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August 2011 Blog Posts (14)

August 31 - The “Pan Buzz” to date

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A PATRIOT FALLS...

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Added by Pan Buzz on August 31, 2011 at 6:00pm — 3 Comments

OUR MUSIC & OUR YOUTH



MUSIC IS AN ART AND THE MUSICIAN IS AN ARTIST. THE IMPLICATION OF THIS ASSERTION IS THAT JUST AS EVERY ARTIST HAS THE GOOD OF THE ART IN HIS HEART, THE MUSICIAN WHO IS AN ARTIST MUST PROMOTE THE BEST INTEREST OF HIS FELLOWMEN, NOT THE OPPPOSITE.

OUR YOUTHS ARE HUNGRY FOR KNOWLEDGE AND THEY THIRST FOR WISDOM. THEY WANT TO LEARN AND GROW. YOUNG PEOPLE HAVE FEELINGS AND ARE WILLING TO TAKE ON CHALLENGES. THEY WANT TO EXPERIENCE NEW AND…

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Added by Stafford Joseph on August 28, 2011 at 11:30pm — 1 Comment

The passing of Dr. Pat

The passing of Dr. Pat Bishop is indeed a blow and a tragic loss to the Pan Movement and the Cultural landscape of  Trinidad and Tobago the wider Caribbean indeed the world! Those of us who had the great opportunity to witness and experience her genius would have had a taste of heaven here on earth. To watch her unleash her skills be it composing directing a pan orchestra or a choir was sheer magic!! Her story should…

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Added by jennifer ophelia on August 22, 2011 at 1:25pm — 2 Comments

LIME HELLS GATE STEEL ORCHESTRA [ ESTB. 1945 ]

 

                          LIME Hells Gate Steel Orchestra

                                Antigua and Barbuda

 

Hells Gate Steel Orchestra won sixteen (16) National Championships:- 1949; 1953; 1958; 1959 (4 peat); 1960 (5 peat); 1964; 1967; 1976; 1990; 1991; 2002; 2004 ( Independence Panorama); 2006; 2007; 2009; 2011. Additionally, Hells Gate Steel Orchestra won two (2) championships in St. Thomas USVI, during the early…

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Added by Stafford Joseph on August 22, 2011 at 2:05am — No Comments

The Members of LIME Hells Gate Steel Orchestra extends condolences to the family of Dr. Pat Bishop and the Steelpan fraternity. I can recall that subsequent to adjudicating the Antigua and Barbuda Na…

The Members of LIME Hells Gate Steel Orchestra extends condolences to the family of Dr. Pat Bishop and the Steelpan fraternity.

I can recall that subsequent to adjudicating the Antigua and Barbuda National Panorama [1986 ], Dr. Pat Bishop returned to Antigua later that year to conduct a workshop, focusing on music thoery, arranging techniques, and performance. One evening, Dr. Bishop came to Hells Gate Panyard, unannounced. Our arranger Mr. Alan Micheal was present and we were…

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Added by Stafford Joseph on August 21, 2011 at 10:30pm — No Comments

Pat Bishop has died. She was erudite, fearless, marched to the beat of a different drum and loved up the Pan. Can't forget those days with Birdsong in the mid-seventies, when she drilled the band. Wh…

Pat Bishop has died. She was erudite, fearless, marched to the beat of a different drum and loved up the Pan. Can't forget those days with Birdsong in the mid-seventies, when she drilled the band. When we hit the Panorama stage she fainted and didn't hear the band at all. RIP

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Added by Gerry Kangalee on August 20, 2011 at 9:44pm — No Comments

Pat Bishop Dies

Pat Bishop has died. She was erudite, fearless, marched to the beat of a different drum and loved up the Pan. Can't forget those days with Birdsong in the mid-seventies, when she drilled the band. When we hit the Panorama stage she fainted and didn't hear the band at all. RIP

Added by Gerry Kangalee on August 20, 2011 at 9:17pm — No Comments

August 18 - The “Pan Buzz” to date

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TWO PAN GREATS FOR BALTIMORE COMIC CON 2011

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Added by Pan Buzz on August 18, 2011 at 11:30pm — 2 Comments

Music the international language.

I had once mentioned before, that i,m from a country of approximately 9 different culture and languages and as a steelpan player i played hundustani music[[[indian music//such as sohani raat/// dil liki deko,soja soha//bigi pokoe this is a type of folklore music in suriname///indonesian music,,,dutch music,,,soul,,,reggae,,,,r&b,,,waltz,,,music from the hare rama hare christna relegion,,,,now to make it more explicit once more,, MUSIC HAS NO BOUNDARIES,,,RELIGION,,,RACE,,,CULTURE OR…

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Added by jerome ebenezer clarke on August 14, 2011 at 2:02am — No Comments

QR CODE/MOBILE MARKETING

The music business has been and is undergoing crazy changes that is shaking up all the major and small players in the industry. The problem is not the evolution of a different way of manipulating and consuming media but the failure of the player to foresee and yield to these changes.

 

In studying entrepreneurship last semester, I came across the concept of…

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Added by ResQ Records/PiKture Time Films on August 11, 2011 at 7:03pm — 1 Comment

Afropan Steelband Reclaims Spot at the Top!

Afropan Wins 2011 Pan Alive Title!!

 

As the end of the competition drew near, Pan Alive night, the members of Afropan setup their pans…

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Added by Kerry-Ann Wright on August 8, 2011 at 11:00am — 7 Comments

August 4 - The “Pan Buzz” to date

Trinidad & Tobago, W.I.

 

Time to Re-dedicate Ourselves...

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Added by Pan Buzz on August 4, 2011 at 10:00pm — 6 Comments

Hells Gate

Congratulations to Hells Gate.

Added by Ronald Benjamin on August 2, 2011 at 11:15am — No Comments

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