Mannheim Steamroller is a band that was formed by great people of music. These people include Jackson Berkey and Chip Davis. Mannheim Steamroller has sold almost thirty million records, and that is only within the United States. The name of the band comes from an old German format of music. This format would produce a line of music that would get louder and louder, and the base line would continuously repeat itself while staying at the same tempo and volume. There is even a school of thought that bears the name.
The biggest music they are known for is Christmas music, and this is where they have had the most success. The band has been playing Christmas music all the way up to the present years. Once they saw how much their fans loved their Christmas music they began making Christmas compact disks year after year. Their Christmas songs are the holiday favorites that are played on various Christmas stations throughout the holiday season. Mannheim Steamroller has also had the opportunity to play their Christmas music in various festivals and parades.
Mannheim Steamroller has also collaborated with many people on a variety of music. This music ranges from Christmas music, to spoken word, to even just instrumental. Whatever their fans want to hear is the music they provide. They have made over twenty albums and almost all of them have gone platinum more than one time, and some even four to six times.
These are the utmost truths about Mannheim Steamroller. Their band has won the hearts of many fans worldwide, and even to this day their music is played all over the place. Some of their music, especially from the eighties, is becoming hard to find; however, a full compact disk package can be purchased which contains all of their music ever written and composed.