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Dr JIT Samaroo
The Honorary Doctorate bestowed on Dr Samaroo was truly deserved
He is the most gifted and the humblest of persons I have ever met and known in my entire life.
He has left us a legacy and record that will not be easily broken/achieved in a long, long time.
He has left the Renegades Steel Orchestra with many fond memories and achievements that will never be forgotten by generations.
As a true Trini son of the soil; he excelled in the musical field, and let…
My heartfelt Condolences and that of the BP Renegades Steel Orchestra go out to the family and friends of the late Edwin Pouchet; as well as to his band, Silver Stars with whom Renegades sheared a close relationship. May you Rest In Peace Brother; I will always remember you as a sincere friend and an excellent steelband arranger and administrator.
It is now official, Duvone Stewart will take the BP Renegades Steel
Orchestra to the Savannah for Panorama 2K12. The popular Charlotte Street band
has won the national competition on nine occasions (including a hatric between
1995 and 1997) with arrangements by its former musical director, Dr Jit
Samaroo. Since Dr Samaroo’s retirement in 2007, the band has been out of the
top three placing but according to its President, Michael Marcano, is determined
to stick to its…
(Sandra Blood writes on the humbling of Renegades)
Renegades extends congratulations to the bands that are cited to perform at Panorama finals come Saturday 5th February, while at the same time, thinks it fitting to addresses the unfortunate circumstance that skewed the judges ability to properly hear its rendition.
On Thursday February 10, five days before Panorama preliminaries, a feature “Renegades coming ready,…Continue