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June 2011 Blog Posts (4)

Do you remember "Chippin"?

A thought occurred to me that I had almost forgotten.



Remember when Carnival in Trinidad used to be a two speed affair?.



Long before the DJs, we had music bands on the road, and their music was at a faster tempo than the steelbands.



Most of the big costume bands (we called them "Historical" bands) preferred the brass bands for their music, and their masqueraders "jumped up" much like they do today with the DJs.



On the other hand, if you played mas…

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Added by Glenroy R Joseph on June 29, 2011 at 10:56am — 17 Comments

The PAN BUZZ!!

Trinidad & Tobago, W.I.
 
Hey Readers!
 
It is good to be back on track, giving…
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Added by Pan Buzz on June 25, 2011 at 7:25am — 8 Comments

Pan Buzz now on When Steel Talks

The Pan Buzz column, formerly in the Trinidad Guardian, is now on WST, and will be providing you with the latest Pan Scoops right here.

Added by Pan Buzz on June 24, 2011 at 10:42pm — No Comments

how-can-we-make-the-pan-more-marketable

http://www.peppertt.com/index.php/blog/marketing-strategy/how-can-we-make-the-pan-more-marketable/

Pan needs a big idea. Like when Peter Ueberroth made the 1984 Olympics the TV games, raising close to a billion US dollars from broadcast rights. Previous to 1984, others focused on stadium seats to be the main supply of revenue.

So we need a big idea. Ueberroth…

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Added by Dennis Ramdeen on June 3, 2011 at 4:24pm — 3 Comments

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