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franklyn gomez replied to Randi Curvan's discussion Recorded music of T & T
"plenty calypso just put in the artist  name"
6 hours ago
VALENTINE YOUNG replied to Ian Franklin's discussion Name the first band to win panorama performing at the number 1 position twice
"Desmond Chase was a Member of the National Association of Steelbandsmen Headed By Mr. George Goddard. They Joined with the CDC in 1964 to Stage the Second Contest which was then Named "Panorama""
7 hours ago
Steve "Carter" K. replied to Ian Franklin's discussion Name the first band to win panorama performing at the number 1 position twice
"Do you know what year the name was changed to Panorama and who is Mr. Desmond Chase and what was his office ? I hope we'll get other opinions."
8 hours ago
Steve "Carter" K. replied to Pan Times's discussion Celebrating the journey of steelpan - 'Pan! Our Music Odyssey' movie premiere
"Would this movie be on DVD for sale soon?"
8 hours ago
VALENTINE YOUNG replied to Ian Franklin's discussion Name the first band to win panorama performing at the number 1 position twice
"Mr. Steve Carter K. Your information about naming The Panorama is wrong. The Name was really Changed from The Best Road March Steel Band Competition to Panorama but the Person who coined that Phrase was Mr. Desmond Chase. At that time Ronald…"
8 hours ago
Steve "Carter" K. replied to Ian Franklin's discussion Name the first band to win panorama performing at the number 1 position twice
"Bede, the term " Panorama " as it relates to Pan was coined by Mr. Ronnie Williams who was the Chairman of the CDC ( Carnival Development Committee ) at that time. In 1963 the competition was entitled " The Best Road March Steelband…"
10 hours ago
Ian Franklin replied to BEDE LOPEZ's discussion NAME THE 21 STEELBANDS THAT TOOK PART IN THE 1963 PANORAMA PRELIMINARIES IN THE SAVANNAH
"Bede,            This question is too easy for some of us, so I am asking the following question that is hard for most of us. Name the placing, tune of choice, singer…"
11 hours ago
Vernon A Seebaran replied to Randi Curvan's discussion Recorded music of T & T
"I saw a few "Steel Drums" albums and an album by Machel Montano in "World Music" "
11 hours ago
Glenroy R Joseph commented on Glenroy R Joseph's video
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Fonclaire- Kitch's " Pan Here to Stay" Arranged by Ken "Professor" Philmore and Milton "Wire" Austin.

"This sweet, bouncy  arrangement of the 1986 Lord Kitchener classic remains one of my favorite arrangements by the Ken"Professor" Philmore and Fonclaire Steel Orchestra combine. it also reminds me of the "South Band Sound" of…"
12 hours ago
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14 hours ago
BEDE LOPEZ replied to BEDE LOPEZ's discussion NAME THE 21 STEELBANDS THAT TOOK PART IN THE 1963 PANORAMA PRELIMINARIES IN THE SAVANNAH
"In the Finals (10) Bands were chosen, they are (1) Invaders, (2) Casablanca) (3) San Juan All Stars (4) Pan am North Stars (5) Starlift (6) City Symphony), (7) Wonderland (pos), (8) Sundowners), (9) Desperadoes (10) Modern Sunland. Therefore, out of…"
17 hours ago
BEDE LOPEZ posted a discussion

NAME THE 21 STEELBANDS THAT TOOK PART IN THE 1963 PANORAMA PRELIMINARIES IN THE SAVANNAH

In the 1963 Panorama Preliminaries at the Savannah there were 24 Steelband that were registered but only 21 Competed, Name the 21 Bands that Competed or name the 3 Bands on this list that did not take part, Here are the 24 Bands that were registered, (1) Casablanca, (2) City Kids, (3) City Symphony, (4) City Syncopators, (5) Crossfire, (6) Cross Winds, (7) Desperadoes, (8) Dixie Harp, (9)Invaders, (10) Merrytones, (11) Metronomes, (12) Modern Sunland, (13) Nocturne, (14) Pan am North Stars, (15) Prodical Philharmonics, (16) Renegades, (17) San Juan All Stars, (18) Sputnicks, (19)Starlift, (20) Steel Stylers, (21) Sundowners, (22) Tropical Harmony, (23) Wonderland (Chaguanas), (24) Wonderland(Pos)    See More
17 hours ago
BEDE LOPEZ replied to VALENTINE YOUNG's discussion How Many Steel Bands took Part in the First Panorama in the Savannah?
"Patrick, I will open up that Post for you,"
18 hours ago
Marlene Greenidge commented on Pan Times's video
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ADLIB Steel Orchestra - Big People Party - Cool Down Version - Panorama 2014 - Panyard Recordings

