You’ll be Jammin’ with this collection of hip songs arranged for your Jumbie Jam Steel Pan in a Reggae style. Fun-to-Play & Easy-to-Learn. Each song includes 3 parts; Melody, Harmony & Chord-Strum, allowing you to jam with multiple JJs and other instruments. Start a family band! Great for the classroom.
These songs are fun for Adults and Children at beginning or intermediate musical skill levels. The ability to read music is not required; this book includes the note letters which match the notes labeled on your Jumbie Jam. There’s more – this comprehensive book contains standard musical notation & chords for each part. Also includes a Play-Along-CD with 3 different types of play-along tracks for each song. Playing Techniques & Steel Pan Care included too.
About the Author: David Lapio’s life mirrors the eclectic nature of his music. His musical training is in classical and jazz piano, as well as percussion. He formed Tropical Steel, a one to three-piece band that immediately met success in the Southwest Florida club scene. He also freelanced with several local area bands as percussionist and steel drum player. Reggae for Steel Drums was David’s first song book launching his collaboration with Panyard to develop a diverse and exciting array of music for the Jumbie Jam and other Steel Drums.
Songs included: Three Little Birds / Don’t Worry Be Happy / Keep On Moving / Brown Eyed Girl / Drift Away / Is This Love / Red Red Wine / Day-Oh