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Sangre Grande Cordettes.  2018 Panorama Preliminary Round Performance.

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Sangre Grande Cordettes. Led by Keston Bengoshea.Manager Marvin Edward.Pans Tuned by Roland Inniss2018 Panorama Preliminary Round Performance.Category: Medium. Playing Fay Ann Lyons-Alvarez's: Meet…Continue

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Noise in the Carnival and Dr. Aziz and Russell Providence

Started this discussion. Last reply by Glenroy R Joseph on Wednesday. 11 Replies

It is interesting to note that after raising awareness to this issue on this forum with specific reference to the steelband, relative to the first known initiative by Dr Aziz back in the 1970s, and a…Continue

To Claude Gonzales (de calypso lover), is 2018 Chutney upstaging Calypso?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Cecil hinkson Jan 11. 3 Replies

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1945 - 1962 - LOOKING BACK GOING FORWARD

Started this discussion. Last reply by odw Jan 2. 19 Replies

What can members of the WHEN STEEL TALKS discussion forum relate of the following:WrittenRecordedDocumented records of the history of the Steelband?Of its accuracy.Of its likely discrepancies.Of its…Continue

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Sangre Grande Cordettes.  2018 Panorama Preliminary Round Performance.

Sangre Grande Cordettes. Led by Keston Bengoshea.Manager Marvin Edward.Pans Tuned by Roland Inniss2018 Panorama Preliminary Round Performance.Category: Medium. Playing Fay Ann Lyons-Alvarez's: Meet Super Blue. Arranged by Ken "Professor" Philmore.See More
11 hours ago
Russell Providence replied to Pan Times's discussion A Message from San City Steel Symphony
"In all my years rung steelband, literally growing up in a panyard, I never yet hear a steelband leader trying tuh talk dey way into de next round ah de competition. So "panarama" is a debate now? Dat is ah classic example ah taking in…"
14 hours ago
Glenroy R Joseph replied to Russell Providence's discussion Noise in the Carnival and Dr. Aziz and Russell Providence
"It is ironic that we've been focusing on steelband noise , and not seeing the big picture. We have allowed the electronic media to substantially raise the noise level especially at carnival , without giving a thought to the possibility of noise…"
Wednesday
Claude Gonzales replied to Russell Providence's discussion Noise in the Carnival and Dr. Aziz and Russell Providence
"Is this OUR GREGORY LINDSAY? Don't tell me the man done quit THE CIP and gone and join the EMA. All dem murders across the land and police liming in fete measuring noise levels. What a country."
Wednesday
London Gabriel replied to Russell Providence's discussion Noise in the Carnival and Dr. Aziz and Russell Providence
"I actually just posted something on this them saw this post. I have no issues with djs etc but you could hardly hear the music playing on a truck because of the size of the band so imagine if they have to turn down volume levels,"
Wednesday
odw replied to Russell Providence's discussion Noise in the Carnival and Dr. Aziz and Russell Providence
"Woodbrook residents: Lower music for Carnival... Residents of Woodbrook and environs are calling on bandleaders, fete promoters and music truck marshals to lower the volume levels when they are at a standstill en route to their…"
Wednesday
Russell Providence replied to Russell Providence's discussion Noise in the Carnival and Dr. Aziz and Russell Providence
"As it relates to noise in carnival, the EMA has again displayed it's uselessness and bias in applying it's "heavy hand" selectively. Not that I hold any brief for fete promoters who terrorize neighborhoods for personal financial…"
Wednesday
Claude Gonzales replied to Russell Providence's discussion Noise in the Carnival and Dr. Aziz and Russell Providence
"odw: I am glad that you put up this article!!! I read it a week ago and IT REGISTERED!!!"
Wednesday
odw replied to Russell Providence's discussion Noise in the Carnival and Dr. Aziz and Russell Providence
"“The challenges associated with unilaterally mobilizing resources possessing the capacity to promote and accelerate the usefulness of such a project seems insurmountable at times, as although scientific evidence, and research findings are…"
Wednesday
odw replied to Russell Providence's discussion Noise in the Carnival and Dr. Aziz and Russell Providence
"This may be the reason WHY some expats don't want to go back, is it the work culture??? Farrell resigns economic advisory board: I didn’t have the patience When Dr Terrence Farrell accepted his mandate from the Government in October 2015…"
Wednesday
Claude Gonzales replied to Russell Providence's discussion Noise in the Carnival and Dr. Aziz and Russell Providence
"Cecil: What yuh have against DEE JAYS? If you really want to appreciate a CALYPSO, there is no better stage than a Carnival day on the road (or in a park) with that CALYPSO BLASTING from that DEE JAY on that truck. Man, you can hear every instrument…"
Tuesday
Cecil hinkson replied to Russell Providence's discussion Noise in the Carnival and Dr. Aziz and Russell Providence
"Glad to see some action taken towards shows/fetes, I hope DJs on the road are checked also."
Tuesday
Claude Gonzales replied to Russell Providence's discussion Noise in the Carnival and Dr. Aziz and Russell Providence
Tuesday
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Noise in the Carnival and Dr. Aziz and Russell Providence

It is interesting to note that after raising awareness to this issue on this forum with specific reference to the steelband, relative to the first known initiative by Dr Aziz back in the 1970s, and a followup study documented as having been done in 1992, work that the evidence suggests may have been archived, and forgotten to collect dust, there seems to be a national debate raging on the wider issue at present.The challenges associated with unilaterally mobilizing resources possessing the…See More
Tuesday
Russell Providence replied to Claude Gonzales's discussion TEARS for THE FORUM!!! INVADERS LOSE SPONSORSHIP!!!
"Based on this daily newspaper article in the link below, I would be inclined to describe the subject of this discussion as an aberration, and the ensuing comments may quite likely not be in alignment with what may have actually occurred, and the…"
Jan 13
Cecil hinkson replied to Russell Providence's discussion To Claude Gonzales (de calypso lover), is 2018 Chutney upstaging Calypso?
"Chutney is getting all the hype so it is possible."
Jan 11

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At 9:11pm on December 19, 2013, Ian Franklin said…

Russell, I am in Trinidad at this moment. Let me know if you are in Trinidad. I can be reached at Cell (868) 316-9483, Home (868) 624-9317 or E-Mail laventl@aol.com

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