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August 2009 Blog Posts (7)

Rare recording of Dennis Kaufman

Dennis Kaufman, founder and leader of Pan Fever, the original, home-grown steel pan band from East Bay San Francisco ( Richmond ), passed away suddenly many decades ago. Dennis was a gifted musician in addition to being a zealous advocate and champion of the music of steel pans. Each year he traveled to the steel band festivals in Trinidad & Tobago, bringing back songs and renewed inspiration with which he grew both Pan Fever and its audience.



Dennis was a skilled and creative… Continue

Added by Tahoe Blue on August 19, 2009 at 3:55pm — 1 Comment

THE STEEL HONEYS

COMING SOON IN T&T JAN.2010. THE STEEL HONEYS 5 PLAYERS. 10 MINUTES OF THEIR MUSICAL SELECTIONS HAS BEEN ARRANGED BY SIR PELHAM GODDARD.

Added by VINCENT HUELOY LILA YIP YOUNG on August 16, 2009 at 10:52pm — No Comments

THE PAN ON THE MOVE EXPERIENCE

ON JULY 4TH '09 THE PAN ON THE MOVE EXPERIENCE BEGAN, 15 MINUTES OF ROAD PAN MUSIC, CONCEIVED,PRODUCED BY HUELOY AND MAGNIFICENTLY ARRANGED BY SIR PELHAM GODDARD,STAY TUNED.

Added by VINCENT HUELOY LILA YIP YOUNG on August 15, 2009 at 10:28pm — No Comments

Steelpan Players Essential Educational Developement Initiative (SPEEDI

The Steelpan Community need to get on the ball, more than 70% of th players in Toronto is under the age of (30) thirty. To these youths, playing steelpan is as canadian as playing hockey. The Steelpan art, represents an inter-generational interaction with the same objectives within the steelband Community. However, the community must be active in securing funding for the long-term developement in terms of the Science and Technology of the Instrument in Canada.

Added by Hameed Shaqq on August 11, 2009 at 7:00pm — 1 Comment

Blending Pans for the General Public

Pan tuner and long-time apprentice to Ellie Mannette, Billy Sheeder, will be at Radoes Panyard from Monday August 31 to Friday, September 4, doing tunings for all of the public. Radoes panyard is located on Chase Court between Ralph Avenue and E. 83rd St., near Foster.



No appointment is necessary -- anyone is welcom to bring their pans for blending on a first-come, first-serve basis.



Billy has been tuning for 13 years, 8 of which under the tutelage of Ellie Mannette and a… Continue

Added by susan mc on August 9, 2009 at 10:34am — No Comments

An Evening of Pan

Rising Stars- Silver Stars Presents: "An Evening of Pan Music" 1612 N.W. 38th Ave. Lauder Hill,Florida 33311

Featuring: "Pan Explo" "The 21st Century Steel Band" "Risinig Stars-"Silver Stars USA" Nigel "Moving" Lewis

"D.J. Savage Won" and "D.J. Tee Rex"

For Infomation Call: Lloyd Payne 954-825-6630 Kenty 954-295-8966 Albert Leach 786-399-0307

Added by Michael Kernahan on August 3, 2009 at 8:00pm — No Comments

Pan Concert in South Florida August 22nd 2009

Featuring Pan Explo, 21st Century Steel Band, Rising Star-Silverstars USA

For Information: Call Lloyd Payne: 954-824-6630, Kenty:954-295-8966, Albert Leach: 786-399-0307

Venue: 1612 NW 38th Ave. LauderHill,Florida 33311

Added by Michael Kernahan on August 3, 2009 at 5:42pm — 2 Comments

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