Merton Abbey Mills: Junior School Music Band
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|Partial / Incomplete Date||c. 1999|
|Copyright 1||London Borough of Merton|
|Notes / History||Members of a junior steel band performing at Merton Abbey Mills.
For many generations of schoolchildren, music lessons were limited to playing the recorder, or triangle. Today, youngsters have the opportunity to play a greater variety of instruments from different cultures. Brought from the Caribbean, steel band music has proven extremely popular due to its versatility, strong rhythms and sense of fun.