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Joshua R. Quillen has performed as a soloist and chamber musician in groups all over the country, including international performances in Trinidad and Tobago. He frequently works with steel drum bands as a clinician/educator and currently serves as the artistic director of the steel band program at New York University. He has commissioned and premiered nearly a dozen new works for the instrument, and recently presented a concert of all new works for pan at the British Art Gallery in late November. Well versed in marimba and multiple-percussion, he has performed at such events as Music on the Edge at the Mattress Factory in Pittsburg, PA, and the Look and Listen Festival in New York City. He is currently a student of Robert Van Sice at Yale University.
Difficulty: Easy/Medium (great for high school and beginning college steel bands)
This popular hymn tune is arranged as a Soca with a modal twist. Unconventional harmonies in the beginning lead into a....
Difficulty: Easy (great for elementary, junior high, high school, and beginning college steel bands)
This traditional island tune has a relaxed Calypso/Bossa-Nova feel and an open song form to allow for solos. This would be a great....
Difficulty: Easy/Medium (great for elementary, junior high, high school, and beginning college steel bands)
This is a simple reggae in D minor. A simple form and a simple melody combined with easy chord changes make for....
Difficulty: Medium (great for junior high, high school, and college steel bands)
An up-tempo calypso/soca feel. Jouvert Barrio is about the parties on Jouvert Morning in Trinidad during Carnival. This piece has an aggressive minor jam at the end.
Difficulty: Easy (great for junior high, high school, and college steel band)
This arrangement of a holiday classic would be a great addition to any holiday concert. This song is arranged in a "march-soca" style.
An up-tempo, Calypso/Soca feel. This piece has an aggressive jam at the end. Great tune for a closer of a set or a concert. This tune gives your group a great....
Difficulty: Easy (great for elementary to high school, and beginning college steel bands)
A tune that was originally a guitar and vocal piece, Song of Peace is about war and the struggles involved with it and mankind’s quest for peace.
Arranged with a cha-cha feel. “Summertime” is one of the most popular melodies from the Opera, “Porgy and Bess,” by Gershwin. The piece is arranged....
Difficulty: Easy/Medium (great for elementary to high school, and beginning college steel bands)
This piece is an original reggae tune. Its minor key suggests a bit of sadness, but the key change at the end brings a sense of resolve. This is a great piece....
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