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Morning Glory replied to Bugs's discussion Real Questions for CIP
"Merrytones is the only person , that ,after reading those ,CIP officers names,,,, Merrytones is a person definitely should be on board. But it's up to him. Some of those names are questionable,,,very questionable.Have a Blessed weekend."
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Good Morning - sung by Peter Ram and composed by Jovan James, for steelband panorama and Carnival 2017. http://ow.ly/XSSc30bi6l2

Good Morning - 2017 Pan Tunes - Steelband Panorama - Peter Ram -...

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Good Morning - sung by Peter Ram and composed by Jovan James, for steelband panorama and Carnival 2017.

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oswald alexander replied to Bugs's discussion Real Questions for CIP
"Claude I happen to feel the same way about you,and I not being a mathematical whizz kid,I cannot assist you in adding up the CIP. I also cannot assist you because CIP is on an unfamiliar journey, so one can get disoriented with the strange…"
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Claude Gonzales replied to Bugs's discussion Real Questions for CIP
"Oswald: My biggest problem with you is that I have known you for a LONG TIME on this forum and I know that you LOVE (and you are DEDICATED) to the BEST INTEREST OF PAN. And I happen to like you. So you are really tying my hands in a lot of ways!!!…"
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oswald alexander replied to Bugs's discussion Real Questions for CIP
"Claude lett me repeat again.....CIP started on the 7th of March,and is in the process of examining what is and what's not in the entire Pan movement..... that's why it's critical for bands to come and share their thoughts and…"
3 hours ago
Bugs replied to Claude Gonzales's discussion Why is everybody harassing the CIP, peppering them with 100 irrelevant questions. Bugs and Merrytones and Cecil have no basis for this behaviour!!!
"Rolly Polly and D'Photo are gangstas.  Plus Polly can't take pressure. He does fake heart attack. bugs"
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Bugs replied to Bugs's discussion Real Questions for CIP
" Oswald once you begin your approach from an assessment of your value and your members value, everything takes on a different a look. If you know your value then you can use it as leverage, economically, politically and financially. Oswald…"
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jean robertson replied to Pan Times's discussion VI Carnival 2017 Live Stream
"I loved the Shaka Zulu  band"
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2017 Carnival & Panorama Music Festivals World Wide http://ow.ly/9YIv30bhrh5

2017 Carnival & Panorama Music Festivals World Wide

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Dates of 2017 Carnival & Panorama Music Festivals World Wide

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Claude Gonzales replied to Bugs's discussion Real Questions for CIP
"The CIP reminds me of HILLARY CLINTON. Ordering drapes and new furniture  for the WHITE HOUSE because she is SO SURE that she has won the PRESIDENCY already. Some of the CIP postings that I have read they are using the FUTURE TENSE (in a past…"
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oswald alexander replied to Bugs's discussion Real Questions for CIP
"and I totally agree with you on Panorama rules, and I was pointing out that as  the competition has become almost the SOLE purpose of the organization members,we have tended to leave everything else for the Executive to do as they see…"
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merrytonestothebone replied to Bugs's discussion Real Questions for CIP
"Oswald my priority with Panorama is that since it is a competition it must be treated as such...fairplay and honesty must be upheld at all times....say what you will anybody promising to better the present Pan Trinbago executive has to be prepared…"
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oswald alexander replied to Bugs's discussion Real Questions for CIP
"Great points bugs,CIP has been discussing Pan history as it pertains to education for PR purposes,but your questions here,certainly need to be discussed. Thanks bugs,can you expand a bit more,I love this input. I must let you know I immediately put…"
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Revisted - In an exclusive interview with When Steel Talks - composer, steelband panorama arranger and steelpan performing and recording artist Leon “Foster” Thomas tal... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ei9xTsMhwkA

Leon Foster Thomas - Upclose - An Exclusive When Steel Talks Interview

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In an exclusive interview with When Steel Talks - composer, steelband panorama arranger and steelpan performing and recording artist Leon “Foster”...

