"Congrats to Andre. I hope it's long term, to give him time to retool the band that once raised dust! A sponsor would be great. Excellent opportunity and challenge, albeit the competition in the Medium category is extremely keen."
"The people's choice. Why? Because "Doh back back" was the clear road march that year....extremely popular tune sung by none other than Sparrow..........a situation rather similar this year like also in 2006 remember?
No Martin. In…"
"So All Stars Doh Back Back is one of the performances that has made an impact on Panorama for one reason or another...........In my view, the reason for All Stars Panorama "impact" in 1984 was the 17.5 marks beating Renegades put on…"
"I think it's more correct to say it is no longer what is played but how it is played from 2005 onward at least. This would perfectly describe this year's 'winning' outcome in the Large Band category."
"I thank you MTTTB for your complimentary remarks of Renegades' performance - truly imbued with relevant musical substance and inventiveness and executed with razor-sharp accuracy. Even the 'fugue' inclusion in the coda was not just…"
Arrangers compose tunes with their bands in mind. They are not bothered if other arrangers distance themselves from their compositions.
Their justified beef is with the air-heads on the airwaves who arrogate to themselves the responsibility…"
""Panorama is about drama, excitement, and musicality. One thing it is not is a music festival." Very true Lennox.
From where I sit at Renegades' pan yard, I can assure you musicality, excitement and drama will be delivered with…"