Everything Related to the Steelpan Instrument and Music
The day after could be bitter sweet for most pan players, no more nights of practice and life return to the normal everyday grind.
For a few they would learn another 2 tunes for J'ouvert and even fewer will be on the road for carnival.
After a night where you showed the world your Splendor and Power in the big yard you revert to being a wimp in a corner.
Pan People there must be a place for the Steelband in Carnival, FIND IT. Carnival Monday afternoon is a good place to look at.
We've been saying this for years , Cecil , with little support from the T&T steelpan community.
Suggestions and ideas like those on this thread have been discussed many times.
Hopefully, as we clamor for change in the steelband organization , let us hope that there is also change in the direction and focus of the steelband community/.
Consider what a difference it would make to our carnival culture, if steelbands would put half the effort they put into the panorama competition into preparing for. and participating in the carnival.
I am sure this would be an immense boost to the steelband movement in Trinidad , and even more so to the carnival itself.