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Telefunken Microphones and the Steel Orchestra - 143 AES Convention

"I know they make excellent mics. That wasn't my point. It was that this guy had no technical information about them when asked why they would be good for recording pans, and which of their mics would be appropriate for the application."
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Telefunken Microphones and the Steel Orchestra - 143 AES Convention

"Eric Rollnick, Telefunken makes awesome mic.  Unless he was talking about a specific mic none of your spec concerns matter. I know you were not about buy his mic just because he said so.  Why don't you share some specifics on why…"
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Aquil replied to Aquil's discussion Big Five, or Five of Hearts
"i humbly apologise Mr. manager. it is just my helpful nature. can't help but break the contract from time to time. this is trinidad. we do what we want here. lol"
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"MUD, HARSH and BRITTLE ... I have been looking for the technical elements of PAN DISSONANCE for years!!! And for decades DEM TRINIS tell me that I doh know what I talking about. But a musical note is a musical note and everybody knows what a musical…"
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Claude Gonzales replied to Claude Gonzales's discussion 2018 SOCA MIX
"Ah got your drift, Knolly. But most of the people on this forum want the world to turn BACKWARDS and STOP in the SIXTIES. DEY DOH WANT NO CHANGE!!!"
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knolly smith replied to Claude Gonzales's discussion 2018 SOCA MIX
""THERE IS NO LIFE WITHOUT CHANGE" EG:THE DAY CHANGE INTO THE NIGHT,..IT WAS SUNNY THEN IT RAINED WE ARE ALL IN ITHE PROCESS OF CHANGING, WHETHER WE WANT TOO OR NOT, WE WERE YOUNG..NOW WE HAVE AGED,......."CALYPSO IS NOT THE…"
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Claude Gonzales replied to Aquil's discussion Big Five, or Five of Hearts
"Aquil: First of all, I did not HIRE YOU -- I cajoled you into reporting on the two BIG 5 SHOWS. And second of all, there is only ONE BRILLIANT MAN on this forum and that is Dr. deLight!!! So let's move on!!! You were assigned to REPORT on TWO…"
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Aquil replied to Aquil's discussion Big Five, or Five of Hearts
"ha. you to brilliant for me yes."
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Peter deLight replied to Pan Times's discussion Allan Gervais - Master Steelpan Tuner - A Legend
"I sincerely apologize for my typing error. I inadvertently typed Mr.  Terence Cooper.   I meant Mr.  Trevor Cooper.  Do forgive me."
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Claude Gonzales replied to Aquil's discussion Big Five, or Five of Hearts
"The appropriation of an idea/intellectual property very often results in monetary loss. And on an island where the STEELBAND receives most of its FUNDING from Government and Sponsors (THE GIMME GIMME culture), using somebody else's creativity…"
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odw replied to Aquil's discussion Big Five, or Five of Hearts
"“3.There is a possibility that they hosted the first pan camps in this country. Their camps featured music literacy, steel pan construction, careers in steel pan, research on the icons, management workshops, etc. and from this initiative our…"
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Bugs replied to Aquil's discussion Big Five, or Five of Hearts
"Aquil there is a big difference between the Big5 and the other organization you mentioned. For once the bands that really stir the pot in Trinidad and Tobago are stepping up and taken care of their own future. Moreover, they are publicly…"
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Peter deLight replied to Pan Times's discussion Allan Gervais - Master Steelpan Tuner - A Legend
"Mr. Houlder: After reading the relevant narratives in this post, I can have no doubt as to Mr. Gervais' unparalleled excellence in Pan Tuning. I knew of the Casablanca-Tokyo infamous clash (most do!); but, to read Mr Terence Cooper's…"
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I learned a GRIM LESSON yesterday: FORTY PERCENT of all MONIES given to PAN and PAN TRINBAGO over the years has been STOLEN!!!

