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Claude Gonzales replied to Claude Gonzales's discussion Silence is a WEAPON for those who would quiet the voices of the people -- so says Stacey Abrams. So all who sending me nasty emails and telling me to stop criticizing Beverley ... ah cyar stay silent!
"Like dem YANKEE POLITICIANS (Black and White) talking about PAN TRINBAGO. After the REPUBLICANS get wiped out in California, here is what a Republican Political Consultant said: “I believe that the party [PAN TRINBAGO] has to die before it can…"
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Brenda Hosang replied to Pan Times's discussion Revisited - Kim Loy Wong - Taking Pan to the Americans
"I remember reading this post back in 2011.  Living in Florida, I have met Kim Loy and I used every avenue to acknowledge him publicly.  Many people are not aware of his great contributions.  That is sad.  However, I will continue…"
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Ian Franklin commented on Pan Times's video
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Crossfire (1947) - Crossfire Steel Orchestra

"So Crossfire was formed in the late 1940's!  Anyone knows when Tripoli was formed? Talking about Crossfire and Tripoli, both bands won The Independence Steel Band Music Festival in 1963 and 1965 respectively."
7 hours ago
Aquil replied to Claude Gonzales's discussion First Class Rendition by Aquil Arrindell!!!
"There was, but the majority was more mature people. It is a concern of mine, however, i am getting to realise as the younger ones get to middle age, they become the audience. I know y young people is not the audience, I have a propose solution for…"
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Great Panorama Moments -- Amoco Renegades - Rant And Rave - Panorama Finals 1991

"I remember watching this 1991 Renegades performance on VHS and later a member of renegades was asked why the band removed its canopies. I cannot quote the exact answer the member gave, but he said something about sound bouncing back and causing…"
7 hours ago
knolly smith replied to Pan Times's discussion Jonathan Scales Fourchestra Live in NY
"AH LIKE THIS MUSICAL  VIDEO IT HAD ME BOUNCING ALL OVER MY LIVING ROOM....GOOD SHOW GUYS!!"
7 hours ago
Claude Gonzales replied to Claude Gonzales's discussion First Class Rendition by Aquil Arrindell!!!
"Yes, Knolly!!! I made the same observation about the age of audience."
7 hours ago
knolly smith replied to Claude Gonzales's discussion First Class Rendition by Aquil Arrindell!!!
"Aquil this is a very good show your performance and that of 'GULSTON and the Children on the steelpan was excellent,the pannist on the 'Alto pan' was exceptional the seniors are always welcome.....where were the younger supporters of…"
8 hours ago
odw replied to Claude Gonzales's discussion WE THREE KINGS CONCERT in SAN FERNANDO!!! The show was a SELL OUT despite all the rain and FLOODING!!!
"The Mighty Sparrow - Drunk & Disorderly Road March[1972] Composer - Leave Meh Man Alone"
11 hours ago
odw replied to Claude Gonzales's discussion WE THREE KINGS CONCERT in SAN FERNANDO!!! The show was a SELL OUT despite all the rain and FLOODING!!!
"Claude! Eye decided to complete this editing for you...Thanks to Hollis Clifton and SAN CITY STEEL SYMPHONY And best of all it did not have NO IRON IN THE BAND!!! I hate IRON in meh STEELDRUM MUSIC!!! Iron and Steelband go hand in hand in Calypso…"
11 hours ago
Aquil replied to Claude Gonzales's discussion First Class Rendition by Aquil Arrindell!!!
"i am really moved by your comment Mr. Brenda Hosing and it would be a great honour to meet you."
11 hours ago
Pan Times posted an event

UND Steel Pan Band in Concert - North Dakota at UND Chester Fritz Auditorium, University of North Dakota

November 19, 2018 from 8pm to 9pm
UND Steel Pan Band in Concert - under the direction of Mike Blake - and featuring Brazilian percussionist, Marco Santos.See More
13 hours ago
Brenda Hosang replied to Claude Gonzales's discussion First Class Rendition by Aquil Arrindell!!!
"Claude, I liked this so much even though I did not have good audio for parts of it.  Added to that my hearing could hardly understand their speech. I was taken aback when they appeared in concert attire and was smiling since I had wondered b4…"
13 hours ago
Brenda Hosang replied to Claude Gonzales's discussion First Class Rendition by Aquil Arrindell!!!
"Aquil, Thank you for all the hard work and effort you volunteered to make this first ever for Trinbago.... concert of school aged children performing to equal any performance on an international stage.   By the end I was emotionally…"
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Brenda Hosang liked Claude Gonzales's discussion First Class Rendition by Aquil Arrindell!!!
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Silence is a WEAPON for those who would quiet the voices of the people -- so says Stacey Abrams. So all who sending me nasty emails and telling me to stop criticizing Beverley ... ah cyar stay silent!

Started by Claude Gonzales in News. Last reply by Claude Gonzales 3 hours ago. 1 Reply

PAN PROGRESS is at stake, here. And I always thought that everybody was interested in PAN PROGRESS. Three weeks and NOT A WORD from this new administration -- like the PAN PLAYERS and PAN LOVERS around the world DOH MATTER.And all this leadership is…Continue

Revisited - Kim Loy Wong - Taking Pan to the Americans

Started by Pan Times in When Steel Talks Exclusive. Last reply by Brenda Hosang 7 hours ago. 9 Replies

Kim Loy Wong - Taking Pan to the Americans  Global - On arrival in New York Wong wasted no time in starting over a dozen Steel Drum programs for…Continue

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Jonathan Scales Fourchestra Live in NY

Started by Pan Times in Uncategorized. Last reply by knolly smith 7 hours ago. 1 Reply

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Mighty Sparrow: the king of calypso on freedom, Windrush and oral sex

Started by Pan Times in News 14 hours ago. 0 Replies

Can you put on the TV news?” asks Slinger Francisco, AKA…Continue

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Early Trinidad and Tobago Steelbands Names Associated with Hollywood Movies

Started by Pan Times in WST News. Last reply by Reggie Greaves 15 hours ago. 17 Replies

Many early Trinidad and Tobago steelband took their names from current Hollywood movies.click to check WST's…Continue

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So PAN TRINBAGO owe SAN CITY STEELBAND $40,000 (FORTY THOUSAND DOLLARS) -- well BEVERLEY go have to pay that!!!

Started by Claude Gonzales in News 17 hours ago. 0 Replies

I doh want to hear nothing about changing the constitution and dem kinda abstract discussions. I want to hear when SAN CITY getting dey $40,000 or I want to hear that  FORTEAU and JOSEPH and DIAZ and SHEPPARD going to jail for  tiefing all the PAN…Continue

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21 VISIONS for the 21ST CENTURY

Posted by ian jay clarke on October 22, 2018 at 8:44am 0 Comments

.Pan Trinbago Elections for National Officers......OCT 28th.....VOTE FOR ...IAN J CLARKE...EXTERNAL RELATIONS OFFICER........

https://www.facebook.com/Ian-Clarke-for-External-Relations-Officer-of-Pan-Trinbago-368619973877936/

New 20-song STEEL PAN BOOK available now

Posted by Aaron Abrahamson Cote on October 20, 2018 at 7:44am 0 Comments

My third original collection "Put It Behind You" features 20 new tunes in Caribbean styles.  Charts are arranged with melody & chords in a lead sheet format that is easy for live bands to play.  For soloists, each backing track blends drums, bass, and percussion, with a variety of harmony instruments including guitar, organ, marimba, vibraphone, and occasionally, horns.…

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