Steelpan ambassadors : the US Navy Steel Band, 1957-1999 /

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Jackson : University Press of Mississippi,, United States, p.1 online resource (viii, 249 pages) (2017)

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History., Steel bands (Music), United States


Includes bibliographical references and index.Cover; STEELPAN AMBASSADORS; Title; Copyright; CONTENTS; Acknowledgments; INTRODUCTION Military Might, Melodious Music; CHAPTER ONE From Trash Can to US Navy Steel Band; CHAPTER TWO Pete Seeger and the US Navy Steel Band; CHAPTER THREE Admiral Dan's Pan-Demoniacs: Coming to a Town Near You!; CHAPTER FOUR Dream Along with the US Navy Steel Band; CHAPTER FIVE Men of Peace: The South American Tour of 1960; CHAPTER SIX From Carnival to Mardi Gras; CHAPTER SEVEN Steelpan Grooves: The US Navy Steel Band, 1975-1995; CHAPTER EIGHT All Quiet on the Steelband Front; Notes; Bibliography; IndexThe lost, melodious history of a Cold War drumbeat that harmonized Caribbean steel with the best of America.Description based on online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on June 07, 2017).