ILIO has announce the release of a new Kontakt Player powered instrument library in collaboration with the world’s foremost steel pan recording artist and the “father of the modern steel pan”.
Andy Narell Steel Pans – The Ellie Mannette Collection features recordings of 22 instruments, presented in solo and ensemble variations and organized by instrument type. From steel band music to jazz, film scores to electro DJ music, Andy Narell Steel Pans – The Ellie Mannette Collection aims to deliver authentic, beautiful sounding instruments.
Producer Andy Narell says, “I didn’t know what I was getting into when I decided to sample the pans, but we’re finally here, after five years of work. The sound of the pans and the combinations have exceeded my wildest expectations. I can’t wait to see what everybody else does with Ellie’s beautiful pans.”
Andy Narell Steel Pans – The Ellie Mannette Collection features
- 21 Mannette instruments and one vintage pan.
- Five types of steel pans: Tenor, Double Second, Triple Guitar, Tenor Bass, and Bass.
- Solo and Ensemble presets.
- Intuitive controls to easily mute and solo instrument groups.
- Built-in effects.
- Dynamic Touch control.
- “Rolls” feature.
- “Harmony” function for authentic chords and intervals.
The instrument library is available for purchase for $199 USD.
More information: ILIO