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Dream Along with the US Navy Steel Band

Andrew R. Martin

in Steelpan Ambassadors: The US Navy Steel Band, 1957-1999

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496812407
eISBN:
9781496812445
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496812407.003.0005
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter investigates key elements from each of the US Navy Steel Band's studio album and film projects in order to contextualize their individual place within the historical trajectory of the ... More


From Carnival to Mardi Gras

Andrew R. Martin

in Steelpan Ambassadors: The US Navy Steel Band, 1957-1999

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496812407
eISBN:
9781496812445
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496812407.003.0007
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter illustrates the US Navy Steel Band's musical and cultural influence throughout New Orleans and the Gulf Coast. By the late 1960s, the US Navy Steel Band moved past its high-profile early ... More


Steelpan Grooves: The US Navy Steel Band, 1975–1995

Andrew R. Martin

in Steelpan Ambassadors: The US Navy Steel Band, 1957-1999

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496812407
eISBN:
9781496812445
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496812407.003.0008
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter focuses on the US Navy Steel Band's adolescent years—1978 to 1995. In 1976 alone they performed nearly four hundred performances as part of the US Navy's all-out publicity blitz to ... More


Admiral Dan’s Pan-Demoniacs: Coming to a Town Near You!

Andrew R. Martin

in Steelpan Ambassadors: The US Navy Steel Band, 1957-1999

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496812407
eISBN:
9781496812445
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496812407.003.0004
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter analyzes the early success of the US Navy Steel Band. Admiral Gallery's public relations wizardry is on full display in the US Navy Steel Band's early prominent national and ... More


From Trash Can to US Navy Steel Band

Andrew R. Martin

in Steelpan Ambassadors: The US Navy Steel Band, 1957-1999

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496812407
eISBN:
9781496812445
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496812407.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter details the genesis of the US Navy Steel Band, an act born of Admiral Daniel Gallery's ambition. The admiral attended the Trinidadian Carnival in both 1955 and 1957, and was spellbound ... More


Men of Peace: The South American Tour of 1960

Andrew R. Martin

in Steelpan Ambassadors: The US Navy Steel Band, 1957-1999

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496812407
eISBN:
9781496812445
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496812407.003.0006
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter chronicles the US Navy Steel Band's twelve-country tour of South America as ambassadors for the People-to-People initiative. Beyond the length and physical distance covered, the South ... More


All Quiet on the Steelband Front

Andrew R. Martin

in Steelpan Ambassadors: The US Navy Steel Band, 1957-1999

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496812407
eISBN:
9781496812445
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496812407.003.0009
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter looks at how the budget axe finally came down on the US Navy Steel Band, despite their good deeds and musical importance to the region—not to mention some 20,000 performances worldwide. ... More


Introduction: Military Might, Melodious Music

Andrew R. Martin

in Steelpan Ambassadors: The US Navy Steel Band, 1957-1999

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496812407
eISBN:
9781496812445
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496812407.003.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This introductory chapter briefly discusses an in-depth study of the US Navy Steel Band and its relationship within the scope of two overarching narratives: the development of post-WWII military ... More


Steelpan Ambassadors: The US Navy Steel Band, 1957-1999

Andrew R. Martin

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496812407
eISBN:
9781496812445
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496812407.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

“Maybe you won't like steel band. It's possible. But it's been said that the Pied Piper had a steel band helping him on his famous visit to Hamelin.” When the US Navy distributed this press release, ... More


Tradition Reaffirming Itself in New Forms: An Overview of Trinidad and Tobago Folk Dances

Hazel Franco (ed.)

in Making Caribbean Dance: Continuity and Creativity in Island Cultures

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813034676
eISBN:
9780813046303
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034676.003.0020
Subject:
Music, Dance

Hazel Franco braids the many strands of the two islands' (Trinidad and Tobago) folk dance cultures with their histories. She focuses on Afro-Trinidadian dances and their underlying African heritages ... More


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