STEVEN SPRINGER / TROPICOOLJAZZ
STEVEN SPRINGER is an accomplished and soulful songwriter and innovative fingerstyle guitarist with his roots firmly planted in reggae, soca and calypso.
unique musical style is a melting pot of jazz, reggae, latin, blues, rock and R&B, which combine to form a very refreshing and exceptional sound that's easy on the ears and cheers the heart.
When watching Springer
perform, audiences from around the world have been witness to an artist delivering his
music with energy, conviction and raw emotion.
Born in Trinidad, in the West Indies, Steven Springer
was inspired by the melodic lilting sound of soca and calypso, and started playing guitar at a young age.
early twenties, Springer
moved to Phoenix, Arizona and formed a band called Sanctuary, which rose to fame, winning local awards for "Band of The Year" for three consecutive years, as well as "Album of the Year," during the 1980s.
Touring worldwide, Springer was a featured artist at the 1988 World's Fair in Brisbane, Queensland, Austrialia, performing with the Trinidad Calypso Band.
Upon returning to the United States, Springer
joined Hugh Borde's world famous Trinidad Tripoli Steel Band, performing and recording with them for over ten years.
Among other numerous awards and honors, Springer
was chosen "Best Guitar Player," every year from 1990-1993, at the annual Detroit Music Awards.
is an entertaining act for any musical event, offering everything from jazz and rock to reggae, soca and calypso.
has recorded and produced over twenty-five albums/CDs alongside many of Caribbean music's most popular acts, as well as numerous jingles for radio and television.
latest project is TROPICOOLJAZZ, which is a Caribbean, latin, funk, jazz band.
Springer is currently signed with Big Big Productions and Black Kettle Records, and is featured on releases from Schoolkids Records as well as Sony Records. http://www.guardian.co.tt/entertainment/2011/09/02/philmore-wows-crowds-us-festivalshttp://www.annarbor.com/community/entertainment/guitarist_steven_springer_plays_the_cavern_club_during_european_tour_-_birthplace_of_the_beatles/