Caribbean Steel Pans
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A full set of fifteen Steel Pans could be used in a classroom setting for an entire scheme of work, or as a great after school club. With fifteen percussion instruments included, an effective buddy system can be created.
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A versatile class pack, you could run a small lunchtime club, as well as deploy the additional hand percussion instruments in a variety of settings, including playing accompanying rhythms to the Steel Pans.
Everything arrived safely. The children have enjoyed using the new drums this week for the first time.The storage bags have proven very useful, with the padded layers especially.
“The instruments you sent really are wonderful, the detail on them is really nice and the little music books for the drums were a great starter.”
The hand percussion instruments can be used in a variety of scenarios and support other musical activities across all the years.
An excellent choice to bolster your existing classroom percussion, or to top up your steel pan collection with some alternative instruments for timbre variation.
Ten Steel Pans create a great opportunity to focus on the development of smaller groups of students, or half sized class groups. With the addition of ten percussion instruments, a buddy and coaching system can be established also.
Over time you could rotate the roles of the students – through observing the more able performers, the less able ones may well pick up various techniques and apply themselves more readily.
A set of Steel Pans could be a gateway to your own brand of fusion music, combining them with instruments already on offer in your department.
A brilliant introduction to Caribbean Steel Pan Music, the Jumbie Jam is an easy to play version of the Steel Pan. Players will soon be able to play traditional tunes make music as part of an ensemble. A great way to teach melody, harmony as well as essential life skills.
Adding percussion to any Steel Pan group adds layers of interest to the sound and broadens pupils’ understanding – all for very low cost.
Excellent for small group work, or combined with other instruments for whole class work.
Delighted, thank you. They are super and the students love them
With this ad-on pack you will be able to begin to employ the Percussion Buddies approach to any Steel Pan lesson. It will help you create a wide range of musical colours and textures to you music making.
The desk top version of the Jumbie Jam Steel Pan not only saves space but is the best value for money way to experience the Steel Pan music of the Caribbean. Accessible to children of all ages they love the authentic Steel Pan sound and easy to play layout of the Pans.
Playing together in a larger group and holding their own part will give students a sense of collective belonging as well as positive independence in a safe environment.
A full set of hand percussion can be a great addition to an existing steel pan set up so that you can have entire rhythmic breakdown sections of your own composition.
Caribbean Steel Pan Music on the Jumbie Jam is an easy teach as well as play. Pupils will soon be able to play traditional tunes make music as part of an ensemble. With the introduction of some class percussion and using the Percussion Buddies method many more pupils are able to take part in the music making.
With ten Steel Pans you will be able to create strong main melodies, or divide the music up into two or three lighter parts, with strong percussive interest added, too.
The desk top version of the Jumbie Jam Steel Pan not only saves space but is the best value for money way to experience the Steel Pan music of the Caribbean. Twined with a range of quality percussion instruments and using the Percussion Buddies approach every learner can join in the music making.
“What a lovely set of instruments, the children love the steel drums and they make such a beautiful sound.”
The Jumbie Jam Steel Pans and the accompanying hand percussion are efficiently sized for easy storage.
Learning the Jumbie Jam Steel Pans teaches the pupils good listening skills, a knowledge of elementary musical notation and theory and is great fun. The benefits of the sense of achievement that the pupils gain from their performances is a massive impact on self esteem.
We have received our order and everything is fine.
I’m very happy with the instruments, looking forward to using them at my school this year, the kids love the steel pans especially!
A full complement of desk top Steel Pans is an excellent choice for whole class teaching.
Excellent for general class work, ten students can play the melody whilst the percussion buddies keep a steady pulse and coach the Steel Pan players. Students can swap roles as they go.
We have received and are already using our jumbie jams. Our delivery tutors love all aspects of the instruments and are enjoying working with the local children.
We appreciate the fast delivery and excellent customer service.
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We ordered a set of 15 Jumbie Jams and they have been fantastic!
Everything arrived safely. Thank you very much.
Five Steel Pans and accompanying percussion allow ten students to buddy up and develop their skills whilst maintaining tempo, coaching and guiding each other.
Excellent for classroom use, this selection allows a core group to take a lead with the melodies whilst the rest of the group support using various hand percussion instruments.
With three of each type of instrument, solid textures can be produced, as well as interesting and exciting cross rhythms.
We are loving the steel drums.
The drums are great, and extremely popular with the children , and with me! They arrived in very secure packaging, and the storage cases are invaluable.
My Percussion Buddies Book will show you how to add hand percussion to ANY ensemble – not just to African Drumming. Extensive online audio and video support is included.
Students retain information well when taught by their peers and when repeating a task. This sort of musical activity involves both!
Everything has arrived safetly and we are happy with the product.
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Everything arrived without problems thank you.
