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Marcus Ash inadvertently started a very intriguing LIST in a recent posting when he said: If YOU see Steelpan as an Afro Trini thing, then ... (and he proceeded to make a list of NON-AFRO TRINIS)

.... "people like Junior and Edwin Pouchet (White), Mark Loquan (Chinese), Jit Samaroo, Bobby Mohammed, Steve Achaiba (All Indo Trini)" --…

Started by Claude Gonzales

1 Dec 2, 2018
Reply by Marcus Ash

An introduction to the COURTNEY LEIBA -- PAN STORY!!!

Courtney Leiba was well-known LOCALLY as the Trinidad Tripoli Steel Band Scratcher-Man. And then he became GLOBALLY KNOWN as the STEELBAND…

Started by Claude Gonzales

7 Nov 14, 2018
Reply by Mercer Ramdoo

Legend - James “Bassman” Jackman - Master Steelpan Tuner and Innovator

James “Bassman” Jackman    James “Bassman” Jackman - Master Steelpan Tuner and Innovator James “Bassman” Jackman is considered as one…

Started by Pan Times

0 Oct 24, 2018

KIM LOY WONG tuner & panist has passed...

I JUST GOT THE NEWS FROM THE NUSING HOME...MY FATHER KIM LOY WONG JUST PASSED AWAY

Started by michael wong

15 Oct 17, 2018
Reply by Ian Franklin

Hatters condolences for Ken ‘Professor’ Philmore

Hatters condolences for Ken ‘Professor’ Philmore   The members of Petrotrin Hatters Steel Orchestra extend their sympathies and condolences…

Started by Jeremy de Barry

6 Oct 4, 2018
Reply by Jeremy de Barry

WSBF2000 - Remembering Pan pioneer, pan ambassador, master pan maker, tuner, player, Elliot 'Ellie' Mannette (05Nov1927, 29Aug2018 RIP)

WSBF2000 - Remembering Pan pioneer, pan ambassador, master pan maker, tuner, player, Elliot 'Ellie' Mannette (05Nov1927, 29Aug2018 RIP)   …

Started by Jeremy de Barry

2 Sep 3, 2018
Reply by odw

First * First in Pan - Aruba

Aruba Invaders Win First  Panorama photo by Dr. Meiners First - First Leonard Turner, a Trinidadian immigrant who worked at the Lago Oi…

Started by Pan Times

0 Apr 26, 2018

Steel Band Insights - The Growth Of The Steel Pan Orchestra

by Priscilla Taylor Casablanca Steel Orchestra at Brooklyn Academy of Music - 1983 The creation and the evolution of the steel pan, is one…

Started by Pan Times

0 Apr 17, 2018

Memories of the Esso Steel Band from 1952 - The Royal Gazette

Dear Sir, Look what I found in the cellar cleaning up after the Norwegian winter: a rusty steel pan! The story goes like this: in 1952, wh…

Started by Pan Times

1 Apr 16, 2018
Reply by Lawford Dupres

Pan History - Looking back at the year 2001 in Pan

2001 Exodus wins the Trinidad & Tobago Panorama playing the tune A Happy Song Harmonites win Antigua Panorama No Grenada Panorama T…

Started by When Steel Talks

1 Jan 6, 2018
Reply by Ian Franklin

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