The Trinidadian documentary Classical Steel, directed by John Barry, is now available on DVD worldwide.
Here is the synopsis:
Classical Steel is an award winning and educational documentary that features the steelband taking on the role of the symphony orchestra, very faithfully reproducing the works of the classical masters. Chronicling its roots from the Caribbean nation of Trinidad and Tobago, it showcases pan players and steel orchestras from different parts of the world, calling attention to the growth of the steelband movement around the world and the acceptance of the steel pan as a legitimate instrument.
The film is now available on several online retailers.
Watch the trailer below, and to pick up a copy, follow any of the 3 following links to do so:
Barnes and Noble: http://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/dvd-classical-steel/25509765