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Claude Gonzales replied to Pan Times's discussion Are steelpan players HITTING the pan too hard?
"You have to blame the PAN SUPPORTERS for not demanding a BETTER PRODUCT. I am surprised to hear even ONE VOICE speak out -- so much emotionality surrounding the NATIONAL INSTRUMENT."
26 minutes ago
BigPong replied to Pan Times's discussion Are steelpan players HITTING the pan too hard?
"Beating pan as opposed to playing. "
36 minutes ago
Bugs replied to Pan Times's discussion Are steelpan players HITTING the pan too hard?
"Hell yea! And it's the fault of the drillers . bugs"
42 minutes ago
Pan Times posted a discussion

Are steelpan players HITTING the too hard?

Leason Jacobs  CommentaryYesterday at 12:25 AM ·Listening to the single pan semi finals, and one thing I must say..the hitters are literally HITTING the fackin instruments..fellas alyuh over doing this shit now man, I love listening to the sound of OUR national instrument but alyuh have them sounding like garbage cans man..Alyuh real get meh vex this hour inno..Shit!!!!!!! Have a good nightSee More
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Have A Merry Woodbrook Christmas at Starlift House of Music

November 29, 2019 at 6pm to December 1, 2019 at 1am
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MOODS of PAN Festival - Celebrating 20 Years - 25 A-Side Competition at Dean William Lake Cultural Centre

November 30, 2019 from 7:30pm to 11:30pm
The Gemonites MOODS of PAN Festival - "Where the Best in Pan Play".25 A-Side CompetitionCelebrating 20 Years of Moods of Pan & 41 years of sweet sounding, melodic steelpan greatness in Antigua & Barbuda. Antigua and Barbuda TourismEast Vibes Steel OrchestraHalcyon Steel OrchestraOriginals Steel OrchestraPanache Steel OrchestraWest Side SymphonyEbonites Steel Orchestra pGemonites Steel OrchestraHarmonites Steel OrchestraHells Gate Steel OrchestraSee More
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James Martinez commented on Winston Dayal ( alias Gons)'s video
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Tico Tico - Liam Teague

"Excuse me while I scrape my jaw up from off the floor. That was incredible. What a phenomenal player he is."
8 hours ago
Claude Gonzales replied to Claude Gonzales's discussion Well I eh know nothing about NO PAN MUSIC, but I know ah little bit about CALYPSO. And when I hear these PANORAMA ARRANGEMENTS of these CALYPSOS ah does feel that something wrong with me ...
"David Alexander is a little more KIND THAN ME. Because what he ended up calling "waltz and crescendo business" -- I will call WALTZ AND CRESCENDO STUPIDNESS -- IN MY CALYPSO!!!"
8 hours ago
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Claude Gonzales posted a discussion

EARL RICHARDS: In 2016, KEITH DIAZ and FORETAU spent OVER FOUR MILLION DOLLARS in CAR RENTALS

Now, Earl, I know that CARS are EXPENSIVE in TRINIDAD (Hell, even in America they are VERY EXPENSIVE.)But with TEN EXECUTIVES and FOUR MILLION DOLLARS -- ah sure they could have found 10 cars at $400,000 each ... or maybe LESS ... to buy outright!!!Now I hear that BEVERLEY renting cars for people TODAY -- and the cars and dem PARK UP.But ah doh want to discuss that right now.Ah still working on the VEE PEE DOSSIER. And doh matter how ah try to URGE BEVERLEY to TAKE IN FRONT before IN FRONT TAKE SHE -- SHE TOO BIG TO LISTEN TO ME!!!But, EARL, between you and me: Ah UNDER HEAVY PRESSURE because all KINDA PEOPLE begging meh -- CLAUDE, DOH GO DEY!!!See More
9 hours ago
Ethelbert Glasgow liked Pan Times's discussion Revisiting - Meet Yoshihiro Harada - Explorer, Pioneer, Panist, Composer, Arranger, Educator, Recording Artist and Band leader - UpClose!
10 hours ago
Claude Gonzales replied to Claude Gonzales's discussion How could BEVERLEY RAMSEY- MOORE say that it was "UNIMAGINABLE" what was going on in PAN TRINBAGO before she took office when THE CIP was EXPOSING all that RACKET?
"At least DIAZ and FORTEAU (even though FORTEAU is a GRENADIAN) knew that they had to give the PAN PLAYERS some BLUFF to hold on to!!! But BEVERLEY so BIG IN HE OWN MIND -- she does not even THINK that the PAN PLAYERS deserve a COMMA or COLON of…"
10 hours ago
Stephen Dowell replied to Pan Times's discussion Funeral arrangements for pan tuner Patrick Worrell aka "Bele"
"RIP Patrick "Bele" Worrell & condolences to his family, relatives & the steelband community by extension.This brother was also involved with a lot of steelband activities in the Arouca area. I honestly feel like a lot of his…"
16 hours ago
Gregory Lindsay replied to earl richards's discussion STEELBANDGATE SCANDAL in fighting in Pantrinbago, President and vice President in war,cars from UK,Players unpaid, Whats next.
"This is kinda deja vu scene with 2 different officers 2 different administrations and now twice the debt....Sad"
16 hours ago
Claude Gonzales replied to earl richards's discussion STEELBANDGATE SCANDAL in fighting in Pantrinbago, President and vice President in war,cars from UK,Players unpaid, Whats next.
"Earl Richards: I know that you are a DIEHARD BEVERLEY SUPPORTER. But I have to bring to your attention a posting you put up just over THREE YEARS AGO. If you notice, we had already GUESSTIMATED the PAN TRINBAGO DEBT at around $30,000,000, then. And…"
17 hours ago
B ajoh liked Winston Dayal ( alias Gons)'s video
19 hours ago
merrytonestothebone replied to Claude Gonzales's discussion "Another ma­jor change is that pan­men will play on­ly for one band. What this means is the era of the 'crack shot' pan­man is over; these pan­men used to play for sev­er­al bands"
"Gregory Lindsay...I quite understand that where "horse tie they must graze"...But two things... 1) Respect the basic tenets of COMPETITION...at least "appear" to be fair... and 2.) It is better nothing was said about…"
19 hours ago
odw replied to Pan Times's discussion A Look at Second Place and Panorama - 1963 to Present
"Sanch Electronix Limited Highlighted comment Sanch Electronix Limited 3 hours ago Clarence Morris is one of the most talented and creative steelband arrangers that Trinidad and Tobago has produced. I have enjoyed working with him and Tropical Angel…"
19 hours ago
Claude Gonzales replied to Bugs's discussion In defense of the crack-shots - They never stole no millions
"MERRYTONESTOTHEBONE: Yuh is ah BIG HERO!!! Is you who bring to the attention of the GLOBAL PAN COMMUNITY the farce that PANORAMA really is. But dem people so love dey PANORAMA (in D SAVANNAH) that as long as they GETTING THE PAN ACTION and a…"
19 hours ago

