, and Mr Panmaestro know's how to play it to levels of excellence.
This certainly payed off with the winnings of three (1987 1998, 1999) National Steel Band Soloist Championship of Great Britain.
After this he took up more of a commercial look at music and began producing and performing at many corporate events such as weddings, parties and cruise ships. He would regularly perform at clubs like Ronnie Scotts, The Jazz Cafe, The Cork Jazz festival, performing with some of the greats such as Courtney Pine, Richard Bailey, Wayne Batchelor, to name a few, that brought his performances to another level. Mr Panmaestro has released a number of albums, proving to be great successes all over the wolrd.
He also founded The Birmingham School of pan (BSP) which came about due to the demand by youngsters in the community wanting to play the instrument. Next step was to hire a studio, get instruments and start teaching. This proved to be very successful with the youngsters performing on TV, Radio Stations including the BBC Web site, News papers, the BSP has also performed for Sir Viv Richards, Brian Lara, performed at the Notting Hill Carnival, The Birmingham Carnival, The NEC, Symphony Hall and many more venues.