An independently run company, Panyard brings the spirit of Trinidad and Tobago into your classroom or orchestra with its steel pans and drum sets; starting as a provider of sheet music, this small American company evolved into a creator of sturdy equipment, recorded performances and the renown pans themselves. One of its most popular instruments, the Jumbie Jam, is the premiere steel drum for kids and novices. Unlike other beginner pans, this particular model produces a quality sound similar to a professional grade model. Its low price tag and ease of use make it perfect for youngsters that are just learning to play music or percussion instruments. Explore West Music's selection of Panyard steel pans to have the sound of the Caribbean in your classroom or percussion section today!
What started as a small provider of sheet music is now an independently run American company offering a variety of steel drum products by Panyard. These include equipment, recorded performances, and pans, notably their renowned Jumbie Jam. Formally incorporated in 1990, Panyard evolved over the years, but remains dedicated to offering sturdy drum instruments to steel pan musicians of all levels.
The Panyard Jumbie Jam, by far, is their most famous steel drum product. Designed to be fun to play and easy to learn, these beginner steel drums work for kids and novices, but sound similar to professional quality instruments. Panyard is an ideal choice for introducing students to the soothing island sounds of Trinidad and Tobago thanks to their low price tag, simple design, durability, and ease of teaching/learning. The steel drum kits include a tabletop stand that can be set up and played just about anywhere, in addition to playing mallets.