The Control Band, commonly known as Control, is a Sint Maarten Caribbean and Latin music band. It is one of the most successful musical group on the island.
The band has been in existence for the last 31 years. We have changed members throughout the years.The members of.Control Band are Mirougia Richardson, Vital Carty , Raymond Carty, Jules Carty, Farley Coffie, Funk Gumbs, Sylvere Mingau, Joe Olivacce, Boonzie and guest singer Mr Reinir Lijfrock, . Control Band started as a R&B band for quite a while before branching off into various genres of music. As control began playing various styles of music doors began to open for them internationally They have played with such big artists as Kassav, Era, Percy Sledge, Orkesta de la Luz, Lucky Dube, Aventura, and the lists continues to numerous to mention. In 2012 they released they single “Rosalie “ which is still hot on the charts.
They visited the Netherlands to play for the Koningklijke Spelen last July 2007 in Den Haag which the crowd enjoyed very much. . They have traveled throughout the Antilles, the Caribbean as well as America, and as I previously mentioned the Netherlands.
They released thier cd for 2009 in December with the hit songs Keep It To Yourself
as well as Forgive me. In 2009 they have travelled to Curacao approximately 5 times and thier last performances were the opening of Curacao’s 40 years carnival and a Concert with the band Carimi.
The hit song “keep it to yourself “ have been rocking the airwaves for the past year, which made us once again made it to the top.
They also released a cd in 2008 with the hit song “Amaramante” sang by mr Jules Carty
They have been named “band of the Year on the French side of St Maarten for 2007/2009/2011/2012 and Roalie came out “song of the Year 2012 “ . Thier music is very versatile; we play soca, to salsa, R&B to reggae, Zouk to Merengue and Bachata and not forgetting Bolero and Son Montuno.
The Control Band, commonly known as Control, is a Sint Maarten Caribbean and Latin music band. It is one of the most successful musical group on the island– CONTROL BAND SXM
Jules Carty Lead singer -composer, Raymond Carty- Bass Engineer, Vital Carty Lead singer, Juni Mingua -Drums, Mirougia Richadson Lead singer, Farley Coffie Keyboards, Funk Gumbs Lead Keyboards, Soleana Rachid- Singer, Joe Olivacce- Band contact
Contact & Bookings
+17215532304 or +17215544380