Steel Drums


Musicians Angered by Violence at West Indian-American Day Parade

Tuesday, September 06, 2011

A day after high levels of gun violence rocked the West Indian-American Day parade, musicians who march every year expressed frustration and anger.

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In Brooklyn, Steel Drum Orchestras Gear Up for Carnival Competition

Friday, September 02, 2011

Brooklyn is home to the best steel drum orchestras outside of Trinidad. As the West Indian-American Day Carnival approaches, they're getting ready for the annual Panorama competition.

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Brooklyn's West Indian Day Carnival: A Panorama of Steel Drums

Friday, September 03, 2010

It's often said that the Trinidadian steel pan is the only acoustic instrument invented in the twentieth century. This Saturday, it gets the spotlight at the steel drum "Panorama" competition.

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