- Florida Folklife Collection
- One audio cassette recordings. Michael Kernahan, steel drum maker, is interviewed by Laurie Sommers. He discusses the tuning of steel drums, their origin in Trinidad and his teacher, Alan Gervais. He also demonstrates the tones that can be played on the steel drum and describes the process of making and tuning them as well as the history and evolution of the instrument. Michael Phillup discusses his apprenticeship with Kernahan and Kernahan describes how to gauge a drum and talks of his membership in Grammy-nominated band Tripoli. He demonstrates music as well.