Steelband Arranger

Denzel Headley - Steelpan Music Arranger

Denzel Headley

Denzel Headley - Tunapuna Tipica
Panorama Championships
Trinidad & Tobago -
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Denzel Headley is B.A. Student of UWI, St. Augustine, Trinidad & Tobago and is a professional musician proficient in percussion, drumming and all steelpan instruments.

Mr. Headley is a member of the UWI Steel Arts Ensemble, UWI Percussion Ensemble and UWI Arts Jazz Ensemble.

He the current drummer in the Nailah Blackman’s band “SOKAH” and arranger for TIPICA Steel Orchestra.

Mr. Headley arranged for the school steel orchestra “Bishop Anstey Trinity College” placing 2nd & 3rd respectively in separate school’s Panorama competitions. The school also won the Music Festival under his arrangement.

He co-arranged for TIPICA Steel Orchestra with his father Harold Headley in 2017 & 2018.

His talent has been accentuated by various artistes: Machel Montano, Kes, Shenseea, Voice, Marge Blackman, Calypso Rose, Turner, Super Blue, Rembunction, Explainer, Gypsy, Simba Armani, Nehilet Blackman and Temperature the band with his accompaniment as a percussionist & drummer.

He has performed locally, regionally and internationally representing his country. Performances include St. Lucia, Belize, Panama, Mexico, New York.

Mr. Headley’s skills have been highlighted with the following steel orchestras over 10 years, listed are:-

  • Starlift Steel Orchestra

  • Tipica Steel Orchestra

  • Hatters Steel Orchestra

  • Angel Harps Steel Orchestra

  • Nitrogen Steel Orchestra

  • South East Port of Spain Secondary School Steel Orchestra

  • Guaico Presbyterian School Steel Orchestra

  • Gonzales Sheikers Steel Orchestra

  • Fusion Steel Orchestra

  • birdsong Steel Orchestra

  • Adlib Steel Orchestra (New York)

  • Sangre Grande Cordettes Steel Orchestra

  • Pan Evolution Steel Orchestra (New York)



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