Core rhythms to the melodies can be practised using hand percussion before moving on to the pitched Steel Pans.
“The children in Yr 1 and 2 were able to easily follow drum booklet and were playing a tune very quickly in their first lesson.”
Our drums are amazing and the children love them. We are just about to start a drum club and plan to perform to parents at the end of the summer term. Thank you for your support.
Excellent for small groups where you have a few more able students. These can take the melodies whilst you control the pulse and other rhythms on the hand percussion.
With a smaller pan size compared to the traditional oil drums, these Jumbie Jam Steel Pans are a great choice for schools with limited storage space. The hand percussion comes in a dedicated basket which also stores away efficiently.
With a smaller pan size compared to the traditional oil drums, these Jumbie Jam Steel Pans are a great choice for schools with limited storage space. The hand percussion here will also fit inside the basket provided.
Our order arrived promptly and safely thank you. The children are enjoying learning to play the drums and I would certainly recommend the pack and yourselves to anyone who was thinking of buying these instruments.
With a small selection of Steel Pans you can run a lunchtime or after school club capable of showcases and light performance work. The additional instruments will create an effective supporting timbre.
Thank you everything arrived promptly and the children and staff have been having fun playing on and learning how to play the drums.
With fifteen Steel Pans in a band you will be able to divide up the parts of the music effectively to create solid and pleasing performances.
With a band of ten Steel Pans you will create strong main melodies, or be able to divide the music into two or three light parts.
A class pack including ten Steel Pans and twenty hand percussion instruments will allow you to train up a whole class at a time, rotating the students across the instruments so your main focus can lie on the melodic development, with a cursory eye on rhythm and pulse.
Hand eye coordination will improve over time as students practise playing the Steel Pans.
The Steel Pans all have the same tuning, so peers can assist each other in learning parts accurately and consistently.
Create a visually impressive scene when performing by having the steel pans flanked by two sets of hand percussion musicians playing supporting rhythms.
The Jumbie Jam Steel Pans are efficient in their size and spacing compared to traditional oil drums which means a much smaller storage footprint.
To increase students’ aural capabilities you could set them a task to figure out how to play a well-known song by ear on the Steel Pans, and then teach it to the rest of the group.
To increase students’ aural capabilities you could set them a task to figure out how to play a well-known song by ear on the Steel Pans, and then teach it to their percussion partner.
We have received the steel pans and very excited about using them.
A full set of fifteen Steel Pans could be used in a classroom setting for an entire scheme of work, or as a great after school club.
A full complement of desk top Steel Pans is an excellent choice for whole class teaching, especially when paired up with percussion buddies who can coach and comment on the performance of their partner.
With ten Steel Pans you will be able to create strong main melodies, or divide the music up into two or three lighter parts.
We’ve received the drums and are very happy with them. So much so we’ve ordered some more!
Introducing a group of percussion instruments that can be shaken, struck and tapped will aid aural exploration in early years.
Caribbean Steel Pan music tends to involve rapid movements and rolls, even with the slower pieces, which will get the students moving.
This is the ideal pack for Whole-Class Instrumental Ensemble Teaching of Caribbean Steel Pans. Pupils will soon be able to make traditional Steel Pan music and with the introduction of class percussion using the Percussion Buddies method all pupils are fully engaged.
I absolutely cannot fault the service and effieciency of the orderig etc. Full marks from Mapledene!
With a small selection of Steel Pans you will be able to teach effective interactive withdrawal groups, or an effective lunchtime club.
With two of each instrument, call and response games can be effective as each player can efficiently mirror their counterpart.
The drums are great, and extremely popular with the children, and with me! They arrived in very secure packaging, and the storage cases are invaluable.
We received the steel drums last week-all in great condition. The pupils have loved playing them out in the sun as part of a Caribbean music project.
The stands and feet provided mean that no additional equipment is needed to play these instruments in a standing position, perfect for the audience to get a good view as well.
With a small selection of Steel Pans you can run a lunchtime or after school club capable of showcases and light performance work.
Order arrived some time ago and I am delighted with the instrumentts, particularly the Jumbie Jams! All arrived well packed and in perfect condition. Many thanks!
With a smaller pan size compared to the traditional oil drums, these Jumbie Jam Steel Pans are a great choice for schools with limited storage space.
Ten Steel Pans create a great opportunity to focus on the development of smaller groups of students, or half sized class groups.
The Jumbie Jam Steel Pan makes learning a World Music tradition simple and hugely enjoyable. It also has many cross curricular benefits for both school and pupil.
Small and compact, these instruments can be stored away easily.
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With fifteen Steel Pans in a band you will be able to divide up the parts of the music effectively to create solid and pleasing performances. The percussion with add an extra timbre to performances, making them exciting and engaging.