James Jackman known in Pan World as "BASEMAN" has passed away Wednesday February 15, 2017 in Trinidad and Tobago.A very brief spot light on "Bassman", born on January 1, 1938 and spent his early…Continue
"''A Lot of Folks Dont Know that James ''Bassman'' Jackman was the Person Who Really Gave DESPERADOES that Unique Sound that is So Very Present Unto This Day. Thanks Bassman for Your Sterling Contribution to…"
"Another one gone, I'm getting nervous here not scared because I have had a long satisfactory life, its more like when its getting near your turn for an interview.Baseman's story reminded me of the time when Arthur Deceauto was arranging…"
James Jackman known in Pan World as "BASEMAN" has passed away Wednesday February 15, 2017 in Trinidad and Tobago.A very brief spot light on "Bassman", born on January 1, 1938 and spent his early years, with parents and siblines in Mitatower, Santa Cruz and Quarry RD. San Juan. Recently, when asked what drew him to pan and how did he got started in pan. He said, he sang in church choir with his sister. He loved music and wanted to learn music at an early age but his sister got the privaledge to…See More
"You are so right, float or truck as long we doh have to push or pull. In a parade environment most people are behind barricades looking and listening, so yes pan can be played street levet. However, in a festival environment a lot more people are…"
"The topic of "pan" is a great topic to those who are interested, concerned or are conscious about the future of it's very life. Let me state a principle: "PAN IS ALIVE". Now that we have voiced our opinions, the issues and…"
"Dr. Ellie Manette, Knowing that you are one of the elder Stateman, well travelled and experienced in the Steelpan evolution. I am hoping that you can share your first memory of a tuner named James "baseman" Jackman. I met him in 1988,…"