2004 - Video: Stradivarius Of Steel – The Ellie Mannette Story

Last Updated on 14. October 2021

Documentary by des-Sound Productions -2004

min 3:30 : about early Steelpan 1930/1940s

  1. Min. 3:21 “but the first one that was musical had a convex shape with about 4 litte nobs … and each one of these little dome shapes had a different pitch”
  2. Min. 5:11 “he [Manette] was also the very first one who made a concave drum. Previous to him all things were convex.”