A PATRIOT FALLS...
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…Continue
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…
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…Continue
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 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…Continue
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. When we hit the Panorama stage she fainted and didn't hear the band at all. RIPContinue
Added by Gerry Kangalee on August 20, 2011 at 9:44pm — 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. 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
TWO PAN GREATS FOR BALTIMORE COMIC CON 2011
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…Continue
Added by jerome ebenezer clarke on August 14, 2011 at 2:02am — No Comments
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…
Afropan Wins 2011 Pan Alive Title!!
As the end of the competition drew near, Pan Alive night, the members of Afropan setup their pans…Continue
Time to Re-dedicate Ourselves...
Added by Ronald Benjamin on August 2, 2011 at 11:15am — No Comments