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Urban Pan
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  • Boston, MA
  • United States
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WIADCA - Web Site - No information on Panorama 2017

Started Jul 23, 2017 0 Replies

Why is their no information on Panorama 2017 on the WIADCA web site:http://wiadcacarnival.org/events/99% of the information on the site is about…Continue

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Urban Pan replied to Salmon Cupid's discussion Total Disrespect! Total Advantage! Total Destruction (coming)! Say NO to HADCO.
"This is a sure way to stifle the artistic part of Pan - not just from Playing pan but from the building and tuning aspects - who wants cookie cutter pans? - no one I know.  When you teach steel pan - part of your learning is the "ART"…"
Aug 20
Urban Pan is attending Pan Times's event

NLCB PanoGrama 2001 -- Finals at PanoGrama’s Instagram (@pano.grama), YouTube (youtube.com/panograma) and Facebook (@pano.grama1)

May 22, 2021 from 8pm to 10pm
May 18
Urban Pan is attending Pan Times's event

Making money in Pan at Online Event

May 20, 2021 from 5:45pm to 7pm
SoPercussion partnering with PaninMotion and Khuentertainment host a live Zoom session on grant funding and business modeling.Members of the Steelpan and Percussion communities are welcome to join and take notes and ask questions.See More
May 18
Urban Pan replied to Pan Times's discussion TOWARD A SUSTAINABLE STEELBAND MODEL By Andre Moses
"Great article - I. have been thinking about this same issue for bands here in my area, I totally agree that the traditional "Panyard" has to really put thought into how they raise funds, the cost of maintaining a steel band/steel orchestra…"
Apr 19
Urban Pan replied to Pan Times's discussion Watch -- The Live Online Broadcast -- 2020 Panorama Semi-Finals at the Queen's Park Savannah
"OMG... You are sooooo right.  I Love to hear the cool down versions,  you can hear pans conversing with one another and the real sweetness of the music is front and center. "
Feb 19, 2020
Urban Pan replied to Pan Times's discussion Watch - Phase II - Panorama 2020 Prelims Performance
"I'm interested to see how this arrangement evolves, its got potential, players need to be much tighter and engine room needs work. (lol.... just my opinion)."
Feb 5, 2020
Urban Pan is attending Pan Times's event

Large Conventional Steel Orchestra Preliminaries - Northern Region - 2020 Trinidad & Tobago National Panorama competition at Respective panyards

February 2, 2020 from 7pm to 11:45pm
Feb. 2, 2020Judging in the Panyards/Communities - Trinidad & Tobago National Panorama competition:  Large Conventional Steel Orchestra Preliminaries - Northern Region steel orchestras.  Time:  7:00 p.m.  ---  7 steel orchestras ---…See More
Feb 2, 2020
Urban Pan replied to Kwame's discussion Applaud Renegades
"This is awesome - Congrats to Renegades. It would be great to know there schedule for those who have family, friends or acquaintances in France that would love to attend. "
Jan 23, 2020
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Jan 23, 2020

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Time for a Real US National Steel Pan Organization

Posted on September 9, 2017 at 11:47am 4 Comments

I've been told on several occasions that there is a National Steel Pan Organization but I'm still waiting to see the evidence of such an organization.  There are thousands of Pan Players across this country including those is Schools, Colleges and State and local bands, not even counting the individuals not associated with a band.  I would have thought that what happened in New York would have brought the "National Organization" out - looking out for the interest of the players and…


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