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At 11:58pm on May 29, 2017, Juanitto Jordano Jorda'ninho said…

Mi Amigo, how yo like the Preface and Authors Annotation ???

At 12:28pm on May 29, 2017, Juanitto Jordano Jorda'ninho said…

Mi Amigo, here is what I promised U, Iwanted to send 24 pages but my co author advised against it, THE ORACLE
Subtitled

St James
The ORIGIN
birth place of the STEEL PAN

Copyright © 2017 by Juanitto Jordano Jorda’ninho

Library of Congress

ISBN

Author: Juanitto Jordano Jorda’ninho (a.k.a.) Leslie Michael Jordán.

Editor: Colin Harris and Juanitto Jordano Jorda’ninho

Publisher: n / a

Preface

This book is about the steel pan musical instrument, which is made from a 55 gallon oil drum steel container, the only musical instrument created in the 20th Century, the true History of it, and the men who pioneered contributing their hard work, men like Carlton (sonny /sire) Roach, leader player tuner inventor, Anthony (muff man/skip) Williams Leader tuner inventor innovator arranger player, and visionary Percy (lizard) Thomas, tuner player innovator, Neville Jules leader tuner player innovator arranger.

The information that is in this book is about to disclose is whom, did what, when, where, how and why, time, dates, photos, technological schematic’s, etc.

Author’s Annotation

Invention by way of discovery, the only musical instruments to be invented in the “Twentieth Century” 20th in Trinidad and Tobago the year 1936, “Pan” as it is called in Trinidad and Tobago today, has, and is still suffering from what is called a” his story “epidemic, where fabricated stories, lies and chaos are rampant, as the actual inventors and innovators are not credited for their work, men like Carlton “sonny” Roach, Anthony “muffman”Williams,
Percy “lizard” Thomas, and Neville Jules, and others like Lennox Pierre and Andrew “Carlyle Kerr organizers of the 1951 T.A.S.P.O. and Lt Joseph Nathaniel Griffith arranger for the T.A.S.P.O., until these men are credited for their work, the “Art form” will remain in limbo.

Another example is the actual violence associated with the “Steel Pan” is so greatly exaggerated, that it’s pathetic, and ignorant to even mention its association with the instrument, as the actual violence itself was not cause by the individual players themselves, but instead by supporters, I know this for a fact because I was in the middle of the biggest Carnival riots in “Trinidad”& Tobago,
on Charlotte Street, Carnival Tuesday 1956 with Cairo Steel band, I was nine (9) years old at the time, approaching ten (10), other players and myself were hiding between 55 gallon bass drums, while others were running and ducking into other people gate way and yards to get away from the bottle throwing, I saw those who were rioting with knives, cutlasses / machetes, stones / rocks etc, you name it they had it. Most of the violence was because one band was either playing better than the other, or some was whining / dancing up on someone else’s woman/girlfriend, my “Gist” is a question, how could a player be playing pan and fighting at the same time?
Only when you mess with a player while he’s playing his “pan” This stigma needs to be put to rest.
Because what we have before us a indigenous body of instruments that have broadened the musical family of the world, which fortunately happens to be a trillion dollar industry begging to be embraced, as the music business in it self is a cruel and shallow money trench, a long plastic hallway lined with thieves and pimps like Animn Smith, Brian Copeland et al, meaning the Late former P.M. Patrick Manning, Junio Regrello, Clement Imbert, via there “Alleged Genesis G-pan etc etc etc, and Keith DIAZ, as great talented men die like dogs, this book was written to clarify and abrogate these chaotic epidemics, while attempting to curtail the ambiance of thieves and pimps, within it’s sphere.

Most stories to date; in “Trinidad and Tobago”, and in various parts of this humble planet earth has it that, the steel band musical instrument, or “Pan” as it is called today, the only musical ins

At 8:15am on March 2, 2017, Charles Gordon said…

Permit me to add this, although it might not be another 2017 record. Cannot remember when last it happened though:

Lady Adanna sang in position 1 in the National Calypso Monarch Competition.....she ended up in the last position when the results were released.

