Steel Drum Music: The Heartbeat of Trinidad


Originally published on Confetti Travel Cafe If you’ve ever heard Red, Red Wine by UB40, Jump in Line by Harry Belafonte, or even Crank That by Soulja Boy, then you’ve heard steel drum music. (Photo by David Gettes) Describing the sound of the steel pan musical instrument is difficult and somewhat contradictory. It has been described as mimicking the broad, fullness of a banjo, with the...

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