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A chronological look at the history of the steelpan music instrument through people, places and events http://ow.ly/bkw230afHgW

The History of SteelPan Timeline

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A chronological look at the history of the steelpan music instrument through people, places and events

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Cecil hinkson replied to Claude Gonzales's discussion This Video was put up under a different topic by BIG SID. But I think it deserves singular placement!!!
"I won't be too surprised if I hear someone put together a Pan Super Bowl in the US."
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Morning Glory replied to Claude Gonzales's discussion A Petition to ban BUGS from the FORUM!!!
"Merrytones my brother,,,,can you,or will you be willing to be the voice IN TRINIDAD,,,to put forth the POSITIVE IDEAS,put out by the contributors to this forum to the relevant athourities ,who are In a position and have the power to get things…"
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S. F. Thomas replied to Claude Gonzales's discussion This Video was put up under a different topic by BIG SID. But I think it deserves singular placement!!!
"P.S. Re the thought of a "Pan Olympics" where one of the categories is the steelband playing the music of a particular folk... Here is a great example of a Cuban steelband playing a piece of Cuban music and wowing the crowd at an…"
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March 29th, to be exact - marks the death of one of the most influential figures in the history of the steelpan movement. Rudolph Valentino Charles was one of the finest leaders, innovators and visionaries ever produced by the twin island republic of Trinidad and Tobago. A brief review of his ex... http://ow.ly/5LNZ30anZk2

Rudolph Charles, Exceptional Leader, Steelpan Tuner

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March 29th, to be exact - marks the death of one of the most influential figures in the history of the steelpan movement. Rudolph Valentino Charles...

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S. F. Thomas replied to Claude Gonzales's discussion This Video was put up under a different topic by BIG SID. But I think it deserves singular placement!!!
"Thank you, Claude... The first question for me is whether there is another foreign own-composition in "orthodox" Panorama format? There are some other good own-compositions out there, notably involving Andy Narell, buy none that I would…"
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Grenada National Steelband Panorama Winners - History http://ow.ly/T83O30afFD1

Grenada National Steelband Panorama Winners - History

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Previous Grenada Steelband Panorama Winners

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Vorick Picou replied to Claude Gonzales's discussion This Video was put up under a different topic by BIG SID. But I think it deserves singular placement!!!
"Nice to see how the music has crossed all geographic boundaries. Notable also isa the manner in which they move with the rhythm of the music."
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Jennifer Ire replied to Claude Gonzales's discussion This Video was put up under a different topic by BIG SID. But I think it deserves singular placement!!!
"Thanks for sending this around again, sweeter the second time seeing it."
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Bugs replied to Claude Gonzales's discussion A Petition to ban BUGS from the FORUM!!!
"Thank you Morning Glory for your wise and unbiased council.  Claude is under concussion protocol. He is really not a "bad guy" he was just led astray by Rolly Polly. bugs "
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Cecil hinkson replied to Claude Gonzales's discussion This Video was put up under a different topic by BIG SID. But I think it deserves singular placement!!!
"That looks like Panorama from Japan, they are good."
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Morning Glory replied to Claude Gonzales's discussion A Petition to ban BUGS from the FORUM!!!
"No matter if Pan Trinbago break down,,,,,WE JAMMING STILL,,,,DOE WORRY,WE GO WUK DEM."
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Morning Glory replied to Claude Gonzales's discussion A Petition to ban BUGS from the FORUM!!!
"Well I am fairly new to this forum,,,but to all respect to all on this forum and to Claude as he seems to be one of the prominent contributors,,,,,I personally don't think that ANYONE should be banned ,as we need to hear from ALL sides of the…"
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Gemonites Steel Orchestra - Antigua - History http://ow.ly/dYa830afF2j

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The full biography of Gemonites Steel Orchestra

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A Petition to ban BUGS from the FORUM!!!

Started by Claude Gonzales in Uncategorized. Last reply by Morning Glory 7 hours ago. 24 Replies

I need 100 signatures which I will present to WST in order to ban BUGS from the forum. Long before Trump came into office and popularized the FAKE NEWS reference -- BUGS was a purveyor of FAKE NEWS on this forum. Actually, BUGS should be collecting…Continue

Concerned Individuals for Pan (CIP) President?

Started by Aquil in News. Last reply by Bugs 17 hours ago. 12 Replies

Concerned Individuals for Pan (CIP) President?By Aquil Arrindell There is constant pressure on our group to offer an alternative president and executive for Pan Trinbago. Some argue that the CIP is demanding this executive gone but we are not…Continue

Transitional Service & Repast for Panist Earl King

Started by Pan Times in News. Last reply by Carlton E. Munroe 19 hours ago. 2 Replies

Brooklyn, New York - J’Ouvert City International Inc. Executive Board of Directors and its affiliated Mas and Steelband Organizations send their condolences to the King family. To his wife Beulah we are standing with you in these sad moments, he has…Continue

Meet Malika Green - Chicago, USA

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Celebration of Women and the Steelpan Art Form…Continue

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One of my favourite CALYPSOS of ALL TIME!!!

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CLASSICAL MUSIC

Started by Cecil hinkson in Uncategorized. Last reply by BEDE LOPEZ yesterday. 5 Replies

Lets see if we can get some stories about Music Festival. In your opinion which performance of a Classical piece in was best.We can also start a catalog of  CLASSICS ON STEEL, all is invited to post tunes.Continue

Out of pain this culture was born - The Steelband of Trinidad & Tobago

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Out of pain this culture was born - The Steelband of Trinidad & Tobago by Gerry Kangalee Global - Out of the pain of slavery, indentureship,…Continue

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THE BOMB TUNE

Started by Cecil hinkson in Uncategorized. Last reply by frank yesterday. 181 Replies

The bomb tunes of the 60s was one of the high points of the Steelband thus far, we have moved so far from that it's hard to visualize that there was such a period.What have we done to the steelband in the name of progress.Glenroy, odw, Val please…Continue

KEITH DIAZ: The GREATEST POLITICIAN in the WHOLE WIDE WORLD!!!

Started by Claude Gonzales in Uncategorized. Last reply by Claude Gonzales yesterday. 6 Replies

After seeing the OBAMA LEGACY pulverized and the TRUMP PRESIDENCY floundering, I have to proclaim KEITH DIAZ as the GREATEST POLITICIAN the world has ever seen.Even PUTIN is under pressure!!!But THE RIGHT HONOURABLE KEITH DIAZ kicks every adversary…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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