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Happy Birthday to the legendary Len “Boogsie” Sharpe - October 28

When Steel Talks extends Birthday Greetings to panist, champion arranger and performing artist Len “Boogsie” Sharpe.

Started by Pan Times

40 Nov 3, 2020
Reply by Kelvinlyder

Revisiting - Time for a Union says Len "Boogsie" Sharpe

Ok I want to say that it is time to form an organization or union to represent musicians. I have been very impressed this year by Voice the…

Started by Pan Times

41 Nov 3, 2020
Reply by Pan Times

Remembering Composer Jan Bach in the Spotlight - first concerto ever written for steelpan

Composer Jan Bach and the Steelpan The first concerto ever written for steelpan and orchestra Illinois, USA - “Concerto for Steelpan and O…

Started by Pan Times

1 Nov 2, 2020
Reply by George Rampersad

Kwame Ture on the Origin of Steel Bands

by Stokely Carmichael Sometime in the late 1930′s, the government in another of its persistent and futile attempts to suppress African cult…

Started by Pan Times

3 Oct 29, 2020
Reply by odw

Meet Earle Wong - Tuner, Recording Artist, Educator, Panist and Engineer

Global - “If I do have a blueprint, it is embedded in my head. The younger tuners today have a more systematic approach with actual measur…

Started by Pan Times

3 Oct 25, 2020
Reply by George Rampersad

Education Catalyst for the Creative Sector

by Sunity Maharaj Trinidad & Tobago, W.I. - ....We talk ad nauseum about a future built on innovation but keep missing the dirty trick…

Started by Pan Times

0 Oct 23, 2020

Columbus Lie -- As told by the Might Shadow

The Might Shadow explains the lie of Christopher Columbus

Started by Pan Times

0 Oct 12, 2020

J'Ouvert in Brooklyn

J'Ouvert over the years

Started by Pan Times

1 Sep 15, 2020
Reply by marilyn metivier-sheppard

GROUND REPORT AT PAN HQ - One Delegate's Perspective

Trinidad & Tobago, W.I. -- By and large from the office on the ground floor, one has resigned themselves to the facts that this elected…

Started by Pan Times

3 Sep 8, 2020
Reply by Grafton Spooner

Good morning world. It's J'ouvert morning in Brooklyn.

Good morning world. It's J'ouvert morning in Brooklyn. Once upon a time before COVID-19 - thousands of revelers would have hit the streets…

Started by Pan Times

0 Sep 7, 2020

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