Chalkdust sang in position 17 (last). He ended up being first when the results were released.

Just a co-incident, I suppose!

At 7:29am on February 2, 2017, Colin Cumberbatch said…

Greetings Claude

The song Workey Workey is by Burning Flames,

Jahbone

At 10:23am on October 17, 2016, Devon Victory said…

Yes Mam I Was His Grand-kid I Miss Him So Much Every time I Talk To My Dad Sadly

At 8:43pm on July 4, 2016, Rudy Kendall said…
Give thanks for the feedback. I admit I am lazy at times when proofreading (or not) my posts. I will work on being more precise in the future.
At 6:59pm on May 26, 2016, Juanitto Jordano Jorda'ninho said…

Mi Amigo, we'll take it in part or whole, and don't fret your self, Trump won't send u back anywhere personal he's a friend of mine, it's not who u know, it's who knows U, he is a pan man, I gave him a tenor pan that he still has today...

At 4:44am on January 9, 2016, Juanitto Jordano Jorda'ninho said…

CLAUDE Mi AMIGO, I'm a bit late on this comment, but DIAZ has taken $5 million TT dollars each year since he has been made President of Pan Trinbago, NOT $5 million in the six years, he's been there, he bought a new car when he became President and build two new houses, well what do U expect when the PT Central Executive Committee lets DIAZ signs CHECKS ???

At 7:32pm on December 25, 2015, Juanitto Jordano Jorda'ninho said…

Hey mi amigo, Feliz Navidad to u y usted familia...

At 3:05pm on November 24, 2015, Juanitto Jordano Jorda'ninho said…

Yes / Si  CLAUDE Mi Amigo, FIDELITY is warranted when the tuners fail to MODULATE / FINE TUNE their work or maintain it in proper measure, and where the ARRANGERS  has fail to implement UNISON and DISCIPLINE there players, in their work, FIDELITY is ACCURACY in sound reproduction, and RHYTHMIC PATTERNS is the rate of speed of a musical piece ...

At 9:47am on October 16, 2015, Juanitto Jordano Jorda'ninho said…

CLAUDE Mi Amigo; don' t worry your head to much, it look's like I have to try and bring down Diaz for U GUY'S, all by myself, two weeks ago my Attorney and Agent in T&T, registered a "Pre Action Protocol Correspondent" to President Keith Diaz and Pan Trinbago, in reference to non payment of 2015 Panorama performance, with the ensemble I tuned and played quad cellos " PANATICS",  every one else in the ensemble got paid since June 2015, all except myself, willful malicious spite work by Diaz and his regime, they also spite the ensemble in 2013 and 2014, in 2013 the ensemble qualified for the semi finals by points, there excuses was that they had to bring in a Tobago band, who did not make more points than "Panatics" made, in 2014, they said that they didn't have the tune/song the band played, that was Y they did not make the semis again, now this year they showed their real color/reason Y, therefore; they have 30 days upon recipe of said correspondent to comply with a monthly interest, or a costly $$$$$$.oo claim will be sought/filed against  Diaz and Pan Trinbago, for that ABROGATION, and I ain't taking any prisoners, so guy's watch for the fireworks...

 

At 7:40pm on October 13, 2015, Juanitto Jordano Jorda'ninho said…

Mi Amigo, do not back out of any discussion at all man, keep it coming, maybe U can open some eyes, ears, and closed minds...

