UA Steel Drum Band concert airs May 21 on Western Reserve PBS
Written by Staff Report
Caribbean and calypso music by The University of Akron Steel Drum Band airs on Western Reserve Public Media (formerly PBS 45 & 49) at 10 p.m. on Tuesday, May 21.
"Hammer on Steel: Steel Band Paradise" features highlights from the UA Steel Drum Band's April 2013 concert at E.J. Thomas Hall, including guest artists Calypso singer Keet Styla, master pan player Ray Holman of Trinidad, and percussionist Tom Miller, a 1984 alumnus of the UA Steel Drum Band.
"Steel Band Paradise" was produced by students from Z-TV at the UA School of Communication under the guidance of Z-TV general manager and Wadsworth resident Phil Hoffman, an award-winning documentary producer.
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