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Trinidad Blue Basin

For a Minimum of Five Steel Drums, Plus Drumset, and Optional Bass Guitar

By Lisa Rogers

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Steel Drum Ensemble (6+ Players)
For a Minimum of Five Steel Drums, Plus Drumset, and Optional Bass Guitar. Arranged by Lisa Rogers. Part(s); Percussion - Steel Drum Ensemble; Score. Alfred's Steel Drum Ensemble Series. World. 20 pages. Published by Alfred Music (AP.34467).

Item Number: AP.34467


Steel drum bands are becoming increasingly more common in school and community music programs. Students from K--12, to college age and beyond, are experiencing the joy of performing on these Caribbean-created instruments. Compositions and arrangements for the steel drum band have been limited and challenging to obtain . . . until now. Alfred proudly announces Alfred's Steel Drum Ensemble Series, which will address the need for quality steel drum music written for all levels of bands. From elementary/beginning band to high school, college, community, and professional groups, the pieces you are looking for are here, expertly written by educators who have vast experience working with steel drum bands at all levels.

Trinidad Blue Basin is a traditional calypso tune celebrating the beauty of the island of Trinidad. The island features such breathtaking scenery as the Blue Basin Falls which includes a waterfall and surrounding pool in the Diego Martin river area located in northwest Trinidad. The Blue Basin Falls are approximately nine miles from the heart and soul of steel drumming and the calypso beat in Port of Spain, Trinidad.

" . . . perfect for the very young beginner on pan or the gig band needing a quick filler."
- Jeannine Remy, Percussive Notes.

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