At 7:35pm on October 13, 2015, Juanitto Jordano Jorda'ninho said…
CLAUDE Mi Amigo, no one suggested anything to him, his Gran mother Lillian Roberts use to say he 's crazy when he was so pursuant, Williams knew and learn to read music from his step grand father we called gran pa Norman, who used to make guitars, cuatros, and upright basses etc, Williams was also a choir boy in the St Marys church choir in St James, and also took vocal/voice training from a piano teacher in Kandaha, named Ms Greenidge, in 1948 at the age of 17 years old, finding that the tenor pans were somewhat harp hazzard or out of order as he put it, in an attempt to rectify the problem of, a C next to a B, an octave here and the other two miles away, at the St James Library one evening he stumbled across a History Book, in it was several paragraph of a Greek Mathematician "Pythagoras" a student of Thales c 640-550 BC, and his "geomagnetic geometry theorem", which he Pythagoras used when he discovered the revolving of the 7 planets, Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, and Uranus, and how fast they were traveling at different speeds, Pythagoras did not create the/any circle, Pythagoras and his followers died when their meeting house was torched, murdered burn to death, before he could explore his theory further, others who used his theorem were Damon of Athens,Socrates, Plato, Aristotle, Nicholas Copernicus, Tycho Brahe and Johann Kepler, who derived the five lines E G B D F and four spaces F A C E on manuscript paper from that theorem, we use in music today, from it derive the chromatic scale, still not in a circle but, in an up and down ladder type movement, at the end of sheet music where you suppose to repest, there are two dot's, one above the B line and one below, a repeat symbol on the lines of the manuscript sheet, Williams took those 5 lines and 4 spaces of "Keplers" and loopt them in a circle, to creat the first circle with the revolving circle or movements of "Pythagoras" planets to the east, which circle the "SUN" the CENTER of the UNIVERSE, I have only disclose a crumb of Williams theorem, in the text book of the ORACLE, I will disclose how the other 5 notes F# C# G# Eb Bb, derived, over and out for NOW
At 7:35pm on October 13, 2015, Juanitto Jordano Jorda'ninho said…
CLAUDE Mi Amigo, no one suggested anything to him, his Gran mother Lillian Roberts use to say he 's crazy when he was so pursuant, Williams knew and learn to read music from his step grand father we called gran pa Norman, who used to make guitars, cuatros, and upright basses etc, Williams was also a choir boy in the St Marys church choir in St James, and also took vocal/voice training from a piano teacher in Kandaha, named Ms Greenidge, in 1948 at the age of 17 years old, finding that the tenor pans were somewhat harp hazzard or out of order as he put it, in an attempt to rectify the problem of, a C next to a B, an octave here and the other two miles away, at the St James Library one evening he stumbled across a History Book, in it was several paragraph of a Greek Mathematician "Pythagoras" a student of Thales c 640-550 BC, and his "geomagnetic geometry theorem", which he Pythagoras used when he discovered the revolving of the 7 planets, Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, and Uranus, and how fast they were traveling at different speeds, Pythagoras did not create the/any circle, Pythagoras and his followers died when their meeting house was torched, murdered burn to death, before he could explore his theory further, others who used his theorem were Damon of Athens,Socrates, Plato, Aristotle, Nicholas Copernicus, Tycho Brahe and Johann Kepler, who derived the five lines E G B D F and four spaces F A C E on manuscript paper from that theorem, we use in music today, from it derive the chromatic scale, still not in a circle but, in an up and down ladder type movement, at the end of sheet music where you suppose to repest, there are two dot's, one above the B line and one below, a repeat symbol on the lines of the manuscript sheet, Williams took those 5 lines and 4 spaces of "Keplers" and loopt them in a circle, to creat the first circle with the revolving circle or movements of "Pythagoras" planets to the east, which circle the "SUN" the CENTER of the UNIVERSE, I have only disclose a crumb of Williams theorem, in the text book of the ORACLE, I will disclose how the other 5 notes F# C# G# Eb Bb, derived, over and out for NOW
At 1:33am on October 11, 2015, Juanitto Jordano Jorda'ninho said…

Mi amigo, que usted pensar (what you think) Anthony Williams 4ths & 5ths (spider web) is?  it also give U intervals like,  every three notes U can derive the suspended interval or chord, high c g f C, g d c G, d a g D, every other four notes gives a diminish interval D F G# B, etc, every five you get an augmented interval Eb G B, etc, whole tones every other note C D E F# G# Bb etc etc and much much more, and please, do ME a favor, and stop comparing the PAN with the PIANO, the piano has a sound board in back of it where the sound bounces off, and a harp-like shape with string's of notes, the pan is a bowl shape metal container, with a grooved perimeter we call the notes, the only thing they have in common is, the piano hammers that strike the strings, and the sticks strike the pan notes...

