Key product features
- An introduction to Jumbie Jam steel pans
- Provides instrument care tips, playing techniques, history and songs
- No experience of traditional music notation required
- CD includes practice and performance backing tracks
The Beginners Guide will help establish a solid foundation in playing technique, instrument care and effective practice habits.
It includes general instructions, music and historical/cultural information regarding the Steel Pan and its country of origin.
Songs in this guide are repetitive and use only a few pitches per song. This will acquaint you with the layout of your Jumbie Jam and help you concentrate on your technique.
Each song is presented in 2 ways - with traditional notation, and with note names so it is no necessary to be able to read music.