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Are steelpan players HITTING the pan too hard?

Started by Pan Times in Commentary. Last reply by Claude Gonzales 26 minutes ago. 3 Replies

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Well I eh know nothing about NO PAN MUSIC, but I know ah little bit about CALYPSO. And when I hear these PANORAMA ARRANGEMENTS of these CALYPSOS ah does feel that something wrong with me ...

Started by Claude Gonzales in Panorama. Last reply by Claude Gonzales 8 hours ago. 1 Reply

... but every so often SOMEBODY does come to meh rescue and save meh SANITY!!!David Alexander "Only thing that I don't like and the judges seem to be allowing is the crescendo and waltz timing nonsense.…Continue

EARL RICHARDS: In 2016, KEITH DIAZ and FORTEAU spent OVER FOUR MILLION DOLLARS in CAR RENTALS (and dat eh in GREGORY LINDSAY AUDIT, EH)

Started by Claude Gonzales in News 9 hours ago. 0 Replies

Now, Earl, I know that CARS are EXPENSIVE in TRINIDAD (Hell, even in America they are VERY EXPENSIVE.)But with TEN EXECUTIVES and FOUR MILLION DOLLARS -- ah sure they could have found 10 cars at $400,000 each ... or maybe LESS ... to buy…Continue

Funeral arrangements for pan tuner Patrick Worrell aka "Bele"

Started by Pan Times in WST News. Last reply by Stephen Dowell 16 hours ago. 7 Replies

From Trevor Emanuel Cooper:"This serves to inform all members of our Pan community that Patrick Worrell aka "Bele" died on Wednesday 13th November 2019. His funeral will held on Wednesday 20th November at the…Continue

Tags: pan, tuner, Bele, passing, 2019

STEELBANDGATE SCANDAL in fighting in Pantrinbago, President and vice President in war,cars from UK,Players unpaid, Whats next.

Started by earl richards in Uncategorized. Last reply by Gregory Lindsay 16 hours ago. 18 Replies

Accusations of wrong doings in Pantrinbago, Pan Players remittance jumping in foreign cars, President and vice President not on speaking terms, Plans and decisions made with out the input and knowledge of the membership.Pan players are put on the…Continue

"Another ma­jor change is that pan­men will play on­ly for one band. What this means is the era of the 'crack shot' pan­man is over; these pan­men used to play for sev­er­al bands"

Started by Claude Gonzales in Panorama. Last reply by merrytonestothebone 19 hours ago. 3 Replies

Well if CRACK SHOTS was playing for 2/3/4/ BANDS in the SEMI-FINALS -- allyuh could imagine what going and HAPPEN in the FINALS ON SUNDAY.PAY PER VIEW on WACK $5.00!!! WACK DEM KENNY!!!SUPPORT YOUR LOCAL CRACK SHOTS!!!Continue

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Please be advised

Posted by merrytonestothebone on November 3, 2019 at 10:32am 0 Comments

Tuition available as well...

Why I support Pan Trinbago’s Tobago initiative , and other thoughts

Posted by Glenroy R Joseph on October 15, 2019 at 7:00pm 1 Comment

I happen to believe that the steelband is our most valuable cultural asset , capable of attracting foreign tourists to Trinidad and Tobago to experience the best steelband environment in the world , and even capable of encouraging them to consider purchasing a pan from the world's best steelpan makers on their departure.
Since Panorama is the major focus of steelbands today , such an…
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