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New arranger in the East Zone Medium.

Started this discussion. Last reply by Anthony C. Gittens Apr 12. 24 Replies

The musically talented and college grad Andre White is now the arranger for the Santa Cruz band Pamberri . He is a good friend of mines from New York and when I spoke to him yesterday he was in…Continue

Breaking news coming from the southland !

Started this discussion. Last reply by A.L.Nunes Apr 5. 20 Replies

The leader of popular south large band NLCB Fonclaire has announced that long time arranger Ken Professor Philmore will no longer be the arranger for the band.The new arranger will be Leon Foster…Continue

Is Corporate sponsors in T&T predujice to certain bands. Sponsorship will certainly help them move to large.

Started this discussion. Last reply by Cecil hinkson Mar 15. 1 Reply

This was brought forward by Gregory Lindsay in the Morning show.Continue

In the Larger band category of Panorama I am going all out to say that there are no favorites in the ten bands. It is anyone take because of the closeness of the points tally in the semis.

Started this discussion. Last reply by Fitzy T. Spencer Feb 23. 2 Replies

Come sober and come fair judges because we have been seeing a similar pattern in winners the past few years.Yes there are a bands called INVADERS,SKIFFLE(formally Skiffle Bunch) and TROPICAL ANGEL…Continue

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ARTHUR W TRAVERSO replied to Pan Times's discussion More thoughts on Panorama NY 2017
"The WIADP committee have been following the pattern of T&T Carnival for years and we all know that Carnival Saturday is strictly for Panorama . Unfortunately due to the abnormally bad weather conditions which we all knew days in advance this…"
Sep 5
ARTHUR W TRAVERSO replied to Pan Times's discussion NY 2017 Panorama postponed due to rain
"After all them days and hours of practice you telling us that Philly Pan Stars went back to Philly. Why couldn't the WIADP organizers find some way to accommodate them for a few hours. This is not going to go down good in the pan…"
Sep 3
ARTHUR W TRAVERSO replied to Pan Times's discussion Order of Appearance - United Kingdom Steelband 2017 Panorama Line-up -- Quick Chart
"Good luck to all the U.K. Steelbands. I am in South Beach,Miami for my brother 60th birthday bash. Will be back in NY on Sunday."
Aug 25
ARTHUR W TRAVERSO replied to Pan Times's discussion Breaking News -- Bands Boycott Grenada Panorama - Stage not ready for prime time
"Total disrespect for Pan players in the Caribbean. T&T Pan players don't have unity and that is why the Big 5 have decided to do their own thing. Let's see how this plays out when the news get to the Mecca. In life you have to make…"
Aug 13
ARTHUR W TRAVERSO replied to Cecil hinkson's discussion $500 PER PLAYER....
"Cecil Hinkson, Claude Gonzales and the rest of forum members here I actually just came back from Trinidad after taking care of some family business. I was able to go to some of the different zonal Pan communities and have discussions with the pan…"
Aug 8
ARTHUR W TRAVERSO commented on junior's event Band Launch
"I will be there with some friends from out of town ."
Jul 15
ARTHUR W TRAVERSO is attending junior's event

Band Launch at Brooklyn

July 15, 2017 at 5pm to July 16, 2017 at 3am
July 15th we will be having our launch and will like to welcome all of you all to come experience the music from some of brooklyn top bands, See More
Jul 15
ARTHUR W TRAVERSO liked junior's event Band Launch
Jul 15
ARTHUR W TRAVERSO replied to Kareem Richards's discussion No president when Diaz out the country.
"Aquil I think one of the biggest problems here is most of the local pan players is probably not aware that PanTrinbago president Keith Diaz is out of the country. The majority of pan players in T&T only show up a few weeks before the annual…"
Jul 6
ARTHUR W TRAVERSO replied to Bugs's discussion So will Bunji & Faye-Ann boycott Carnival in New York and Trinidad in support of the Pan Community?
"I totally agree with you Claude . FayAnn and Bunjai is all about business and getting their pockets fat while they are still in their prime. They are true ambassadors of the Soca artform. Their career has spanned the globe and Bunji just made a…"
Jun 26
ARTHUR W TRAVERSO replied to Claude Gonzales's discussion PAN TRINBAGO GOES POLITICAL. With all that rain BRET bring, it look like water more than flour
"Claude the twin islands got a serious wake up call from Mother Nature. They locals need to stop saying that "God is a Trini" . Tha PNM bashing their own leader . Another bad weather pattern heading that way . T&T get all yu act…"
Jun 22
ARTHUR W TRAVERSO replied to Bugs's discussion Time to send 'KD" to club jail
"Bugs,T&T soca warriors just got their asses kicked by the US in World Cup Soccer qualification and you and Claude fanciening a bunch of millionaires NBA players. Come on old guys this is a pan forum site . No wonder why pan players in the Mecca…"
Jun 10
ARTHUR W TRAVERSO commented on Pan Times's video

Andre White named Pamberi's 2017 Panorama arranger

"He is indeed one of the future top arrangers. Pamberi is a very unique band as they picked a good arranger in Andre White ."
Jun 8
ARTHUR W TRAVERSO replied to Pan Times's discussion New Arranger for Philadelphia Pan Stars - New York Panorama 2017
"Good choice by Philly. Yohan Popwell is a veteran arranger with Curepe Chezando and a former champion arranger with Sonatas. Well it looks like Brooklyn 2017 Panorama is heading to be one of the best ."
Jun 8
ARTHUR W TRAVERSO replied to Pan Times's discussion New Arranger for CrossFire - New York Panorama 2017
"This will be a great warm up for his new assignment with south large band a NLCB Fonclaire. Also New York Panorama will be very competitive with young arrangers."
Jun 7
ARTHUR W TRAVERSO replied to Claude Gonzales's discussion What does DOCTOR DOLLY mean by "IMMEDIATELY FOLLOWING" -- what do people on this forum project when they hear the term IMMEDIATELY FOLLOWING CARNIVAL?
"Trinidad is a lame duck, rum, party and lime culture where nothing is taken seriously so it doesn't surprise me that we are in June and we are getting no answers about the audit. Pannist like Dane Gulson have to go out there and entertain the…"
Jun 5

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