Latest Videos - Ian Dobson 2018-01-21T04:43:43Z http://iandobson.ning.com/video/video/rss?xn_auth=no Awesome Pete Seeger Folkways Film about Steel Drums! tag:iandobson.ning.com,2014-01-28:2520568:Video:28066 2014-01-28T19:48:02.195Z Ian Dobson (Drumworldtv) http://iandobson.ning.com/profile/IanDobson <a href="http://iandobson.ning.com/video/awesome-pete-seeger-folkways-film-about-steel-drums"><br /> <img alt="Thumbnail" height="180" src="http://api.ning.com:80/files/ivj69U0teRRvR-*ocnbc2UrM82qxT-jiFe6oNTsG00CLf4Xqi1gPdOaoNm8OEBga3GkRCP4Am97nGw2QlHqq-Zp*ADhzIKIn/1052367243.jpeg?width=240&amp;height=180" width="240"></img><br /> </a> <br></br>The film presents Pete Seeger (who wrote a manual for playing steel drums) visiting steel drums makers and players in Trinidad. He's not a bad pan player! What a wonderful glimpse into 1950s musical culture in Trinidad AND in the United States. Compare the 1950s steel drum bands you see in this film to modern steel bands in Trinidad. And compare steel drum… <a href="http://iandobson.ning.com/video/awesome-pete-seeger-folkways-film-about-steel-drums"><br /> <img src="http://api.ning.com:80/files/ivj69U0teRRvR-*ocnbc2UrM82qxT-jiFe6oNTsG00CLf4Xqi1gPdOaoNm8OEBga3GkRCP4Am97nGw2QlHqq-Zp*ADhzIKIn/1052367243.jpeg?width=240&amp;height=180" width="240" height="180" alt="Thumbnail" /><br /> </a><br />The film presents Pete Seeger (who wrote a manual for playing steel drums) visiting steel drums makers and players in Trinidad. He's not a bad pan player! What a wonderful glimpse into 1950s musical culture in Trinidad AND in the United States. Compare the 1950s steel drum bands you see in this film to modern steel bands in Trinidad. And compare steel drum making techniques. Boy have things changed! Kids Playing Comparsa Style, Havana, Cuba tag:iandobson.ning.com,2013-09-09:2520568:Video:27797 2013-09-09T16:49:53.770Z Ian Dobson (Drumworldtv) http://iandobson.ning.com/profile/IanDobson <a href="http://iandobson.ning.com/video/kids-playing-comparsa-style-havana-cuba"><br /> <img src="http://api.ning.com:80/files/DnZsAt2*fsh01RsMCcboFiZkvMhzSMSGm3VSVNV-n69WCHADmkhj8fgmJs-c5*RhRNnTNBFPhuFhZlBjhQqFy0PU2eMgqGOs/1037940033.jpeg?width=240&amp;height=180" width="240" height="180" alt="Thumbnail" /><br /> </a><br />This is a great example of people using their creativity and resourcefulness to make music out of whatever they have available to them! <a href="http://iandobson.ning.com/video/kids-playing-comparsa-style-havana-cuba"><br /> <img src="http://api.ning.com:80/files/DnZsAt2*fsh01RsMCcboFiZkvMhzSMSGm3VSVNV-n69WCHADmkhj8fgmJs-c5*RhRNnTNBFPhuFhZlBjhQqFy0PU2eMgqGOs/1037940033.jpeg?width=240&amp;height=180" width="240" height="180" alt="Thumbnail" /><br /> </a><br />This is a great example of people using their creativity and resourcefulness to make music out of whatever they have available to them! Drum Lesson with Dalquister tag:iandobson.ning.com,2013-03-06:2520568:Video:24987 2013-03-06T19:34:05.281Z Ian Dobson (Drumworldtv) http://iandobson.ning.com/profile/IanDobson <a