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Bugs replied to Pan Times's discussion 2017 Trinidad & Tobago Panorama Review - the Good, Bad and Ugly
"Claude I don't normally mess with 'Bug Spay".  But in the case of Rolly Polly and dem gangstas - Bring Back DDT! bugs"
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Bugs replied to Pan Times's discussion 2017 Trinidad & Tobago Panorama Review - the Good, Bad and Ugly
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Cecil hinkson replied to Claude Gonzales's discussion GREGORY LINDSAY: We need to hear from you!!!
"Bugs, we know what it is, but there is still a lot bad mouthin in the Mecca. certain groups tell there members have little to do with the Forum."
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Bugs replied to Claude Gonzales's discussion GREGORY LINDSAY: We need to hear from you!!!
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Cecil hinkson replied to Pan Times's discussion Pan Trinbago Clears The air on 2017 Pannists’ Remittance
"patrick ramdoo, pan people getting one cheque and they kill them with that 50%. Rowley and them getting twelve. When steelbands came on the road they were occupied year round with planning then manufacturing."
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Cecil hinkson replied to Claude Gonzales's discussion GREGORY LINDSAY: We need to hear from you!!!
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patrick ramdoo replied to Pan Times's discussion Pan Trinbago Clears The air on 2017 Pannists’ Remittance
"Rowley and imbert and dem taking a 50% cut too. Yuh tink it easy. Dais why i say apart from four months of the year, "PAN" is nutten in the Mecca. Pan People must take the blame."
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Cecil hinkson replied to Pan Times's discussion Pan Trinbago Clears The air on 2017 Pannists’ Remittance
"evan lobo, the reality is now, lets see."
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evan lobo replied to Pan Times's discussion Pan Trinbago Clears The air on 2017 Pannists’ Remittance
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Cecil hinkson replied to Cecil hinkson's discussion THE STEELBAND...
"We know that the steelband is not going away but the question is ,what are we going to do with it? In the 60s Steelbands were plentiful on the road playing mas together with music bands and Carnival was nice. Fast forward to today where we have no…"
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Alexander's Ragtime Band | #TBT Trailer | 20th Century FOX

This send-up of ragtime song and dance begins in 1915 San Francisco when society boy Roger Grant decides to pursue popular rather than serious music. Own it ...
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odw replied to Glenroy R Joseph's discussion Weston Rawlins (Cro Cro ) Master of the Calypso Art-form
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"A favorite on mine from the Mighty Midget... Dimanche Gras Finals 1996 Calypso Monarch. Mighty Cro Cro - Blackman (Dey) look fuh Dat"
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2017 Trinidad & Tobago Panorama Review - the Good, Bad and Ugly

Started by Pan Times in When Steel Talks Exclusive. Last reply by Bugs 33 seconds ago. 6 Replies

WST ReviewThe 2017 Trinidad and Tobago Panorama season—and by extension the Carnival season—was a tumultuous one that was overflowing with…Continue

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GREGORY LINDSAY: We need to hear from you!!!

Started by Claude Gonzales in Uncategorized. Last reply by Bugs 8 minutes ago. 4 Replies

Pressure is building on this REVOLUTION and you deemed yourself the ULTIMATE REVOLUTIONARY. Please come to the forum and give us some UPDATES. And don't celebrate too soon this time around, huh!!!Cross the finish line before you pose for your…Continue

Pan Trinbago Clears The air on 2017 Pannists’ Remittance

Started by Pan Times in Uncategorized. Last reply by Cecil hinkson 43 minutes ago. 15 Replies

From: Michael L Joseph, Public Relations OfficerThe Editor,Please allow me space to clear the air on some misinformation being put out to create confusion. Now that the Carnival 2017 celebrations are behind us, some mischievous and dishonest people…Continue

THE STEELBAND...

Started by Cecil hinkson in Uncategorized. Last reply by Cecil hinkson 1 hour ago. 1 Reply

What's going to become with the Steelband?Continue

Weston Rawlins (Cro Cro ) Master of the Calypso Art-form

Started by Glenroy R Joseph in Uncategorized. Last reply by odw 1 hour ago. 2 Replies

I've found that politics has a tendency to distort one's view of things , and as much as I may try, I too may have my biases. However , I've found it rewarding to not let my politics affect my appreciation for art , and for great artists . For…Continue

Austin Community Steelband brings harmony to low-income youths

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Photo Credit: Mary Pistorius | Daily Texan StaffBy Jose GonzalezA steel drum orchestra relies on each musician’s…Continue

Pan evil prospers when good pan men do nothing

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Pan evil prospers when good pan men do nothingWe take this opportunity to commend the brave men and women in the eastern region who took charge of their regional meeting, made a motion and passed a resolution to not speak about Panorama 2018 until…Continue

First encounter meeting, learning and playing music from a relatively young unknown BOOGSIE SHARP.

Started by earl richards in Uncategorized. Last reply by Cecil hinkson 20 hours ago. 7 Replies

In the old days a group of us young men liming on Erica Street in Laventille next to Highlanders panyard decided to play some pan round the neck Music for Christmas eve night. After all we we used to play with different steelbands for Panorama and…Continue

RACE AND THE STEELBAND....

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Did race have an impact on the steelband movement.Continue

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Research Information

Posted by Savitri Rampersad on March 6, 2017 at 9:36pm 0 Comments

Hi all. 

Me

Does anyone have contact information for Dr. Anthony Achong ? Author of Secrets of the Steelpan.

Also if there's any other person measuring the vibrations of the various pans, I'd welcome their contact information too. 

Many thanks. 

IT IS TIME STEEL ORCHESTRAS BECOME OWNERS

Posted by Ian Franklin on March 3, 2017 at 7:19pm 11 Comments

Steel Orchestras have to get together and brainstorm how to get into the Transportation and the Chroming of Pans Business.

I may not have the dollar, you may not have the dollar, he/she may not have the dollar. However, if WE get into COLLECTIVE ENTREPRENEURSHIP, WE WILL HAVE THE DOLLARS.

From 2007 through 2017, The Large Bands Panorama Finalists have grossed $60,750,000.00 in prize monies.

It is time the Steel Orchestras work so they can benefit.

The Truckers, The…

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