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Pan Times posted discussions
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Juanitto Jordano Jorda'ninho replied to Bugs's discussion So Pan Trinbago has been accused of trying to steal Pan IN d Avenue
"CH, for a man who grew up in St James the" MECCA" of pan from 1936, U actually believe the B/// S/// that dis woman can really bring pan back on the road, ? and she's not a tuner, arranger, player etc etc, NO ONE CAN PROMOTE PAN, NO…"
1 hour ago
Cecil hinkson replied to Bugs's discussion So Pan Trinbago has been accused of trying to steal Pan IN d Avenue
"Peter, this lady said that she can have Steelbands back on the road if she get the help needed. For just saying that I give her the utmost respect, she has a love for the Steelband that she is willing to use her skill to guide them back to the road…"
2 hours ago
Aquil replied to Bugs's discussion So Pan Trinbago has been accused of trying to steal Pan IN d Avenue
"it is normal. piggy back on the backs of others."
5 hours ago
Peter deLight replied to Bugs's discussion So Pan Trinbago has been accused of trying to steal Pan IN d Avenue
"Accused? Damn it!! Riding the coattails of other people's hard work!!!   http://newsday.co.tt/news/0,247724.html   Look!!  Leh we hail Allima Garcia and all those who work tirelessly to make this event successful AND…"
5 hours ago
patrick ramdoo replied to Pan Times's discussion Message to Grenada Pan Community From Government - Promises a Comprehensive Probe
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7 hours ago
Ingrid Blackwood-Belle commented on Juanitto Jordano Jorda'ninho's status
"JJJ, wasn't it Merchant who sang Pan In Danger in 1985?"
9 hours ago
Bugs posted a discussion

So Pan Trinbago has been accused of trying to steal Pan IN d Avenue

This is almost as bad as teefiing the children Christmas money. Why has Claude Gonzales been silent on the matter? Inquiring minds would like to know?See More
10 hours ago
Juanitto Jordano Jorda'ninho posted a status
""Did the "Late Mighty Terror" knew something we don't, when he sung PAN IN DANGER???"
18 hours ago
Juanitto Jordano Jorda'ninho posted a status
"Did the "Late Mighty Terror" knew something we don't..."
18 hours ago
Juanitto Jordano Jorda'ninho posted a discussion

PAN UNDER SIEGE...

Our Steel Pan Musical Instrument is, continually UNDER economical and political SIEGE, persistent attack that has created a blockade, of evolutionary process...See More
18 hours ago
Martin Maitland replied to Pan Times's discussion Message to Grenada Pan Community From Government - Promises a Comprehensive Probe
"Is the location the National Stadium or is it a publically run facility. Someone in the government had to give the organization or promoters a license to put on a show, at the same time of the Panorama. Now for the same government to turn around and…"
19 hours ago
Brenda Hosang liked Pan Times's discussion Revisited -- Representing Brooklyn BSO Holds It Down at the International Panorama
19 hours ago
Aquil replied to Bugs's discussion Big5 Member Michael Marcano responds to Pan Trinbago's Fake News
"Brighter days are coming."
yesterday
Cecil hinkson replied to Pan Times's discussion Pan on d’Avenue no Pan Trinbago event
"Aquil, UISZAREALTRINI, yuh like commess. Diaz enjoys the power the job brings, don't forget that he was a dock worker/ taxi driver, now he meets with politicians and other big-shot people, he likes that. "He like one foot Vizi, he reach in…"
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2016 UK National Panorama Competition at Horniman’s Pleasance (Park),

August 27, 2016 from 6pm to 10pm
2016 UK National Panorama Competition features participants Metronomes Steel Orchestra, Mangrove Steelband, Ebony Steelband, Croydon Steel Orchestra, CSI Steelband, Real Steel, defending champs Ebony Steel Band and .  Time:  6:00–10:00 p.m.  Venue:  Horniman’s Pleasance (Park), Kensal Road, London, ENGLAND.     27th August 2016PanoramaA fabulous, free open air evening for the entire family, steel band lovers, general music lovers or anyone looking to enjoy a great evening in a Caribbean style atmosphere. The evening consists of a competitive performance by national steel bands and other entertainment. Venue: Emslie Horniman Pleasance Park, Bosworth Road, W10Fee: FreeTime: 6pm to 10pm…See More
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Pan Times posted discussions
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merrytonestothebone replied to Pan Times's discussion The struggles of Panorama (Grenada)
"Curiouser and curiouser..."
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Bugs replied to Pan Times's discussion Pan on d’Avenue no Pan Trinbago event
"Claude will have to answer that one. He claims to have a deep understanding of Rolly Polly's psychological profile. bugs"
yesterday

Forum

Grenada Steel Bands Association Calls for Resignation of SMC Board

Started by Pan Times in News 2 minutes ago. 0 Replies

Now GrenadaSaturday, 12 August 2017: The incomplete stage for Panorama | NOW GrenadaThe Grenada Steel Bands…Continue

