Please join the Friends of the Jackson Public Library for “PanNeubean Steel”, a demonstration of Caribbean Steelpan Drumming with Jeffry Clayton on Wednesday evening July 18th at 5:30 pm at the Jackson Public Library, located at 52 Main Street in Jackson, NH. This program is appropriate for all ages!
Come hear Jeffrey play Reggae, Soca, Calypso, African-Caribbean, Jazz, Contemporary, Jazz, and Classical music styles on the versatile Steelpan Drum.
The Steelpan drum started in Trinidad and Tobago, and was originally hand-made from discarded oil drums left by the U.S. Navy.
Jefferey has shared the stage with Stephen Marley, Wayne Wonder, Max Roach, The Duke Ellington Band and Chris Vadala. He has also traveled as a Music Ambassador to Germany and the Netherlands and has performed for the President and Vice President of the United States. PanNeubean Steel has played Sunday River's Parrothead Festival, at Fenway for the Red Sox and Gillette Stadium for the New England Patriots.
Jeffrey is a retired Army Band Musician with 21 years of service. He holds a BA in Sociology from the University of Massachusetts and a MM in Music Education from the New England Conservatory.
For more information, visit www.panneubeansteel.com
This lecture is free and open to the public although a $5.00 donation is welcome to offset presenter expenses. For more information, please contact the Jackson Public Library at 603-383-9731.