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Calypso dead

Republished with the expressed permission of the author

By Raffique Shah

February 3, 2013

Calypso, the unique art form that defined Trinidad and Tobago for a hundred years, that clever, creative combination of lyrics with rhyme and melody to haunt the living and awaken the dead, is dead. Gone to a great cultural…


Added by Pan Times on December 2, 2013 at 6:00am — 8 Comments

WITCO Desperadoes Steel Orchestra’s arranger Andre White, 21, speaks with Dalton Narine relative to the 2012 Panorama



WITCO Desperadoes’ arranger Andre White, 21, speaks with Dalton Narine

about a few of his competitors in the 2012 Panorama…


Added by Pan Times on January 19, 2012 at 5:30pm — 66 Comments

Panorama Time is Bradley Time - The Great One Examined

Global - He was simply the world's greatest steelpan music arranger. Moreover, he was the one the titans of pan bowed to. This was his stage, his arena, his moment. This was his time. Panorama was "Bradley Time." Master arranger Clive Bradley, more so than any other, shaped and elevated the music and theatre of the panorama as we know it.

We revisit a musical examination of some of the Master's works by one of the most respected and gifted music talents out of the Caribbean. Frankie… Continue

Added by Pan Times on February 2, 2009 at 9:30am — 2 Comments

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