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Easy to Teach – simple to introduce into your classroom as a stand-alone instrument, or incorporate into existing curriculum. K-8 General Music, Special Needs, Enrichment Programs, Music Therapy, After School and Performances.
Note Range: G4 to G5 (8 notes)
Versatile & Adaptable - use with other instruments in mixed ensembles - Orff, Ukulele, Steel Pan Program, and many more. One octave G Diatonic, easily converted to G or C Pentatonic.
Multi-faceted Instrument – both percussive and melodic, creating a well-rounded musical experience while providing cross-curricular studies exploring the culture of Trinidad & Tobago, the birthplace of the Steel Pan.
Popular & Rewarding – Students love this hip instrument! It is a great instrument to teach students of any level, allowing them to enjoy the experience of music participation, creativity, and performance.
Durable – stands up to the rigors of classroom use.
Economical Educators 4-Pack – Four Ready-To-Play Kits include: Pan, Mallets & Tube Floor Stand (height adjustable.) FREE DOWNLOADABLE Song Book includes MP3 play-along songs, techniques & history. Other Teachers Guides & Song Books available.
MADE-in-USA by Panyard, World Leaders in Steel Pan Musical Instruments & Accessories for over 30 years; “Best Tools for Schools” awarded by NAMM.
IMPORTANT NOTE: Only purple, pink, and blue come with feet.
Students love it and a “Best Tools for Schools” award says it all for educators about this spirited instrument. Easy to teach, versatile, adaptable, and durable – teachers appreciate how simple it is to introduce the Jumbie Jam into the classroom. Using the JJ as a stand-alone instrument or adding to existing curriculum along with Orff, Ukulele, or a Steel Drum program couldn’t be easier!
The JJ is a multi-faceted instrument. Both percussive and melodic, it creates a well-rounded musical experience that students enjoy. Exploring this instrument along with the culture of the island nation of Trinidad & Tobago, the birth place of the Steel Pan, provides opportunities for both musical and cross-curricular studies.
The JJ is MADE-in-USA by Panyard, World Leaders in Steel Pan Musical Instruments & Accessories for over 30 years. Utilizing their innovations of the Steel Pan Art-Form, they specially designed the JJ as a high quality entry-to-intermediate level instrument that is both Easy to Teach and Learn. Making music classes fun and rewarding empowers you to teach students more effectively. The JJ is a great instrument for students of any skill level, allowing them to enjoy the experience of music participation, creativity, and performance.
The JJ is best suited for K-8 in the General Music Classroom, but is also very successful in other programs such as Special Needs, Enrichment Programs, Music Therapy, After School and Performances. “Many students come in at recess to get extra playing time” - Mary Beth Kell, Vocal & Music K-12, Franklin Monroe Local
The JJ is very durable, standing up to the rigors of the classroom. The JJ Pan is one octave G Diatonic, which can easily be converted to G or C Pentatonic. Delivered as an economical Educators 4-Pack of four Ready-To-Play Kits that includes: 16” diameter Steel Pan, Mallets and a Tube Floor Stand that is height adjustable to accommodate any size player. The stand is also collapsible, making the kit portable and easy to store. FREE Downloadable Beginner’s Guide-Song Book includes 5 Play-Along Audio Tracks + instrument care instructions, playing techniques, history and culture of the Steel Pan. Additional Teachers Guides and Song Books are available.
The Jumbie Jam is named after a character in Trinidadian folklore; the “Jumbie.” This mischievous and playful spirit grabs hold of you, compelling you to do a particular thing. What you are urged to do depends on the type of Jumbie that bites you. You have now been bitten by the Pan Jumbie, giving you the “Jumbie to Jam!”
- Pan Diameter: 16 inches
- Notes: 8
- Key: G Major G4 to G5
- Height (stand highest position): 38 inches
- Height (stand lowest position): 20 inches
- Width (with stand fully assembled):18 inches
- JJ Fully assembled weight: 5.5 pounds
Choking Hazard - Small Parts Included
30 Day Manufacturers Guarantee No Fee Return Policy 30 Day Return Policy is void if any problems are caused by the following: Abuse - playing extremely hard or with inappropriate mallets or other striking devices 1) Neglect 2) Accident – such as dropping or scratching the Pan 3) Modifications 4) Attempts to Retune – any attempt to retune any note 5) Tuning by a technician not authorized by Panyard.
One Year Warranty Panyard will replace the Pan if chipping or flaking of the finish occurs. Warranty is void if any problems are caused by: 1) Abuse 2) Neglect 3) Accident 4) Modifications 5) Attempts to Retune 6)Tuning by a technician not authorized by Panyard.