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PRESENT EXECUTIVE OF PAN TRINBAGO IS USELESS..

Started this discussion. Last reply by Cecil hinkson Aug 25. 2 Replies

All the present  executive of Pan Trinbago should step down, everyone ah them. They all have a negative impact on the movement. WALK AWAY..Continue

WHAT AH MESS...

Started this discussion. Last reply by Bugs Jun 29. 18 Replies

It looking like people are out to bankrupt the CIP, the chairman has been taken to court, this is the same tactic PT used on the New Visionaries.Continue

IT'S A SHAME...

Started this discussion. Last reply by Claude Gonzales Jun 4. 1 Reply

That the Steelband movement is were it is and NO ONE can do anything about it. Modern-day OUTCAST are what Pan People is today. Even the government and the legal system playing football with Pan…Continue

THE PANORAMA PIE...

Started this discussion. Last reply by Cecil hinkson May 16. 24 Replies

Can someone tell us how it is sliced, what percentage goes to the players, the most important people in the event. It is evident that many feel that they are not adequately compensated. Do they make…Continue

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Cecil hinkson replied to Claude Gonzales's discussion This is the question: Has the STEELBAND COMMUNITY in TRINIDAD & TOBAGO evolved SOCIALLY enough to ELECT A WOMAN PRESIDENT?
"Another interesting factor is the two women that run ComPanions in T&T were members of the New Visionaries with Beverley, ComPanions is the best run Pan organization in T&T, unless they are running themselves they could be a great help to…"
6 hours ago
Cecil hinkson replied to Claude Gonzales's discussion This is the question: Has the STEELBAND COMMUNITY in TRINIDAD & TOBAGO evolved SOCIALLY enough to ELECT A WOMAN PRESIDENT?
"Pan Trinbago probably need ah womans' touch. Men screwed up for years lets see where the gyrls can take us."
6 hours ago
Cecil hinkson replied to Bugs's discussion I fully Support the Honorable Beverley Ramsey Moore for the TOP Pan Job of Trinidad and Tobago
"You tell him odw and we sure Beverley ain't thieving no money"
7 hours ago
Cecil hinkson replied to Bugs's discussion I fully Support the Honorable Beverley Ramsey Moore for the TOP Pan Job of Trinidad and Tobago
"Aouil, In my opinion It's a win win with these two people, I know that I know Beverley want what's best for Steelbands,  she is in this for years, and Keron feels he has a debt of gratitude to Pan Trinbago, for his education, we just…"
13 hours ago
Cecil hinkson replied to Bugs's discussion I fully Support the Honorable Beverley Ramsey Moore for the TOP Pan Job of Trinidad and Tobago
"Aquil, if they can't work together neither deserve the top spot, I'm Ok with either one at the top."
23 hours ago
Cecil hinkson replied to Bugs's discussion I fully Support the Honorable Beverley Ramsey Moore for the TOP Pan Job of Trinidad and Tobago
"They can't go wrong with Beverley and Keron at the top of PT."
yesterday
Cecil hinkson replied to Aquil's discussion Meeting tomorrow as executives allegedly got paid 1 month’s salary out of the 8 million that N.C.C has for pan men and the bands.
"Why not let NCC pay the pan people?"
yesterday
Cecil hinkson replied to Claude Gonzales's discussion I better clear this up!!! I don't have a candidate in this election -- NONE of the candidates have the GLOBAL VISION to compete with the AMERICAN PAN MOVEMENT!!!
"T&T have to fix stuff in T&T before the start talking Global and as ah matter of fact it kinda late for them. Keron is a good man for the job."
yesterday
Cecil hinkson replied to Claude Gonzales's discussion BEVERLEY RAMSEY-MOORE: ALL HAT and NO CATTLE ...
"THE BEST MAN FOR THE JOB IS THIS WOMAN....."
Monday
Cecil hinkson replied to Jules Bernard's discussion Pan Trinbago has been secretly conducting a Poll
"This post had no merit then, It have no merit now."
Sunday
Cecil hinkson replied to Claude Gonzales's discussion PNM and PAN
"I agree with you earl."
Sunday
Cecil hinkson replied to Claude Gonzales's discussion FOUR MEN holding PAN TRINBAGO HOSTAGE: FORTEAU, JOSEPH, DIAZ and SHEPPARD!!!
"This is why I said Managers are not seeking their players best interest. Steelbands have one manager who is the mayor of a city, another one who was the deputy mayor of another city, a ex banker and who knows what else. Why these people just sitting…"
Saturday
Cecil hinkson replied to Claude Gonzales's discussion PNM and PAN
"The PNM was fooled by the talk that any jackass could run the Pan movement. They were the jackasses to put millions of dollars in the hands of incompetent people."
Saturday
Cecil hinkson replied to Claude Gonzales's discussion Is the STEELBAND COMMUNITY in TRINIDAD and TOBAGO ready for a WOMAN PRESIDENT in the person of BEVERLEY RAMSEY-MOORE?
"When will we see the officia list?"
Saturday
Cecil hinkson replied to Glenroy R Joseph's discussion OK Guys , lets stop cussing the T&T government for a minute....
"The government keep putting the people tax dollars in the hands of people who misrepresent steelband/pan for years. They have to shoulder the blame, they funded incompetent people."
Saturday
Cecil hinkson replied to Claude Gonzales's discussion Is the STEELBAND COMMUNITY in TRINIDAD and TOBAGO ready for a WOMAN PRESIDENT in the person of BEVERLEY RAMSEY-MOORE?
"Beverley will make ah excellent leader of Pan Trinbago."
Saturday

