Calypso Ted Merkle has been a musician for over 20 years. From his humble beginnings as a rock drummer to his forays into hand and mallet percussion, Ted has a always maintained a high level of dedication to his craft.
His Steel Drum playing is inspired by the master - Ellie Mannette as well as Jeff Narrell and Ed Smith. Ted can be seen and heard performing at festive events throughout the Southeast.
Steel Drums and Calypso music are his passion. Let him share that passion with you at your next: