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Our Steel Pan Musical Instrument is, continually UNDER economical and political SIEGE, persistent attack that has created a blockade, of evolutionary process...Continue
This is almost as bad as teefiing the children Christmas money. Why has Claude Gonzales been silent on the matter? Inquiring minds would like to know?Continue
Trinidad & Tobago, W.I. - “On Saturday August 26th 2017, the Woodbrook/St. James Community Association is once again planning to have Pan on d’Avenue along Ariapita Avenue, Woodbrook. The parade route this year is from Taylor Street heading…Continue
Now GrenadaSaturday, 12 August 2017: The incomplete stage for Panorama | NOW GrenadaThe Grenada Steel Bands…Continue
The Daily Herald PHILIPSBURG--Dow’s Musical Foundation (DMF) made a lengthy presentation to Members of Parliament (MPs) on Tuesday during a Central Committee meeting. The objective of the meeting was to bring Parliament up to date with DMF’s “Music…Continue
The Government of Grenada will launch an investigation into the circumstances which led to the postponement of the National Panorama…Continue
Newsday so sad!” In an immediate reaction, Marcano, after acknowledging Joseph’s support of the ISF Big 5 initiative, noted that the President of Pan Trinbago Keith Diaz’s initial denial of knowing of their existence and his subsequent denouncing of…Continue
NewsdayTHE Woodbrook/ St. James Community Association’s Pan on d’Avenue VI this year will be done in memory of Stephen Derek. The steel pan parade will feature 30 bands on the move, accompanied by traditional mas characters and moko jumbies,…Continue
We note the passing of Lionel “Tanker” George on June 17, 2017. He was originally a member of the Casablanca Steel Orchestra and a part of that exodus led by Philmore “Boots” Davidson which established City Syncopators. He was an acknowledged skilled player of the guitar pan before he moved to the five bass with equally acclaimed accomplishment.
He is seated on the right and next to him is Carlton “Zigilee” Barrow Constantine of Bar 20 (centre) and Oscar “Bogart” Pile of Casablanca…Continue
(1) FROM 1973 THROUGH 2015, TUNES WITH PAN AS PART OF THE NAME HAVE BEEN PERFORMED 66 TIMES AT CONVENTIONAL PANORAMA FINALS.
(2) BANDS HAVE WON MORE PERFORMING AT POSITION #1 AT PANORAMA THAN POSITIONS 2, 3, 7, 11, 12 and 13.
(3) OUT OF THE 54 YEARS OF PANORAMA FINALS, ONLY 3 YEARS STEEL ORCHESTRA PERFORMED A DIFFERENT TUNE. THE YEARS ARE 2006, 2015 and 2016.
(4) RAY HOLMAN and DESPERADOES ARE THE ONLY NAMES THAT WERE PANORAMA FINALISTS IN 1960'S, 1970'S, 1980'S, 1990'S,…