Share 'Princeton student Kendall Williams adds steel pan to Bang on a Can'
Kendall Williams sees the potential in the steel pan, the bright, resonant, pinging instrument widespread in island music.
In his own compositions that showcase the instrument, Williams looks to Stravinsky, Shostakovich, Philip Glass and Steve Reich, composers associated with grand concert halls and the avant garde instead of the sand and surf.
"I think it needs to reach the point where full stee…
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