Web Posted - Monday
November 9, 2020
When Steel Talks
Meet Earl Brooks Jr. - Performing Artist, Instructor, Arranger
Global - “The instrument is amazing as is; however, it’s the organizations and people of power that give it the wrong attention.” -- Earl Brooks Jr.
With a touch as smooth as felt, like Muhammad Ali - he can float like a butterfly or sting like a bee, as he executes the most challenging of musical passages. Indeed, the thoughtful and forward-thinking Earl Brooks, Jr. through his experiences, musical excellence and competence, brings a lot to the table. And this bodes well for the next generation of steelpan musicians. Earl Brooks Jr. talks succinctly about his love for pan, his dad Earl Brooks, Sr., and more, in this exclusive When Steel Talks interview.