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Albert Bing Reid left a comment for Cecil hinkson
"Brought back great happy memories. During that period the Steelbands used to learn about twelve of those beautiful songs to make an LP plus one for the panorama competition."
Mar 23
Albert Bing Reid replied to Jeston Lett's discussion PANORAMA JUDGING 2.0
"I would say it is becoming more and more difficult to judge the big bands panorama competition in T&T especially the finals. The this past year (2017) the arrangers were stratospheric with their musical ideas and all the bands played extremely…"
Mar 4
Albert Bing Reid commented on Pan Times's photo
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Carnival Tuesday 1969

"In those days costumes were made by tailors not ordered from China. Also the shoes were made by shoemakers. Carnival was true portrayal not S, M, XX LARGE in a box."
Jan 23
Albert Bing Reid replied to Keith Marcelle's discussion PASSING OF A FRIEND
"Reginald "Panky" Sobers was like family to me. He was very generous, funny, yet always filled with good ideas. He was the one who got Boogsie to work with Silhouettes Steel Orch in 1998 which produced one of the biggest bands to enter NEW…"
Jan 14
Albert Bing Reid replied to Salah Wilson's discussion The Passing of Wallace Austin (Ace Pan Tuner) R.I.P.
"The members and myself of Marsicans Steel Orch. Brooklyn, New York extend our condolences to the Austin family. Mr Austin was quite an inspiration in the formation of our band in the early two thousands. He always gave us his best which was the best…"
Dec 23, 2016
Albert Bing Reid replied to Pan Times's discussion Pan, Jazz and Calypso
"Comparisons and preferences always been a strong topic for argument when coming to music, and now since Steelpan music has been the world latest musical desire it will continue. My opinion it is all about taste, everybody's taste is not the…"
Aug 23, 2016
Albert Bing Reid replied to London Gabriel's discussion Missing NY steel bands
"Curly, I remember you well playing with me in Panmasters during the early seventies and I have seen you playing in other bands in the past. I have very high respect for your experience, your love, and commitment to the art form. Why did you answered…"
Feb 22, 2016
Albert Bing Reid replied to London Gabriel's discussion Missing NY steel bands
"Mr Monroe: Thanks for the resume you posted it's very informative. However, I have not seen any mention of you as leader of a band participated in the Brooklyn pamorama, but you said that you have the answers. The three bands in question were…"
Feb 21, 2016
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Jul 9, 2015
Albert Bing Reid liked Pan Times's event Despers USA Presents the Arrangers
May 15, 2015
Albert Bing Reid replied to John dunbar's discussion PAN TRINBAGO'S BLIND EYES AND DEAF EARS:
"The question of foreign judges for panorama should be presented to the band leaders and arrangers for a vote."
Feb 3, 2015
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Jan 30, 2015
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Jan 29, 2015

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