Steel band

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A West Indian band whose instruments are made out of oil drums called pans. The top of each drum is hammered into panels to make different pitches.

The pans can be fitted with neck straps so they can be played as the band marches, or attached to stands for static performances.


Listen to a steel band performance on this recording.

See a steel band perform here.

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