So Pan Trinbago has been accused of trying to steal Pan IN d Avenue

Started by Bugs in News. Last reply by Juanitto Jordano Jorda'ninho 1 hour ago. 4 Replies

This is almost as bad as teefiing the children Christmas money. Why has Claude Gonzales been silent on the matter? Inquiring minds would like to know?Continue

Pan Foundation discusses future of steel pan music

Started by Pan Times in News 6 hours ago. 0 Replies

The Daily Herald PHILIPSBURG--Dow’s Musical Foundation (DMF) made a lengthy presentation to Members of Parliament (MPs) on Tuesday during a Central Committee meeting. The objective of the meeting was to bring Parliament up to date with DMF’s “Music…Continue

Message to Grenada Pan Community From Government - Promises a Comprehensive Probe

Started by Pan Times in News. Last reply by patrick ramdoo 7 hours ago. 3 Replies

The Government of Grenada will launch an investigation into the circumstances which led to the postponement of the National Panorama…Continue

PAN UNDER SIEGE...

Started by Juanitto Jordano Jorda'ninho in Steelband Music 18 hours ago. 0 Replies

Our Steel Pan Musical Instrument is, continually UNDER economical and political SIEGE, persistent attack that has created a blockade, of evolutionary process...Continue

Big5 Member Michael Marcano responds to Pan Trinbago's Fake News

Started by Bugs in Uncategorized. Last reply by Aquil yesterday. 25 Replies

Newsday so sad!” In an immediate reaction, Marcano, after acknowledging Joseph’s support of the ISF Big 5 initiative, noted that the President of Pan Trinbago Keith Diaz’s initial denial of knowing of their existence and his subsequent denouncing of…Continue

Pan on d’Avenue no Pan Trinbago event

Started by Pan Times in News. Last reply by Cecil hinkson yesterday. 8 Replies

NewsdayTHE Woodbrook/ St. James Community Association’s Pan on d’Avenue VI this year will be done in memory of Stephen Derek. The steel pan parade will feature 30 bands on the move, accompanied by traditional mas characters and moko jumbies,…Continue

Pan Jammin’ to open 2017-2018 HAU season

Started by Pan Times in News yesterday. 0 Replies

KEYSER - Highland Arts Unlimited Inc. will open the 2017-2018 season with a free…Continue

The struggles of Panorama (Grenada)

Started by Pan Times in Panorama. Last reply by merrytonestothebone yesterday. 4 Replies

The New TodaySt. George’s, Grenada, W.I. - CEO of Spicemas Corporation (SMC), Kirk Seetahal, has reiterated that Panorama…Continue

Tags: Spicemas, CEO, Corporation, Pan, Association

Breaking News -- Bands Boycott Grenada Panorama - Stage not ready for prime time

Started by Pan Times in Panorama. Last reply by odw yesterday. 14 Replies

St. George's, Grenada, W.I. - As a result of the lack of a proper stage, the Grenada steel orchestras have just voted to boycott the 2017 Panorama at an emergency meeting.  This - as the Panorama itself was scheduled and advertised to get underway…Continue

Tags: unsafe, inferior, built, stage

Blog Posts

Lionel" Tanker" George (1930-2017)

Posted by David V. Trotman on July 6, 2017 at 3:32am 4 Comments

We note the passing of Lionel “Tanker” George on June 17, 2017. He was originally a member of the Casablanca Steel Orchestra and a part of that exodus led by Philmore “Boots” Davidson which established City Syncopators. He was an acknowledged skilled player of the guitar pan before he moved to the five bass with equally acclaimed accomplishment.

He is seated on the right and next to him is Carlton “Zigilee” Barrow Constantine of Bar 20 (centre) and Oscar “Bogart” Pile of Casablanca…

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JUST SOME PAN TRIVIA!

Posted by Ian Franklin on July 2, 2017 at 6:17pm 4 Comments

(1) FROM 1973 THROUGH 2015, TUNES WITH PAN AS PART OF THE NAME HAVE BEEN PERFORMED 66 TIMES AT CONVENTIONAL PANORAMA FINALS.

(2) BANDS HAVE WON MORE PERFORMING AT POSITION #1 AT PANORAMA THAN POSITIONS 2, 3, 7, 11, 12 and 13.

(3) OUT OF THE 54 YEARS OF PANORAMA FINALS, ONLY 3 YEARS STEEL ORCHESTRA PERFORMED A DIFFERENT TUNE. THE YEARS ARE 2006, 2015 and 2016.

(4) RAY HOLMAN and DESPERADOES ARE THE ONLY NAMES THAT WERE PANORAMA FINALISTS IN 1960'S, 1970'S, 1980'S, 1990'S,…

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