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At 5:07pm on November 11, 2017, Gregory Lindsay said…
Cecil...your concerns are my concerns.....and it is not being addressed emphatically nor adequately....Further to that, we cannot pin our hopes on a pink donkey flying the nest. You can't run not even a parlour selling mauby like dat. If this orchestra must take the lead as the lone voice of protest and ultimate sacrifice like John the Baptist in the wilderness, on principle, towards continuing to be self reliant, and independent of welfarism,..then so be it....NO PANORAMA under this dubious, recalcitrant, dishonest, secretive, grossly negligent, delinquent national executive for 2018.....I called it and willing to back it up....in thought, words, will and action with my orchestra.... LoveDemfuhDat..seeYaOnDeRoad..blessings
At 12:37pm on May 29, 2017, Juanitto Jordano Jorda'ninho said…

CH, this is 4 U, I just sent Mi Amigo Claudio's the same, THE ORACLE
Subtitled

St James
The ORIGIN
birth place of the STEEL PAN

Copyright © 2017 by Juanitto Jordano Jorda’ninho

Library of Congress

ISBN

Author: Juanitto Jordano Jorda’ninho (a.k.a.) Leslie Michael Jordán.

Editor: Colin Harris and Juanitto Jordano Jorda’ninho

Publisher: n / a

Preface

This book is about the steel pan musical instrument, which is made from a 55 gallon oil drum steel container, the only musical instrument created in the 20th Century, the true History of it, and the men who pioneered contributing their hard work, men like Carlton (sonny /sire) Roach, leader player tuner inventor, Anthony (muff man/skip) Williams Leader tuner inventor innovator arranger player, and visionary Percy (lizard) Thomas, tuner player innovator, Neville Jules leader tuner player innovator arranger.

The information that is in this book is about to disclose is whom, did what, when, where, how and why, time, dates, photos, technological schematic’s, etc.

Author’s Annotation

Invention by way of discovery, the only musical instruments to be invented in the “Twentieth Century” 20th in Trinidad and Tobago the year 1936, “Pan” as it is called in Trinidad and Tobago today, has, and is still suffering from what is called a” his story “epidemic, where fabricated stories, lies and chaos are rampant, as the actual inventors and innovators are not credited for their work, men like Carlton “sonny” Roach, Anthony “muffman”Williams,
Percy “lizard” Thomas, and Neville Jules, and others like Lennox Pierre and Andrew “Carlyle Kerr organizers of the 1951 T.A.S.P.O. and Lt Joseph Nathaniel Griffith arranger for the T.A.S.P.O., until these men are credited for their work, the “Art form” will remain in limbo.

