Steelpan Goes Reggae

Mighty Jamma - Reggae Pan Classics 2
Steelpan virtuoso Mighty Jamma returns with a second volume of lively pieces that fuse Trinidad and Tobago’s steelpan music with Jamaican reggae, ska and Caribbean jazz. On Reggae Pan Classics Volume Two, Might Jamma is joined by his brother, musician and producer Barry ‘Mackadub’ Stewart.

Might Jamma is the UK’s steelpan champion and has an extensive discography. The steelpan was invented in Trinidad and Tobago in the late 1930s. Steelpans or steel drums are made from oil drums and they range from low bass to high sopranos.

Reggae Pan Classics Volume Two is a wide ranging steelpan album by one of the finest performers of this Caribbean instrument.

Author: Angel Romero

Angel Romero y Ruiz has been writing about world music and progressive music for many years. He founded the websites worldmusiccentral.org and musicasdelmundo.com. Angel co-produced “Musica NA”, a music show for Televisión Española (TVE) in Spain that featured an eclectic mix of world music, fusion, electronica, new age and contemporary classical music. Angel also produced and remastered world music and electronic music albums, compilations and boxed sets for Alula Records, Ellipsis Arts, Music of the World, Lektronic Soundscapes, and Mindchild Records. He was also the executive producer of the first Latino feature film made in North Carolina titled “Los sueños de Angélica.”.

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