Featured Videos - Ian Dobson 2018-04-24T18:03:53Z http://iandobson.ning.com/video/video/rss?xn_auth=no&featured=1 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! 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. Recycalypso at the Buzz Inn, Introducing the "Bilophone"! tag:iandobson.ning.com,2012-08-26:2520568:Video:17640 2012-08-26T20:13:06.357Z Ian Dobson (Drumworldtv) http://iandobson.ning.com/profile/IanDobson <a href="http://iandobson.ning.com/video/recycalypso-at-the-buzz-inn-introducing-the-bilophone"><br /> <img alt="Thumbnail" height="180" src="http://api.ning.com:80/files/Eo7BgPa4XezCumozCDp9L8LK3Snu*sn9y1ru98nNV9bNlR8K77YBP6bmjg14ENQVTxAuNkAc0rctg89DZgn7yAduJRjdl7XM/679645765.jpeg?width=240&amp;height=180" width="240"></img><br /> </a> <br></br>At one of my Recycalypso competitions at the Buzz Inn the winning entry was the "Bilophone". This was an original musical instrument that an audience member created by repurposing an old bicycle, overgrown with blackberry bushes in their yard, to be an innovative, creative musical instrument. This guy can really play the… <a href="http://iandobson.ning.com/video/recycalypso-at-the-buzz-inn-introducing-the-bilophone"><br /> <img src="http://api.ning.com:80/files/Eo7BgPa4XezCumozCDp9L8LK3Snu*sn9y1ru98nNV9bNlR8K77YBP6bmjg14ENQVTxAuNkAc0rctg89DZgn7yAduJRjdl7XM/679645765.jpeg?width=240&amp;height=180" width="240" height="180" alt="Thumbnail" /><br /> </a><br />At one of my Recycalypso competitions at the Buzz Inn the winning entry was the "Bilophone". This was an original musical instrument that an audience member created by repurposing an old bicycle, overgrown with blackberry bushes in their yard, to be an innovative, creative musical instrument. This guy can really play the bilophone! Recycalypso Jam at Canterbury Manor tag:iandobson.ning.com,2012-06-23:2520568:Video:17026 2012-06-23T17:27:18.229Z Ian Dobson (Drumworldtv) http://iandobson.ning.com/profile/IanDobson <a href="http://iandobson.ning.com/video/recycalypso-jam-at-canterbury-manor"><br /> <img alt="Thumbnail" height="180" src="http://api.ning.com:80/files/XFwBXKbWwtxeHqHXJ7ORnvh2X*wI5NmooqhxXhcl9Mq5DwbkOuYJibcJYhK16-b9nU2Nnw8o8dE-onnrhgGdm-nFysrnwVb9/900032688.jpeg?width=240&amp;height=180" width="240"></img><br /> </a> <br></br>Ian Dobson and Christian Krehbiel's Recycalypso jam on the awesome recycled instruments created by the residents at Canterbury Manor Senior Residential Community. "Recycalypso" involves being inspired by people all over the world who have used their resourcefulness and creativity to create instruments with whatever "junk" they have around them, with Caribbean steel drums as… <a href="http://iandobson.ning.com/video/recycalypso-jam-at-canterbury-manor"><br /> <img src="http://api.ning.com:80/files/XFwBXKbWwtxeHqHXJ7ORnvh2X*wI5NmooqhxXhcl9Mq5DwbkOuYJibcJYhK16-b9nU2Nnw8o8dE-onnrhgGdm-nFysrnwVb9/900032688.jpeg?width=240&amp;height=180" width="240" height="180" alt="Thumbnail" /><br /> </a><br />Ian Dobson and Christian Krehbiel's Recycalypso jam on the awesome recycled instruments created by the residents at Canterbury Manor Senior Residential Community. "Recycalypso" involves being inspired by people all over the world who have used their resourcefulness and creativity to create instruments with whatever "junk" they have around them, with Caribbean steel drums as the main example. This jam session was after the actual show and all the seniors had already retired. Anybody have video of the actual show?