"Thanks ADLIB, Your rendition is amazing, I feel very proud to hear my nephew,s tune being played, Farmer Nappy is great. Kudos to youall."
19 hours ago
patrick ramdoo replied to VALENTINE YOUNG's discussion How Many Steel Bands took Part in the First Panorama in the Savannah?
"Maybe I should have responded in Spanish. Yes, it's 21, 21, 21, 21. I GOT THAT. For my edification, could one of you goodly gentlemen give the names of the bands IF YOU HAVE THEM. Thank you kindly."
21 hours ago
BEDE LOPEZ replied to BEDE LOPEZ's discussion Which is the First Steel Band to play in the First Panorama (1963 Preliminaries) in the Savannah?
"I know Rudolph Walker would appreciate this, he might like "Desperadoes<>Rudolph Charles Era and Beyond", since he and Robert are Good friends. I will tell him to call you anyway, He does not go on WST too…"
22 hours ago
Randi Curvan posted a discussion

Recorded music of T & T

Can anyone tell me if anything is available from iTunes?Calypso, Steelbands, Soca (ole school or modern), or just home grown pop. NOT REGGAE. Info greatly appreciated. RandiSee More
23 hours ago
earl richards replied to earl richards's discussion WHICH IS THE FIRST STEEL ORCHESTRA TO ENTER THE NATIONAL PANORAMA WITH MORE THAN ONE PERSON ARRANGING THEIR PANORAMA SELECTION.
"Val.Thanks for your correct answer, and yes I do know about Despers and SA-SA-YEA."
yesterday
earl richards replied to earl richards's discussion WHICH IS THE FIRST STEEL ORCHESTRA TO ENTER THE NATIONAL PANORAMA WITH MORE THAN ONE PERSON ARRANGING THEIR PANORAMA SELECTION.
"Hi Lopez. this Post is correct, I said I saw it between 1975 and 1979 and asked the question which is the first band to have done it, and Val give us the correct answer."
yesterday
Ian Franklin replied to BEDE LOPEZ's discussion Which is the First Steel Band to play in the First Panorama (1963 Preliminaries) in the Savannah?
"Congratulations to Mr. Rudolph Walker: Can you give me a call {C} (954) 496-5005 or {H} (754) 779-7547 Bede,           I need Mr. Walker's number, so I can get his address to mail…"
yesterday

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Recorded music of T & T

Started by Randi Curvan in Uncategorized. Last reply by franklyn gomez 6 hours ago. 2 Replies

Can anyone tell me if anything is available from iTunes?Calypso, Steelbands, Soca (ole school or modern), or just home grown pop. NOT REGGAE. Info greatly appreciated. RandiContinue

Name the first band to win panorama performing at the number 1 position twice

Started by Ian Franklin in Uncategorized. Last reply by VALENTINE YOUNG 7 hours ago. 26 Replies

Mr. Valentine Young posted a "Sneaky Trick" question on September 6th, and I would have challenged him, saying, that never happened in panorama.He fooled us, because of his semantics, and the answer was a band in the South Panorama. When we hear…Continue

Celebrating the journey of steelpan - 'Pan! Our Music Odyssey' movie premiere

Started by Pan Times in News. Last reply by Steve "Carter" K. 8 hours ago. 2 Replies

Trinidad Express NewspapersDocumentary, Pan! Our Music Odyssey opens T+T Film Festival at Globe Trinidad & Tobago, W.I. -  The Globe Cinema came alive and was packed to capacity last Tuesday evening, as specially-invited guests from all walks of…Continue

Tags: steelband, Togago, Trinidad, journey, Kim

NAME THE 21 STEELBANDS THAT TOOK PART IN THE 1963 PANORAMA PRELIMINARIES IN THE SAVANNAH

Started by BEDE LOPEZ in Panorama. Last reply by Ian Franklin 11 hours ago. 2 Replies

In the 1963 Panorama Preliminaries at the Savannah there were 24 Steelband that were registered but only 21 Competed, Name the 21 Bands that Competed or name the 3 Bands on this list that did not take part, Here are the 24 Bands that were…Continue

Tags: band, steel, retro, music, panorama

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Lord Blakie sang Steelband Clash in 1954, but the event took place in 1952[51].The clash in 1959 was with San Juan All Stars and Desperadoes combined with Tokyo by the hospital.

Posted by EDWARD TEDDY PINHEIRO on September 14, 2014 at 9:43pm 9 Comments

Lord Blakie sang Steelband Clash in 1954, but the event took place in 1952[51].The clash in 1959 was with San Juan All Stars and Desperadoes combined with Tokyo by the hospital.There was also another clash between two steelbands on Park Street between Frederich and Park Streets.This was not on a carnival day in the mid 50s. In those days steelbands were allowed on the streets on Discovery Day until the Baseball incident.

Teddy Pinheiro

Mr. Rudolph "Charlo" Charles was honoured posthumously with the Chaconia Silver Medal

Posted by Ian Franklin on September 13, 2014 at 7:46pm 3 Comments

Mr. Rudolph Charles, aka Charlo, Trail, The General and The Hammer was honoured by the Head of State of Trinidad and Tobago, President Anthony Carmora.  The ceremony took place in St Ann's, Port of Spain on August 31st 2014, which was the 52nd anniversary of Trinidad and Tobago's Independence.

Mr. Charles was awarded with the Chaconia Silver Medal, 29 years after his passing in 1985.  His medal was received by his brother, Mr. Kenneth "KC" Charles.

"Charlo" was first a member…

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