WELCOME TO mannette musical instruments

Mannette Musical Instruments is an innovative company designed to meet the needs of today’s steel band performers and educators.

Mannette Musical Instruments' founder, Ellie Mannette, also known as “the father of the modern steel drum instrument”, was the mentor to the team of gifted apprentices that make up our staff.

By using Ellie’s legendary techniques, our handcrafted steel drums are setting the industry standard with superior sound quality and craftsmanship along with unprecedented service.

OUR instruments

professional SERIES

historical SERIES


Taking things to a new level of craftsmanship, our Professional Series Instruments are our top of the line in professional quality instruments.

Our Classical Series Instruments offer a high quality instrument at great prices.

Based on the drums that started it all, our Historical Series Instruments give you the opportunity to own a true piece of steel pan history.