Another example is the actual violence associated with the “Steel Pan” is so greatly exaggerated, that it’s pathetic, and ignorant to even mention its association with the instrument, as the actual violence itself was not cause by the individual players themselves, but instead by supporters, I know this for a fact because I was in the middle of the biggest Carnival riots in “Trinidad”& Tobago,
on Charlotte Street, Carnival Tuesday 1956 with Cairo Steel band, I was nine (9) years old at the time, approaching ten (10), other players and myself were hiding between 55 gallon bass drums, while others were running and ducking into other people gate way and yards to get away from the bottle throwing, I saw those who were rioting with knives, cutlasses / machetes, stones / rocks etc, you name it they had it. Most of the violence was because one band was either playing better than the other, or some was whining / dancing up on someone else’s woman/girlfriend, my “Gist” is a question, how could a player be playing pan and fighting at the same time?
Only when you mess with a player while he’s playing his “pan” This stigma needs to be put to rest.
Because what we have before us a indigenous body of instruments that have broadened the musical family of the world, which fortunately happens to be a trillion dollar industry begging to be embraced, as the music business in it self is a cruel and shallow money trench, a long plastic hallway lined with thieves and pimps like Animn Smith, Brian Copeland et al, meaning the Late former P.M. Patrick Manning, Junio Regrello, Clement Imbert, via there “Alleged Genesis G-pan etc etc etc, and Keith DIAZ, as great talented men die like dogs, this book was written to clarify and abrogate these chaotic epidemics, while attempting to curtail the ambiance of thieves and pimps, within it’s sphere.

Most stories to date; in “Trinidad and Tobago”, and in various parts of this humble planet earth has it that, the steel band musical instrument, or “Pan” as it is called today, the only musical instrument invented in the twentieth century,

At 12:23am on March 23, 2017, Albert Bing Reid said…
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.
At 1:33pm on March 10, 2017, Emery Tesheira said…

Thanks Ces.

At 1:18am on January 23, 2017, Morning Glory said…
Thank You,Cecil,BLESSINGS.
At 3:18pm on July 21, 2016, Allima Garcia said…

Thank you for your birthday wishes. Don't forget Pan on d'Avenue V is on August 27th. We are honouring the percussionists/ the engine room of the steel band. Suggestions are welcome

At 7:42am on May 30, 2016, Juanitto Jordano Jorda'ninho said…

CH,

CH, "Pan" as we call it today, derived or started with the first dustbin band, back in the mid nineteen thirties,  there were tin pans, bottles, bamboo's, bed chambers or pozey's, pot's and pan's, hub caps, ect, actualy it was there before the costic soda, and biscuit drum, before  steel drum arrived in 1945, these men has passed on, but some is remembered, Carlton "sonny" Roach, Adawell Sampsoen, Carlton "Bigs" Marshall, Winston "wolf" King, Big "daddy" Cole ect, it has to change, like the time's, as well as be crowded...

At 6:50pm on May 26, 2016, Juanitto Jordano Jorda'ninho said…

CH , we'll take it in part or in whole, some one  is gonna pay, EVEN IN HELL, SNSE is a subsidiary, 49% owned by a foreign syndicate with a buy back clause, and they WILL, take it outta someone's hide one way or the other or, proberbly we will own T&T in part, they should'nt mess with things that doesn't belong to them , the subsidiary transaction was done for this very reason ...

At 7:18pm on December 25, 2015, Juanitto Jordano Jorda'ninho said…

Yeah CH, and Season Greeting's to U and your family, I'm back my friend...

At 2:59pm on October 7, 2015, Juanitto Jordano Jorda'ninho said…

CH, the Y is the problem, and the problem is that, most pan ppl cannot see the "forrest" for the "sleaze / fleas blood suckers" like Copeland, Diaz, et al ect ect, the Steel band / Pan industries is a Multi-Trillion industry waiting to be plucked, where the hallways are lined with "pimps and thieves", LIKE THE FOREMENTIONED, in 2004 Selwyn Tarradath et al/and others, derived a Techono Pan project in Diego Martin area that was financed by The National Lottery Board, which somehow failed later on as the finance had mysteriously depleated, guess who was involved in the finance on the Lottery Board??? none other than Brian R.Copeland, after that he and his other "LODGE BUDDIES" we're given a mandate by his alleged relative the then PM in 2005, to research and create a new family of steel pans based on the 4ths & 5ths or "spider web tenor pan" which had already research and created by Anthony Williams, and Design Patent Trademark and Copyrighted by SNSE for and in the name of Williams, the 29 inch big tenor pan Williams derived in 1968 Copeland called his Genesis first of it's kind G-pan he forged from Williams where he recieved the country Highest Award for Williams work implementing "Plagiarism, where $81.5 million U.S. dollars of T&T tax payers money has been alotted to date, and it isn't over as yet, my GIST is a question, which country is gonna own the right's of the STEEL PAN??? PAY ATTENTION PEOPLE...

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