Started by Claude Gonzales in News yesterday. 0 Replies

Now I know that KEITH DIAZ (alone) stole TEN MILLION. And I have read other stories about one man who was living in the LA BASSE and manage to gain control of PAN TRINBAGO and he stole FIVE MILLION. The problem is: How could the MINISTERS who are…Continue

Big Five, or Five of Hearts

Started by Aquil in News. Last reply by Aquil yesterday. 8 Replies

Big Five, or Five of Hearts By Aquil Arrindell After writing the review on the Big5 show in San Fernando, I received some unexpected attention, some pleasant, some not so pleasant, but I guess that comes with the territory.  One of my past lecturers…Continue

2018 SOCA MIX

Started by Claude Gonzales in Live Performances. Last reply by Claude Gonzales yesterday. 9 Replies

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So the BIG 5 tief somebody else idea and RISE TO FAME?

Started by Claude Gonzales in Uncategorized yesterday. 0 Replies

This TRINI TING real complex!!! If you look at the CONSULTANT LIST from the BIG 5, they could not be any more ACCOMPLISHED. And to think that they would steal a concept from the POOR LAVENTILLE PEOPLE is quite DISTURBING.Continue

Allan Gervais - Master Steelpan Tuner - A Legend

Started by Pan Times in Uncategorized. Last reply by Peter deLight yesterday. 13 Replies

Allan Gervais was one of the finest tuners in his era. He was quick and excelled on all the steelpan instruments. He was considered to be one of the best, if not, the…Continue

Esso Trinidad Tripoli Steel Band - Documentary by Van Dyke Parks

Started by Pan Times in Commentary. Last reply by sherman allison fyfe yesterday. 4 Replies

Take a trip back in time with one of the most successful steel bands the history of Trinidad and Tobago.“The greatest group I’ve ever…Continue

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Back to the moribund: In 10 days the ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING of PAN TRINBAGO will take place!!!

Started by Claude Gonzales in News yesterday. 0 Replies

Ah betting on KEITH DIAZ to control the meeting with an IRON FIST and WALK TALL out of the meeting on his way to a VERY SUCCESSFUL PANORAMA and the start of an election campaign running right into OCTOBER.Continue

The Melo Groove Steele Orchestra keeping Steel Pan Culture alive

Started by Pan Times in News. Last reply by Claude Gonzales yesterday. 2 Replies

South Florida Caribbean NewsThe Melo Groove Steele Orchestra by Jason WalkerSOUTH FLORIDA – Steel Pan or steel drums…Continue

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‘Classical Jewels XI’ – Massy Trinidad All Stars From Jules to Jemmott

Started by Pan Times in News. Last reply by Ian Franklin on Wednesday. 1 Reply

Trinidad All Stars Steel OrchestraTrinidad, Port of Spain - In a year which began with a historic 10th National Panorama victory, for us to consider Classical Jewels XI to be the pinnacle of 2017 speaks volumes.Huge volumes.Classical Jewels XI will…Continue

Sticks ‘n’ Tones wins Miami Panorama Carnival

Started by Pan Times in Uncategorized. Last reply by Ian Franklin on Wednesday. 1 Reply

TRE GREAVES -- Nation NewsOn Friday the Sticks ‘n’ Tones steel band defeated six other bands to claim the top spot in Panorama. The keenly contested event came off at the Central Broward Regional Park, and today thousands have returned to the same…Continue

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PAN AM NORTH STARS BOOK

Posted by sherman allison fyfe on September 16, 2017 at 9:37pm 5 Comments

 I just learned that a fellow by the name of CYRIL MATTHEWS, not sure of his first name just recently published a book about North Stars. He is said to be from upper Bournes Road in St.James, P O S. He claims he played with North Stars and knows Tony well.I want to know if JJJ knows this fellow and why he allowed him to write his book before him. I been telling JJJ for years write the history, he kept hemming and hoaring, dilly dallying, now look wha happen. I hatta buy this man book. JJJ…

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Win a New Low C Tenor Pan and More

Posted by Khari Codrington on September 13, 2017 at 8:03pm 0 Comments

The Codrington Pan Family is giving away a new low C tenor pan at their upcoming concert.

The concert takes place on Saturday 14th October, 2017 at the Teaching and Learning Complex (TLC), UWI at 7pm. Tickets cost $150 for adults and $75 for Children.

The first person to sell 25 tickets will be the winner of the tenor pan.

Please check out our Facebook page for more info about the concert and how you can win other prizes.…

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