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Johann Chuckaree

Johann Chuckaree - Alternate Mode Artist
Johann Chuckaree - Alternate Mode Artist

 

Johann is a tenor section leader & senior member of Phase II Pan Groove. He has also collaborated with Len "Boogsie" Sharpe to put together winning arrangements for Phase II. Phase II won six Panorama titles in 1987,1988, 2005, 2006, 2008 and 2013. Johann has performed alongside the likes of Len "Boogsie" Sharpe, Ray Holman, David Rudder, Heather Headley, Machel Montano & Raymond Ramnarine just to name a few.

Johann has enjoyed touring the globe as part of cultural contingents representing Trinidad and Tobago. Most recently in early 2013, he traveled to Berlin, Germany to take part in the ITB Tourism Conference. Previously, he accompanied Phase II to Germany for the World Cup in 2006 and has also shared his talents in Indiana, New York, Texas and California (USA). In 2012, he entertained at the T&T Olympic Cultural Village and the World Travel Market in London.

Johann lists one of his most memorable performances as sharing the stage with Trini-born Grammy award-winning recording artiste Heather Headley during her first local concert at the National Academy for Performing Arts in 2011.

Johann released his first CD “A Sweet Touch of Christmas” in 2007 and his second, “In De Yard”, in 2012. He has also been featured on CDs with Len “Boogsie” Sharpe, David Rudder & The Marionettes Chorale.

Johann is part of the St Theresa’s R.C. Church Saturday Evening Choir in Woodbrook, Port-of- Spain, where, in addition to playing the tenor pan, he is known for his musical versatility as he also plays the keyboard, the drums and even sings occasionally!

Johann currently resides in Port-of-Spain, Trinidad (W.I.) and has played at numerous corporate and private events throughout Trinidad and Tobago. 

 

Links

http://www.alternatemode.com/videos_pankat.shtml -- Johann playing the panKAT with the Indigisounds Digital Steel Pan Library