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March 29, 2022

At long last the virtual instrument library that Andy Narell and I began working on nearly 10 years ago has been released and is now available through Ilio – a producer and distributor of innovative and inspiring tools for musicians based in Southern California. Andy gathered 22 of the best Steel Pans created by Ellie Mannette from Basses…

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September 7, 2018

Last week the world lost a great creator and the steel band lost arguably its most influential and powerful force. Ellie Mannette died Wednesday August 29 in Morgantown WV where he had lived for the past 27 years. It’s taken me a few days since his death to even begin to find words to write…

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