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My comments about my enjoyment of the recent steelband parades have been misinterpreted as an endorsement of steelbands on trucks , so I wish to further clarify my thoughts, to clear up any misunderstandings.
Now , I fully appreciate why it's done , but I don't like steelbands on trucks.
Like I've said many times, I think something about the steelband vibration is lost , with the distance created between the steelband , the natural environment , and the…
The mistake we are making , my friends is assuming that the problems facing the steelbands of T&T are pan people’s problems , but they are much more than that.
The problems are societal , and about national identity , culture ,vision and even more.
Trinidadians have not yet recognized that in a failing economy , an emphasis on culture and tourism will become a most important part of the nation's economic security.
Many Trinidadians have been reluctant to appreciate…
I received Andy Narell's new DVD in the mail, and I couldn't wait to check it out.
Costing less than $20.00, this DVD is a bargain.
I expected a quality product from Mr Narell, And I wasn't disappointed.
Firstly, I must be brutally honest.
I was never a big Andy Narell fan. He's good , I knew that, and I've supported his music, but I really didn't know where he was coming from.
I just couldn't relate to him as I could to Professor, or Boogie or…Continue
Clarence Curvan was one of the top Trinidadian musicians / bandleaders to emerge from the Caribbean in the nineteen sixties.
As the post war generation came of age, a fresh new sound of music emerged in Trinidad, and the Clarence Curvan Orchestra, featuring Clarence on drums was at the forefront of that musical revolution.
Clarence Curvan was born in Port of Spain, and grew up on St Vincent street a stone's throw from the Old Brigade calypso tent,…Continue