You don't have to restrict your choice to TRINIDAD -- THE PLAYER could be from NEW YORK or LONDON or EUROPE or CANADA. But you have to remember that PLAYING THE PAN is only like 50% of the JOB…Continue
Ah really thought that by now TRINIDAD would have produced a GLOBAL PAN STAR gracing stages around the world and producing best-selling CDs and getting music reviews here and there and appearing on…Continue
EARLY DAYSSteel pan was little known outside Trinidad, the island-nation of its invention, in the early 60’s when Rupert Sterling, an exchange student from the Caribbean island of Antigua, arrived in…Continue
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I would like to encourage WHEN STEEL TALKS to conduct an interview with LEROI BOLDON, who was a hands-on witness to the early development of the steelband movement. Here is a man who has spent his entire life living, loving and supporting, not just the pan, but the culture of Trinidad and Tobago from the streets of Port-of-Spain to the shores of California.
His is an informative and historical story of one man's unheralded contribution to the artform, that should be shared with the…Continue