Steel Drums

Exodus steelband at Panorama

Exodus steel band at Panorama

The Steel Drum is one of the newest acoustic instrument to be developed. Since its initial ¬†creation in the 1930’s i Trinidad, it has evolved into a family of instrument voices with different ensembles and a worldwide following. Use these links to start your exploration of this instrument.

BBC – Brief History of the Steel Drum

Good Beginning Video

Comprehensive Website on Steel Drums

10 Facts about Steel Drums

Video of Steel Drum Progenitor – Tambu Bamboo

Detailed Article by National Geographic Рvideos, photos, information about Panorama.  

Instruments in the Steelband

Full Steelband Performance

Virtuoso Tenor Player – Solo

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