Quickly learn the steel drum and the Trinidadian culture surrounding it with this comprehensive beginner's guide. A great tool for general music classrooms, it's designed for the Jumbie Jam but will work for any steel drum or other instruments. It is divided into multiple sections: steel pan care, playing techniques, music, historical/cultural information, and glossary. It also includes a play-along-CD with three tracks for each song: practice, play-along, and performance. This book is included with every Jumbie Jam deluxe kit.