Steel Drum Mp3 Audio Clips

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Section 3 - Pop, Latin and Jazz Steel Drum mp3

Scroll down the page to listen to examples of pop, latin, and jazz tunes all played on the steel pan.

To listen to music of other genres click on the following links:

Section 1 - European Classical and Art Music
Section 2 - Calypso, Reggae, Ska and Bomb Tunes
Section 4 - Contemporary Christian Music


CATEGORY: Jazz & Jazz Fusion 

Song Title: Summertime (excerpt)
Style: Jazz
Performer: Rudy Smith Quartet
Composer: J, Mercer, J. Kosma, J Prevert
Type of steelband: Solo steelpan and jazz combo


Song Title: Dry River Blues (excerpt)
Style: Jazz
Performer: Annise Hadeed & Clive Alexander
Composer: Clive Alexander
Type of steelband: Steelpan and jazz combo

Listen for the steelpan solo played by fingers instead of pan sticks.


Song Title: Montevideo (excerpt)
Style: Jazz
Performer: Orthello Molineaux (pan) Monty Alexander (piano)
Composer: Richard Evans
Type of steelband: Steelpan and piano


Song Title: Savannah Dance (excerpt)
Style: Jazz and Calypso Fusion
Performer: Ron Reid's Sunsteel
Composer: Ron Reid
Type of steelband: Steelpan and jazz combo


CATEGORY: Pop & Latin 

Song Title: La Isla Bonita
Style: Pop
Performer: University of the West Indies Panoridim Steel Orchestra
Composer: Madonna
Type of steelband: Conventional steelband


Song Title: Always Be My Baby
Style: Pop
Performer: University of the West Indies Panoridim Steel Orchestra
Composer: M. Carey, J. Dupri
Type of steelband: Conventional steelband


Song Title: That's What Friends are For
Style: Pop
Performer: Church of the Ascension Steel Band,
1a Daisy Avenue, Kingston 6, JAMAICA,
(876) 977-4743
Composer: Burt Bacharach, Carole Bayer Sager
Type of steelband: Conventional steelband


Song Title: Bamboleo
Style: Latin
Performer: University of the West Indies Panoridim Steel Orchestra
Composer: Gypsy Kings
Type of steelband: Conventional steelband





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