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Looking Back - 2009 in Pan

2009 Trinidad & Tobago National Panorama 2009 -   Silver Stars win playing the tune First in The Line Pan in The 21st Century 2009 -…

Started by Pan Times

0 Jun 16, 2019

...Anthony Williams PAN SCIENTIST

Hammer on Steel: Bad Boys & Genius

Started by odw

3 May 30, 2019
Reply by odw

The Story of Steelbands and the Steelband Art Form in St. Vincent - UpClose!

During the 1950’s steelband competition was a regular feature of Carnival celebrations. This included not only a band competition, but, als…

Started by Pan Times

0 May 1, 2019

In trying to SCOUT some information for the EXPAT PIONEER PROJECT, I made a very interesting discovery. Which is that CALIFORNIA has gotten very liitle credit in terms of TAKING PAN MUSIC GLOBAL ...

... and that is a REAL SHAME because CALIFORNIA has EXPOSED more people to PAN MUSIC than any other STATE in AMERICA or any COUNTRY in the…

Started by Claude Gonzales

4 Apr 21, 2019
Reply by Michael B. Best

bugs: You started a GOOD PROJECT. We could compile a list of 20 EXPATS who TOOK PAN TO THE WORLD!!!

So far we have YOUR THREE and ONE from WHEN STEEL TALKS. I am adding SALAH WILSON and Robert Greenidge and Lawford Dupres and Ken Lawrence…

Started by Claude Gonzales

26 Apr 21, 2019
Reply by Aquil

The Story of Steelbands and the Steelband Art Form in Aruba - UpClose!

They started making their steel pans from oil drums collected from the Lago Oil Refinery. The barrels were formed by hammering the bottoms…

Started by Pan Times

0 Apr 19, 2019

Legend -- Lincoln Noel - Master Craftsman - Steelpan Tuner

Lincoln Noel - Master Craftsman - Steelpan Tuner Also known as “The Pan Doctor,” Lincoln Noel was one of Trinidad & Tobago’s most cel…

Started by Pan Times

0 Apr 10, 2019

Who is de hardest, who is de baddest?

Theodore Lewis The pan aficionado will recognise the title of this column as coming from Kitchener in his song “Sweet Pan”. Of course, Ren…

Started by odw

3 Mar 2, 2019
Reply by odw

Invaders Steel Orchestra: The History of a Legendary Trinidad Steelband

Commercial awareness Can someone please tell me why after 3 years and 2 months, the book "Invaders Steel Orchestra: The History of a Legend…

Started by Randi Curvan

5 Dec 19, 2018
Reply by Bugs

First * First in Pan - Rear Admiral Daniel Vincent Gallery - US Navy Steelband

First - First While serving his final active tour as Commandant of the Tenth Naval District in San Juan, Puerto Rico, between December 19…

Started by Pan Times

0 Dec 9, 2018

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