• Implementation of overtones, wooden mallets, 55-gallon oil drums, and layout of the tenor pan in 4ths and 5ths
  • Growing pains for the Steelband movement as artform comes under attack
  • Ellie Mannette develops the chromatic tonal structure of the tenor pan and migrates to the USA
  • Steelband ensemble established in Puerto Rico


Image Source NALIS. Taken From “The Trinidad & Tobago Steelpan: History and Evolution, Dr. F.I.R. Blake.”