The Trinidad All Steel Percussion Orchestra (TASPO), formed to attend the Festival of Britain in was the first steelband whose instruments were all made from oil drums. Members of TASPO included Elli Mannette and Winston "Spree" Simon.
Good time Charlie! As a very game Prince of Wales spins plates and rock climbs in Guernsey, FEMAIL looks back at the high jinks of our future King
Ellie mannette and the WVU Steel Drum Ensemble will be featured as part of West Virginia University’s participation at this year’s Smithsonian Institution’s Folklife Festival celebrating land-grant institutions.