ROCK AND REGGAE
WITH A CARIBBEAN FLAVOR
Solomon Gabriel, known as “Solomon” has been a musician, vocalist and songwriter for the past twenty (20) years. Born in the Caribbean Island of Trinidad and Tobago, this multi-faceted musician produces nearly everything from calypso, rock, reggae and an alternative assortment of world beat fusions. His style is a fusion between rock and reggae with a Caribbean flavor. The lyrical content of his music is usually described as “intellectually thought provoking”, always with a very serious message.
Solomon played the pub circuits of Trinidad and Tobago and recorded his first album “Full Blown Full Grown”as an independent artiste in 2000.
His first performance outside of Trinidad and Tobago was in 2000 at the Caribbean Music Exposition in Ocho Rios, Jamaica where he shared the stage with Morgan Heritage and The Marley Brothers of Jamaica. He then produced his second album in 2002 “No Endorsement Required” and in 2003, Solomon went on to perform at “Flavours of The World” and “Connecticut Carnival Festival in Hartford,” Connecticut, USA.
For the next few years Solomon embarked on promoting his music with a series of concerts in all public spaces throughout Trinidad.
He then went on to produce two more albums,”State of Our Affairs” and “Solomonism” making it four albums to date.
In 2010 Solomon performed at the “Tobago Jazz Festival, Heritage Park, Pigeon Point Tobago sharing the stage with Erykah Badu and Chaka Khan.
In 2012 he performed at the Trinidad and Tobago Cultural Village, Tricycle Theater, London, England, for the Olympics 2012.
In 2013 he performed at “Reggae on The Bay” again sharing the stage with Beres Hammond, Taurus Riley and Coco Tea.
Solomon has only recently been booked for a full length performance entitled Songs of Solomon at the De Nu Pub in Port of Spain Trinidad.
Solomon’s music can be heard on Radios throughout the Caribbean.