Anthony Jay Houston

Percussion Performer and Educator.
Specializing in Jazz Vibes and Steelpan.



Upcoming Performances



Want a better idea of what my lovely mug looks like? Check out the albums below!


Church Service

Anthony is a wonderful musician–talented, flexible, creative. He provided a wide variety of music, including some last-minute creations. We were so lucky to have him with us. He plays with such expression and passion, communicating flawlessly with a diverse audience. – Teri view on original site

Betty Bash Fundraiser

We had fundraiser with a Reggae theme. Needed some love music during cocktails for approx 1 1/2 hrs. Anthony was great. Our guests loved the music. It was a perfect way to start our night out on the right foot! –Carrie Read on original site.

Wedding Review

Potts & Pans was the perfect fit for our beach wedding on the shores of Lake Michigan. We had Anthony come and preform for the ceremony and cocktail hour on our big day. He came early to set up and was very professional. My husband and I would recommend Potts & Pans to anyone looking(…)

Wedding Review

I had been planning my ceremony music with Potts & Pans for about a year. Every single time I emailed or called, I got a response within a business day or two. The song list they have is long and fun! I had a Caribbean themed wedding so I wanted to make sure they knew(…)


News & updates

Cold Weather – Great Vibes!

Cold Weather – Great Vibes!

November was a fantastic month! Facebook Likes have grown, Twitter Followers are increasing (you should follow too!), and the shows were an absolute blast! First, Potts & Pans brought a quartet out to Cool Music Stop in Harvard, IL. I played vibes, with Matt and Christina on pan, and the show was a blast. The(…)

CD Release and some Timpani

CD Release and some Timpani

Last Sunday was awesome. My day started at St. Joseph’s Parish in Libertyville. I’ve talked about how much I enjoy playing here before. This time was no exception. The music director, Ron Vanasdlen, puts together wonderful services filled with exceptional music, and fits us all into a tiny corner of the church! We had piano, organ,(…)