At 11:52pm on September 21, 2015, Juanitto Jordano Jorda'ninho said…

Ms Charlene Lusk's and Senor Claude Gonzales, some "History of Invaders", nothing negative just straight "FACT'S", "Green Eye's" derive/give birth to, two band's in 1944 while World War II were in progress, using paint pans, as ping pong and dud ups,phasing out the bamboo tamboo, as costic soda tin's and the biscuit drum came later, the man who put this all together was "Ellie's" older brother, "Ossie" Mannette, and the late "Francis Wickhamr" the tuner and arranger was Ossie and Ellie's older sister's "Ruby's" son "Herman La Careo Gomez" who design the Indvaders tenor with F# in the middle, "Birdie" Mannette was also tuning and playing tune boom's, before Ellie, as photo's have disclosed, other players were "Mi Fan, Lloyd Lori, Berry Dove, Kelvin Dove, "coster" Wickham, "chick magoo" Springer, "Val Arthur, and off course Ellie Mannette a "chak chak" and dud up player, untill he Ellie took over in 1949, when Gomez leave to open and tune for "Star Land", in 1949 as Invaders they won the Island Wide Festival with a piece called "It's Magic", by 1950 arranger "Errol Zephrine" gave Invaders the tonal sound they had untill he left, players were "Emanuel "cobo jack" Riley from Green eye's, Winston"Mouter Bee" Phillip Ray Holman, Monty Williams, Mikey Phillip, Splav, Filo James, etc etc etc, I'll give U guy's more later on...

At 7:39am on September 4, 2015, merrytonestothebone said…
Hi Claude…my email address is ericmctrini@gmail.com
At 7:44pm on August 14, 2015, Juanitto Jordano Jorda'ninho said…

Hey Claude; Y R U beating up on yourself ??? U guy's knew what to expect from the Pan Trinbago regime, did'nt U learn anything ??? I GUESS NOT, therefore; NOTHING WAS LEARN'T THEN...

At 11:30am on August 11, 2015, Juanitto Jordano Jorda'ninho said…

Claude, Patrick and Sweet and Sour et al, talk about the MELODY TOTALLY disappearing, I had thought  Williams and myself was the ONLY ONE'S who was hearing this RUBBISH, after the band's start with what they call and introduction, U may hear what they call the MELODY somewhat,the rest is " bram , bram, bam bam bram, paka paka paka paka bram", I'm so extatic that Yo' all are hearing it too, the last good panorama we've heard was in 1976 or 78 with "Do do Ye mah" with Starlift, after that NADA, the MIGHTY TERROR WAS CORRECT, talk about PAN IN DANGER???...

At 8:12pm on August 10, 2015, Juanitto Jordano Jorda'ninho said…

Claude mi' amigo, I beg to differ on this one, the "Piano" was ALLEGEDLY invented in ITALY in 1710 by Christophor "piano" Forti, who really only modify it's ACTION, or the arm where the hammers function, but it was INVENTED in France by "Clavichord" and called the "CLAVIER" the keyboard of a musical instrument or an early keyboard, before Christophor"piano" Forti claimed it as his calling it a "Piano", something like when the "Antiguians" were claiming that they invented pan or, like Brian Copeland claiming Pan Am North Stars BIG TENOR as his first of it's kind Genesis G-pan, I know about the "PIANO" because I tune them as well, but I'm better with the pan as I was Tutored by Williams himself...

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