href="http://iandobson.ning.com/video/drum-lesson-with-dalquister"><br /> <img src="http://api.ning.com:80/files/rRUWEC*XQHzJ2Mg5BZwcfmDByH*7XdG2sbm7mgxpij7IjjR*ngDfL7yD0vL9ZuV1C2c9cbYjav7ejul9so6BtnLZFw7kYsAg/1012343182.jpeg?width=240&amp;height=180" width="240" height="180" alt="Thumbnail" /><br /> </a><br />I created this quirky piece in honor of my childhood friend Michael Dalquist. I was finishing my Master of Music degree in percussion when Michael passed awa... <a href="http://iandobson.ning.com/video/drum-lesson-with-dalquister"><br /> <img src="http://api.ning.com:80/files/rRUWEC*XQHzJ2Mg5BZwcfmDByH*7XdG2sbm7mgxpij7IjjR*ngDfL7yD0vL9ZuV1C2c9cbYjav7ejul9so6BtnLZFw7kYsAg/1012343182.jpeg?width=240&amp;height=180" width="240" height="180" alt="Thumbnail" /><br /> </a><br />I created this quirky piece in honor of my childhood friend Michael Dalquist. I was finishing my Master of Music degree in percussion when Michael passed awa... Amazing Recycalypso Action tag:iandobson.ning.com,2012-12-24:2520568:Video:20996 2012-12-24T22:07:44.065Z Ian Dobson (Drumworldtv) http://iandobson.ning.com/profile/IanDobson <a href="http://iandobson.ning.com/video/drum-lesson-with-dalquister"><br /> <img src="http://api.ning.com:80/files/rRUWEC*XQHzJ2Mg5BZwcfmDByH*7XdG2sbm7mgxpij7IjjR*ngDfL7yD0vL9ZuV1C2c9cbYjav7ejul9so6BtnLZFw7kYsAg/1012343182.jpeg?width=240&amp;height=180" width="240" height="180" alt="Thumbnail" /><br /> </a><br />Making all sorts of musical instruments out of garba... I mean, recycled materials. <a href="http://iandobson.ning.com/video/drum-lesson-with-dalquister"><br /> <img src="http://api.ning.com:80/files/rRUWEC*XQHzJ2Mg5BZwcfmDByH*7XdG2sbm7mgxpij7IjjR*ngDfL7yD0vL9ZuV1C2c9cbYjav7ejul9so6BtnLZFw7kYsAg/1012343182.jpeg?width=240&amp;height=180" width="240" height="180" alt="Thumbnail" /><br /> </a><br />Making all sorts of musical instruments out of garba... I mean, recycled materials. School and Library Show Showcase (excerpts) tag:iandobson.ning.com,2012-09-22:2520568:Video:18012 2012-09-22T04:13:02.702Z Ian Dobson (Drumworldtv) http://iandobson.ning.com/profile/IanDobson <a href="http://iandobson.ning.com/video/school-and-library-show-showcase-excerpts"><br /> <img src="http://api.ning.com:80/files/XkLijSk0SNgR7htR-USRmIskludlXijr*UfVAsVwz2G4sTz-rFy-iAz2LaB9DF7smtnqsKaz8-YrhQgoA7XipxLZQNOdwYtX/951066542.jpeg?width=240&amp;height=180" width="240" height="180" alt="Thumbnail" /><br /> </a><br />This video excerpts a showcase performance of "Ian Dobson's Pan Leggo" school/library show. Translated from Caribbean English, Pan Leggo means "steel drum pa... <a href="http://iandobson.ning.com/video/school-and-library-show-showcase-excerpts"><br /> <img src="http://api.ning.com:80/files/XkLijSk0SNgR7htR-USRmIskludlXijr*UfVAsVwz2G4sTz-rFy-iAz2LaB9DF7smtnqsKaz8-YrhQgoA7XipxLZQNOdwYtX/951066542.jpeg?width=240&amp;height=180" width="240" height="180" alt="Thumbnail" /><br /> </a><br />This video excerpts a showcase performance of "Ian Dobson's Pan Leggo" school/library show. Translated from Caribbean English, Pan Leggo means "steel drum pa...