Callaloo is the best world fusion steel pan group performing original compositions in Chicago. Scott
Johnson, composer/arranger, began writing music for Callaloo that was built on strong, sophisticated
Latin/Caribbean rhythms and recently began exploring and incorporating other styles, that, when fused,
have proven to deliver a powerful musical experience.
The percussion based group employs an amalgam of instruments – steelpans, marimba, ethnic
percussion, drum set, nylon string guitar, and bass – while combining composed, orchestrated parts with
improvisation. The percussionists switch instruments from song to song adding to the visual element of
Dinner & A Show and Theater Packages Available