Steel drum bands are becoming increasingly more common in school and community music programs. Students from KÐ12, to college age and beyond, are experiencing the joy of performing on these Caribbean-created instruments. Compositions and arrangements for the steel drum band have been limited and challenging to obtain... until now. Alfred proudly announces Alfred's Steel Drum Ensemble Series, which will address the need for quality steel drum music written for all levels of bands. From elementary/beginning band to high school, college, community, and professional groups, the pieces you are looking for are here, expertly written by educators who have vast experience working with steel drum bands at all levels.Are you looking for a smooth calypso for your next steel drum band performance? Treat your band and audience to the sound of the islands with the popular traditional Caribbean song, Jamaica Farewell. Jeff Moore has arranged this staple of steel drum band repertoire for lead, double tenor, double second, cello/guitar, bass pans, bass guitar (optional), and drumset.