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patrick ramdoo commented on Pan Times's photo
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ADLIB Steel Orchestra during Basement’s 2014 Panyard recordings session

"Is this 'picture, picture'?? Where is the music? "
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patrick ramdoo replied to VALENTINE YOUNG's discussion Steel Bands in NY Preparing for Panorama being Constantly Harassed By Police
"Does that problem exist in Canada, London and Miami???"
7 hours ago
patrick ramdoo replied to VALENTINE YOUNG's discussion Steel Bands in NY Preparing for Panorama being Constantly Harassed By Police
"There maybe councilmen/women, but there is no real representation. If there is a problem with noise pollution, the bands have the power to 'tone' it down. You don't have to be loud to be effective. The NYPD can be asses*ments also.…"
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Dead or Alive - Marsicans Steel Orchestra 2005

New York Marsicans performing "Dead or Alive", as arranged by Pelham Goddard. The year is 2005. Captured by Basement Recordings.
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Andre-Roger Dellevi replied to VALENTINE YOUNG's discussion Steel Bands in NY Preparing for Panorama being Constantly Harassed By Police
"Tru Dat... That has been the experience of many of our expat folk as a migrant to foreign shores... More reasons to enjoy the limes when back home of a visit,ent..."
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Cecil hinkson replied to VALENTINE YOUNG's discussion Steel Bands in NY Preparing for Panorama being Constantly Harassed By Police
"The long and short of this situation is, we are a people that like to lime, take a drink, and talk shit by the pan yard, when you live in a strange land they don't have anything like that, so when they see you doing yuh stuff some feel…"
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Ann Morris replied to VALENTINE YOUNG's discussion Steel Bands in NY Preparing for Panorama being Constantly Harassed By Police
"Well said"
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New York Steelband Music Panorama competition at Brooklyn Museum Grounds,

August 30, 2014 from 8pm to 11:45pm
Annual New York Steelband Music Panorama competition features the following steel orchestras - ADLIB, CrossFire, D’Radoes, Despers USA, Harmony, Metro, Pantonic, Canada’s Pan Fantasy, Pan Sonatas, Steel Xplosion and defending champions CASYM Steel Orchestra.  Note:  steelbands listed are subject to change.  Showtime:  8:00 p.m.  Venue:   Brooklyn Museum Grounds, 200 Eastern Parkway, Brooklyn, New York, USA.     Click for Order of AppearanceSee More
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Andre-Roger Dellevi replied to VALENTINE YOUNG's discussion Steel Bands in NY Preparing for Panorama being Constantly Harassed By Police
"If this goes on even in industrial areas, then the problem is not imagined it is real. In TO, AfroPanYard is in such an area and community relations are respectable. Rehearsals and blockos are off-hours and the end of practice, we head home for the…"
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Lisa W. Yarbor liked VALENTINE YOUNG's discussion Steel Bands in NY Preparing for Panorama being Constantly Harassed By Police
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Bertel Gittens replied to VALENTINE YOUNG's discussion Steel Bands in NY Preparing for Panorama being Constantly Harassed By Police
"Reminds me of the history of Capt. Baker back in those days."
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Bertel Gittens replied to VALENTINE YOUNG's discussion Steel Bands in NY Preparing for Panorama being Constantly Harassed By Police
"True Ann, if the authorities were to strictly enforce the noise pollution laws in T&T, there would be no Carnival period."
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Cecil hinkson replied to VALENTINE YOUNG's discussion Steel Bands in NY Preparing for Panorama being Constantly Harassed By Police
"Good post Noah, It was also said that a parking problem is created and additional noise from spectators, it's just that the authorities want the place shut down after 11pm, less police to be paid.  "
20 hours ago
VALENTINE YOUNG replied to VALENTINE YOUNG's discussion Steel Bands in NY Preparing for Panorama being Constantly Harassed By Police
"It's Harassment. Even Steel bands that Rehearse in Industrial Areas are Shut Down. It's A Power Trip by the Powers that be. They think that whenever Young Black People are Gathered there must be Trouble. So they show who is in Control. I…"
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VALENTINE YOUNG replied to VALENTINE YOUNG's discussion Steel Bands in NY Preparing for Panorama being Constantly Harassed By Police
"There is Lack of Tolerance towards the Steel Bands. Most of the People who are not of Trini decent are Less Tolerable. They Consider the Steel bands to Be a Noisy Bunch of People making noise on Steel Drums. No one considers the Revenue that The…"
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Steel Bands in NY Preparing for Panorama being Constantly Harassed By Police

Started by VALENTINE YOUNG in Uncategorized. Last reply by patrick ramdoo 7 hours ago. 26 Replies

It's about time That Steelband People Speak Out. Every Year Steel-bands in NY Preparing for Panorama Competition are Harassed by The NYPD Shutting downs the Bands in the Middle of Their Practice Sessions.

PICK THREE BANDS IN NY PANORAMA.......

Started by Cecil hinkson in Uncategorized. Last reply by Cecil hinkson yesterday. 20 Replies

We have five more days  to choose, just the first 3 bands in any order. Your choice should not reflect who you like, just who you feel will make up the first 3.Continue

Basement 2014 Panyard Recording Schedule

Started by Pan Times in Panorama yesterday. 0 Replies

Basement 2014 Panyard Recordings Tuesday August 26:9:00 p.m. - CASYM Steel Orchestra - [DONE] - (watch 2013 performances -…Continue

Tags: Sonatas, CrossFire, CASYM, D'Radoes, CD

NY brooklyn Junior panorama

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Does anyone have a list of the results of this event and will it be a year to year event.Continue

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Arrangers honoured at Pan on D Avenue, #3

Posted by Ian Franklin on August 24, 2014 at 3:36pm 0 Comments

The organizers of Pan on D Avenue honoured 12 arrangers of the National Instrument of Trinidad and Tobago on August 23rd 2014. This Pan Parade was first held in 2012.                                                              

Because of the late start, the hostess could not mention some of the accomplishments of these 12 arrangers, and some of the awards were not presented on the air. These are some of the language I was looking forward on hearing about three of the arrangers who…

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Cinderella's Dance by Dr. Lester Hazlewood-Simon

Posted by lester simon on August 11, 2014 at 9:59pm 0 Comments

Cinderella’s Dance represents my response to the 2014 panorama in Antigua & Barbuda.

 

Once upon a time there lived an unhappy, motherless girl with her stepmother and two stepsisters. The stepmother did not like her one little bit because she was prettier than her own two daughters. In fact, the poor girl was prettier…

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