"I went to St. Paul, Minnesota, in 1984 to ask Cliff to teach me how to build pans and followed him the next year to DeKalb, Illinois when he took the job at NIU. It took two years before I felt that Cliff trusted me, but then he became a loyal…"
"I posted this obituary on the listserve of the Society for Ethnomusicology and on WorldMusicCentral.org:
Steel pan pioneer Ellie Mannette passed away today in Morgantown, West Virginia. He was 91 years old.
Mannette was arguably the most…"