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Time for Steelbands to take back the road? Carnival - Trinidad and Tobago http://ow.ly/JMWtP
The death of Carnival Monday... Park Street and Green Corner- once the nucleus of one of the Fertile Crescents of the Mas and People Power on...
This year's Panorama Finals have been immortalised on CD and DVD. "Pan in Ecstasy… reaching for the stars" is a compilation set of the medium and large conventional bands which competed at the final events. See the article below for more on the discs …
This year's Panorama Finals have been immortalised on CD and DVD. "Pan in Ecstasy… reaching for the stars" is a compilation set of the medium and large conventional bands which competed at the final events. See the article below for more on the discs and where they can be purchased. http://www.newsday.co.tt/features/0,207588.html
#Steelband Panorama Game of Thrones - Good. Bad and Ugly - Trinidad & Tobago Carnival - A Review http://ow.ly/JMWbK
The Good, Bad and Ugly - Panorama 2015 - A WST Review- Trinidad and Tobago Steelband Panorama 2015.
By Martin Daly - Trinidad ExpressThe only remarkable thing about Carnival 2015 was the obvious acceleration of its decline into a minority sport with less and less redeeming artistic value and rapidly decreasing audiences.In keeping with the title…Continue
I stopped visiting this forum about a year ago, due to my abject disappointment at the level of ignorance displayed by many members, most of whom should know better. Too many recycled grudges dating back before I was born (and I am in my forties).…Continue
The Pan Movement across the world has gone into orbit but our Panorama is still stuck in the mud. Please know that the reality is our instrument is no longer ours: the pan has taken on a life of its own and is roaming freely, taking root wherever it is appreciated. At this time, our only claim to it is that pan originated in Trinbago. Trinbago as the mecca of pan music is now becoming in jeopardy. If better music is being played elsewhere,…Continue
As I hope you all know, I started a small project on The Cape Verde Island, São Vicente.
First part is done successfully, which was introducing and teaching pan. They never heard, saw or played a steelpan before. I was lucky that Nostalgia Steelband from London, lend me some pans, and took them with me, payed my own ticket to get there, and taught them how to play.
The goal was to form a small steelband together with the inhabitants of São Vicente and play on their carnival…Continue