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Bugs replied to Bugs's discussion Real Questions for CIP
"Oswald do the owners of the steel orchestras of Trinidad have a number on how much their franchises are worth? Does CIP intend to put together a formula that the Trinidad and Tobago steel orchestras can figure out their value based on history, years…"
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oswald alexander replied to Bugs's discussion Real Questions for CIP
"merrytones, Panorama is a competitive event,and there have been many,many discussion on it's merit and demerit. Speaking for myself I have stated on numerous occasions that I am NOT for Panorama as presently constituted,and for that very…"
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Claude Gonzales replied to Pan Times's discussion VI Carnival 2017 Live Stream
"VERY CIVILIZED CARNIVAL!!!"
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Revisited -- Global - In 1964 twenty-two members of the Trinidad and Tobago National Steelband toured the United States and created steelpan music history. Among the virt... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wwCjUrcvOXk

Clifford Alexis - UpClose - A WST Exclusive Interview - 1964 Trinidad &...

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Global - In 1964 twenty-two members of the Trinidad and Tobago National Steelband toured the United States and created steelpan music history....

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Real Questions for CIP

Started by Bugs in Uncategorized. Last reply by Morning Glory 24 minutes ago. 47 Replies

Is CIP an advocacy group for the players?How long will it take you to become self-sufficient?. Will you be responsible for all things Pan in Trinidad and Tobago?At the moment Trinidad and Tobago is the bringing up the rear in promoting and marketing…Continue

Why is everybody harassing the CIP, peppering them with 100 irrelevant questions. Bugs and Merrytones and Cecil have no basis for this behaviour!!!

Started by Claude Gonzales in Uncategorized. Last reply by Bugs 3 hours ago. 1 Reply

I never seen these fellahs asking KEITH DIAZ no questions. But the CIP decide to step up and oppose the corruption and the next thing you -- everybody on their case.MY PEOPLE, boy!!!Continue

VI Carnival 2017 Live Stream

Started by Pan Times in Panorama. Last reply by jean robertson 3 hours ago. 12 Replies

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odw/bugs/cecil/michael/morning glory -- this is an interesting article.

Started by Claude Gonzales in Uncategorized. Last reply by Cecil hinkson 9 hours ago. 3 Replies

The author was bold enough to identify my favorite MINISTER as MISSING IN ACTION since carnival!"Faced with consistently shrinking revenue, the Rowley Government and the NCC are demanding of the stakeholders much less dependence on the public purse…Continue

If the CIP cannot answer some FUNDAMENTAL MANAGEMENT QUESTIONS, why should they be put in charge of a ONE HUNDRED MILLION $ a year organization?

Started by Claude Gonzales in Uncategorized. Last reply by odw 14 hours ago. 3 Replies

The CIP came on the FORUM pushing their political agenda (but they said it was NOT POLITICAL -- A LIE) and when asked a few BASIC QUESTIONS by bugs -- they started hemming and hawing with a lot of NONSENSICAL responses.If they are THAT DISHONEST 18…Continue

Happy Birthday to Champion Arranger and Recording Artist Robert Greenidge

Started by Pan Times in When Steel Talks Exclusive. Last reply by BEDE LOPEZ 19 hours ago. 7 Replies

When Steel Talks extends birthday greetings to the great panist Robert Greenidge.Continue

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Bugs: The CIP come and run merrytonestothebone off the forum; I don't believe it!!!

Started by Claude Gonzales in Uncategorized. Last reply by douglas williams yesterday. 22 Replies

Trinidad just receive this big jump in international rating for PRESS FREEDOM but the CIP coming on this forum and trying to curtail FREEDOM OF SPEECH. Merrytonestothebone was such a prolific and informative poster in this forum for so many years.…Continue

Jonathan Scales - To the Orient and Back - UpClose!

Started by Pan Times in When Steel Talks Exclusive. Last reply by Mike yesterday. 6 Replies

Have Pan, Will Travel... “Musicians play music to uplift people, but every once in a while it's the musician that is in need of 'spiritual uplifting' the most....thankful for a great night in Tamshui Taiwan! ❤ ” ... Jonathan Scales…Continue

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April 27 is the case management conference to resolve the PANORAMA 2017 GATE RECEIPTS

Started by Claude Gonzales in Uncategorized. Last reply by Claude Gonzales yesterday. 1 Reply

As soon as anybody gets the results, please let the forum know!!!Continue

Early Trinidad and Tobago Steelbands Names Associated with Hollywood Movies

Started by Pan Times in WST News. Last reply by Courtney Leiba yesterday. 12 Replies

Many early Trinidad and Tobago steelband took their names from current Hollywood movies.click to check WST list.  It's a work in…Continue

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Research Information

Posted by Savitri Rampersad on March 6, 2017 at 9:36pm 1 Comment

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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