Steel Drums Pro app is the ad free, pay to download version of Steel Drums Free app. It is a virtual instrument of the unusual musical instrument that originated in Trinidad and Tobago and commonly used on Caribbean, Latin, and Afro-Latino/Afro-Cuban jazz music. The app features eight (8) types of steel drums according to note as follows: Low Tenor or C-Lead Pan, High Tenor Pan, Double Tenor Pans, Double Second Pans, Double Guitar Pans, Cello Pan, Tenor Bass Pans, and Six Bass Pans. The keys of the pans are pressure sensitive on compatible phones which means that hitting the keys lightly produces low level sounds while hitting the keys hard produces loud sounds.
Steel Drums Pro app is packed with a media player that is loaded with eleven (11) sampled play along sound loops for jamming or practice playing. There are two playlist buttons; one for tracks that are packaged with the app and one for online streaming. To play the loops, simply long press either of the two playlist buttons and select a sample from the playlist. The sound loop samples /backing tracks featuring musical styles consisting of bossanova, calypso, reggae, rhumba flamenco, r&b, samba, pop, blues, rock, soul, country, ballad, and dance styles were arranged, performed and recorded by the developer using built-in musical styles on his his own Yamaha PSRS 900 keyboard.
Six preset reverb audio enhancement effects are also available while playing music using the media player. On compatible devices, playback speed and pitch control options can also be used while playing music. Users can slow down or speed up the tempo of the music being played and/or change the pitch altogether.
The app is better enjoyed on devices with medium to large screens but is also playable on normal sized smartphones. It is good for learners and for seasoned players who are open to the idea of playing portable virtual instruments on their Android devices.
Enjoy and thanks for downloading and using Steel Drums Pro android virtual musical instrument app.
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