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Martin “Dougie” Douglas - president of CrossFire Steel Orchestra has passed

When Steel Talks extends our deepest condolences to the family and friends of Martin Douglas. He was the president of New York's CrossFire Steel Orchestra. In addition he was chairman of the United States Steelband Association.

Pan was Dougie's passion. You will be missed. When Steel Talks already misses the joy on your face every time you received your CrossFire panyard recordings from Basement.

Watch WST interview with Martin Douglas

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My condolences to the Douglas family.

May you rest in God's peace brother.

My deepest condolences to the family of Dougie.

SIP Dougie

Rest In Peace, Dougie.

The Crossfire family of so many generations of players send eternal Love to the Douglas family. Our hearts are broken. He is our forever friend, but Dougie's core essence will live on.

My condolences to the family and friends.

SIP Dougie.

rip brother

 past pupil of fatima 

 condolences to the family

Best colts defense Dougie,Bertie and Willie. RIP  stopper.

Gone but not forgotten bro.There were d dys by St James Cross Fire,the original band,learning 2 dance Fireman with "Horse " & d other guys;playing football(soccer) on d Poor House grounds,joining Blue Stars,now Power Stars,playing 4 Fatima College in d Colleges football league;liming with Esmond King,Wadix & Apple on Ranjit Kumar St,talking with Drapers ,& Morgan ,getting d okay 2 start Cross Fire in N Y C;bringing yths to T&T 2 play with Phase 2 & Skiffle, 2 experience pan in its birth place.U will b missed.

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