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Junior Pouchet

Started Apr 5, 2012 0 Replies

I knew Junior in 1952 when he invited me to be a member of his 1st SteelbanNamed:- Gold Coast. Bunny Sosa was also a member of the band ,we praticed in Cocoerite.  After Silver Stars came into being.…Continue

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Charles Assevero replied to Pan Times's discussion Gabrielle Regina Edward, Bass Player with Sangre Grande Cordettes Steel Orchestra has passed
"R I P Gabrielle Refine Edward.  Charles Assevero."
Dec 30, 2017
Charles Assevero replied to Pan Times's discussion Gabrielle Regina Edward, Bass Player with Sangre Grande Cordettes Steel Orchestra has passed
"My Condolence two the Family.    Charles Assevero  Plano, Texas"
Dec 30, 2017
Charles Assevero left a comment for Pan Times
"Steel band hold  a part  in my heard. I grew  up in Belmont( born 1937) and had the steelband  around me all my life.  I was a member of the steel band that played on ethe froad in 1958 In Harlem(then called West Indian Day…"
Dec 14, 2017
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Kaisonians in blackface, POS Harbour, 1930s

"Thank you for the History lesson.  My Father was born in Deigo Martin(Camaron to to more specific ).I have learned about the French part of my background. Thank you for this Charles Assevero, Plano Texas( a Belmont born Guy)"
Dec 12, 2017
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THE TRADEWINDS - Old Time Calypso

"I remember flying form NY to Toronto  for the weekend in the late sixties and seeing the TRADEWINDS perform at  he Bermuda Room on Younge street.  I  really enjoy them( happy times).. Charles Assevero, Plano,Texas( note Glen…"
Nov 18, 2017
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If you like, go ahead and tell your fellow WST Ning members about yourself here
Grew up in Belmont. Migrated to the US in 1956. I have seen steelband from the age of four years. It is in my blood. I was amember of the Dixieland steelband from 1954 to 1956. Was also am member of a Steelband from 1958 to 1974. I remember when there was a Bugle played in the band. I remember Rising Sun, Sunland, Tokyo,Despers, Cyncopaters and all of the band back in the forties and fifties, the tuneboom,Kettle drum etc Regards Charles

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At 11:11am on December 27, 2016, Sonny Blacks said…

Hi Charles, 

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Just spoke to Curtis Pierre in Trinidad and he getting on good, still funny with all those long time jokes, Peace and Blessings to you. 

Sonny Blacks 

 he is doing good.

At 9:26am on April 6, 2012, Lennox Borel said…

Hi Charles,  Happy to have known you in the Peoples' Republic of Belmont and in Dixieland.  Those are very memorable days.

Lennox Borel.

 

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