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Upset in Panorama 2K11

Started this discussion. Last reply by Mercer Ramdoo Feb 22, 2011. 21 Replies

It has been advised by someone a little wiser that me, never judge panorama from the prelims, but I must say what I've heard so far is truly astounding. This is pan competition in the 21st century.…Continue

Upset in Panorama 2K11

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I predict this year's panorama competition will be the greatest of the 21st century. Trinidad  All Stars will be seeking victory for 2010....Leon "Smooth" Edwards is the best steel-band competitive…Continue

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"I predicted All Stars would be panorama champs when I first heard the song in early December...Congratulation Clive and company."
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Angie commented on Dr. J.L. Miller's blog post WHAT BECOMES OF THE PANIST AFTER THE CARNIVAL CELEBRATIONS ARE ALL OVER?
"I strongly agree... Your comments ring true."
Mar 12, 2011
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Feb 24, 2011
Eye4Pan commented on Dr. J.L. Miller's blog post WHAT BECOMES OF THE PANIST AFTER THE CARNIVAL CELEBRATIONS ARE ALL OVER?
"@Mike ...I hear and agree with you loud and clear....."
Feb 24, 2011
MC Joseph commented on Dr. J.L. Miller's blog post WHAT BECOMES OF THE PANIST AFTER THE CARNIVAL CELEBRATIONS ARE ALL OVER?
"Hello Dr. J.L. Miller, I am responding to this part of your comment with utmost respect, "I also suggest hosting of a World Steel-ban competition every three years where bands from around the world can come to T&T and compete in three…"
Feb 24, 2011
Ainsley Quintyn commented on Dr. J.L. Miller's blog post WHAT BECOMES OF THE PANIST AFTER THE CARNIVAL CELEBRATIONS ARE ALL OVER?
"That's a wonderful idea , that would boost ,pan culture and encourage the talented pan instrumentalist to excell to another platform, and also bring in money to help promote the steelpan business which still have alot of growing pains..."
Feb 24, 2011
Ade'le commented on Dr. J.L. Miller's blog post WHAT BECOMES OF THE PANIST AFTER THE CARNIVAL CELEBRATIONS ARE ALL OVER?
"Great vision."
Feb 24, 2011
Hameed Shaqq commented on Dr. J.L. Miller's blog post WHAT BECOMES OF THE PANIST AFTER THE CARNIVAL CELEBRATIONS ARE ALL OVER?
"I will go along with your great vision, but what about if a Steelband becoming an Academy of Music and Pan Technology, where players during the year can learn to manufacture along with music literacy. This will create an atmosphere to accommodate…"
Feb 24, 2011
Ruth Jackman commented on Dr. J.L. Miller's blog post WHAT BECOMES OF THE PANIST AFTER THE CARNIVAL CELEBRATIONS ARE ALL OVER?
"I am in total agreement, for far too long pan has mainly been a carnival thing, there is no other instrument like it in the world which means it is unique and special and the players should be treated in that manner.  I believe that for so long…"
Feb 23, 2011
Kevin Gowrie commented on Dr. J.L. Miller's blog post WHAT BECOMES OF THE PANIST AFTER THE CARNIVAL CELEBRATIONS ARE ALL OVER?
"Great idea, but we need to attract the people who can make it happen! Also, I would like to see some sort of incentive to keep panyards alive after the disappointment of the panorama prelims and semis experiences. Failure to qualify for a…"
Feb 23, 2011
Aubrey Edward Burgin commented on Dr. J.L. Miller's blog post WHAT BECOMES OF THE PANIST AFTER THE CARNIVAL CELEBRATIONS ARE ALL OVER?
"I totally agree with the ideas because in my island St.Vincent and the Grenadines most panmen dont even know the names of Steelbands from Trindbago. I used to travel to Trinidad for Carnival years ago and Panorama was one of the shows which I just…"
Feb 23, 2011

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WHAT BECOMES OF THE PANIST AFTER THE CARNIVAL CELEBRATIONS ARE ALL OVER?

Posted on February 23, 2011 at 6:00pm 12 Comments

After the curtain is drawn on the greatest cultural show on the planet what cultural infrastructure is set in place by the Ministry of Culture and t Pan-Trinbago to further promote the art and the artist?  As a former player for many years with such bands as "Fascinators," "Forsythe Highlanders," "Huggins Pandemonium," "Catelli Trinidad All Stars," and "Arima Angel Harps" I recall to memory after showtime it was "see you next time."…

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