Percussionist Joe Sonnefeldt has been performing in Chicago and the midwest for more than 30 years. Playing steel drum, he leads both the “JoeSounds Caribbean Band” and steel drum bands of various sizes. Joe can also be heard in downtown theater orchestra pits. He played percussion for Disney’s Aladdin during its 2017 Chicago run.
Joe plays vibes in several musical settings. He’s currently with “Raices Profundis” led by percussionist Ruben Alvarez (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Trd4hd8bwdc) and has performed and recorded with “Poi Dog Pondering” among others. Joe also plays congas, other hand drums, and a long list of percussion instruments in a variety of styles including jazz, Latin jazz, Zydeco, and more.