Steel Drumming at the Apollo
Steel Drumming at the Apollo: The Road to Super Top Dog
Steel Drumming at the Apollo
Trish Marx, Ellen B. Senisi
"Photo-essay about a high school steel drum band from upstate New York, that participated in a series of talent competitions for a chance to win Super Top Dog on Amateur Night at the Apollo Theater in Harlem. Includes a CD of the band performing"--Provided by publisher.

Book Details


  • Fiction
  • Juvenile Fiction

Age Level: 

  • 12 and up
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Seven remarkable teen musicians, Ahmel, Aaron, Spencer, Dayshawn, Andre, Steven, and Dha'sean, in a Hamilton Hill Steel Drum Band travel together for the journey of a lifetime. Talent scouts from the famous Apollo Theater are arriving in the boys' hometown. After beating the competition there, the band goes to New York City to compete against the best amatuer acts in front of the Apollo Amatuer Night audiences. The competition got tougher, but using their unique sound, the friends impressed the crowds time after time.

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