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Learning steel drums with Chris Gillis and Danny Berka

Danny Berka (left) and Chris Gillis try out the steel drums. Photo by Will Moore
Danny Berka (left) and Chris Gillis try out the steel drums. Photo by Will Moore

The Grand Marais Music Collaborative is a non-profit organization that pairs local musicians with area youth for instrument lessons of all kinds. In this piece, we hear jazz musician Chris Gillis and ninth-grader Danny Berka decipher and learn to play an unusual and historied set of steel drums.

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