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Raymond Augustus Mark aka "ONE MAN", has died.

Started this discussion. Last reply by Ayesha Mohammed Dec 17, 2018. 5 Replies

Raymond Augustus Mark aka One Man, was found dead at his home by a friend who went to check him out on Friday. Raymond was one of the last historians of Pan in the island. He WAS NOT AFRAID OF…Continue

Passing of one of our Heroes, Lawrie Miller of Casablanca Steel Orchestra/

Started this discussion. Last reply by CHRISTABELLE TOMMY CRICHLOW Aug 26, 2018. 3 Replies

I wish to announce the Passing of LAURIE MILLER of CASABLANCA Steel Orchestra. Laurie died on Tuesday.  He also played football for "COLTS" back in the say, when football was played in the savannah.…Continue

More Mamaguy

Started this discussion. Last reply by Claude Gonzales Jan 9, 2014. 10 Replies

It is so regrettable that the Executive Committee of Pan Trinbago shows no RESPECT for the member Bands and by extension their Representatives, and the entire Pan Movement, and continues to MAMAGUY…Continue

survival The Score Sheet (con't)

Started Mar 21, 2012 0 Replies

General Performance: this category is sud-divided into the following:(a) Interpretation;The ability of the arranger to initially state the composer's intentions, and the skill of the steel orchestra…Continue

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Trevor Emanuel Cooper replied to Pan Times's discussion PanTrinbago boss pleads to panmen
"Have we already forgotten the Past executive of P,T,. who mismanaged the funds give to the organisation which were also misappropriated by members of that executive. They should have been taken before a Court of Law to answer how Pan Players…"
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Ayesha Mohammed replied to Trevor Emanuel Cooper's discussion Raymond Augustus Mark aka "ONE MAN", has died.
"Condolences to all! Yes a gentle but strong, disciplined person. Met him when there was Iscott Casablanca! Thanks Raymond for your legacy."
Dec 17, 2018
Pan Times replied to Trevor Emanuel Cooper's discussion Raymond Augustus Mark aka "ONE MAN", has died.
"When Steel Talks extends condolences to the family and friends of Raymond Mark"
Dec 17, 2018
Jomo Wahtuse replied to Trevor Emanuel Cooper's discussion Raymond Augustus Mark aka "ONE MAN", has died.
"Raymond Augustus Mark , is  one  man  who will always   be  remembered   as   a  gentle  and   decent  leader  of   Casablanca   Steel  Orchestra. He has    gone  to join  the others  who   have  toiled   to  make the  steelpan  instrument what it…"
Dec 16, 2018
masai hall replied to Trevor Emanuel Cooper's discussion Raymond Augustus Mark aka "ONE MAN", has died.
"A Casablanca original and yes, defender. A relative; rest in spiritual peace Raymond'"
Dec 16, 2018
Mercer Ramdoo replied to Trevor Emanuel Cooper's discussion Raymond Augustus Mark aka "ONE MAN", has died.
"One of the last "badjohns" outa Casablanca. One of the nicest guys. Met him in the fifties. Condolences to the family."
Dec 16, 2018
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Raymond Augustus Mark aka "ONE MAN", has died.

Raymond Augustus Mark aka One Man, was found dead at his home by a friend who went to check him out on Friday. Raymond was one of the last historians of Pan in the island. He WAS NOT AFRAID OF DEFENDING HIS BAND, THEIR MEMBERS OR THEIR FAMILY.. Funeral arrangements have not yet been arranged. He was a great person, and was one of the DEFENDERS of PAN.See More
Dec 16, 2018
Trevor Emanuel Cooper replied to Pan Times's discussion Pan yards must be centres of excellence
"In life we all learn and adapt from those who have inspired us. So give Beverly and Salisha time to prove themselves. trump is no one to use as an example for anything "Good". Lies and deception, YES."
Dec 7, 2018
Trevor Emanuel Cooper liked Pan Times's discussion Minister of Community Development, Culture and the Arts, presented Mrs. Beverley Ramsey-Moore, President of Pan Trinbago with her Letter of Appointment to the National Carnival Commission’s Board of C
Dec 6, 2018
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Nov 18, 2018
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Nov 18, 2018
Trevor Emanuel Cooper replied to Pan Times's discussion Team Re-build Sweeps Pan Trinbago 2018 Elections -- Congratulations to Team Re-Build
"Keith i know you will do a good job in that position,also congrats to Denise, Salisha Dane Gerrard Sandra who i know very well over the years and the names i have not mentioned do have strong Role Models to learn from. Well Beverly you have a good…"
Oct 29, 2018
Trevor Emanuel Cooper replied to Pan Times's discussion Team Re-build Sweeps Pan Trinbago 2018 Elections -- Congratulations to Team Re-Build
"Keith i know you will do a good job in that position,also congrats to Denise, Salisha Dane Gerrard Sandra who i know very well over the years and the names i have not mentioned do have strong Role Models to learn from. Well Beverly you have a good…"
Oct 29, 2018

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Started playing pan with Casablanca in 1964. Captain at the time Augustus "one man" Mark.Started playing Tenor. In 1965 played cello with Anthony :baby" Thorne in the Prime Minister's Trophy competition.In 1966 and 1967 played 6 bass, went and played double tenor with Herman Collins and eventually transferred to playing the Double Seconds from 1968. A pan i had grown to love as my pan of choice.
In 1982 prior to the music festival (which the band won) Mickey Chandler threw out a few of us from Casablanca for speaking out against wrong doings. I joined the then Trintoc Invaders steel orchestra, and eventually was elected Captain in 1992. Under my captaincy and the baton of Superintendent Anthony Prospect (deceased) musical director along with Nervyn ( teach) Saunders, the band had acquired successes at the Festivals of 1992 and 1994 and been one of the Panorama finalist in 1994 and 1995. In 1993, prior to our competing in the semi final round of the competition. There was a shooting by people who were fighting around the band, this was at the entrance of the Queen;s Park Savannah and one of our players Stephon De Four got shot and had to be taken to hospital. Again, I was forced out of the band through the violent influences of the then " Elders" However faith had it that my children Shayne and Shiron Cooper wanted to play pan ages eleven and nine respectively, and i was confident that the active members of the band would have taken care of them. Shiron played until her death in 2007 , Shayne received a scholarship and left to go abroad in 2001. Presently, I hold the post of Assistant Manager of the band. Between the years 1993 to 1996 i held the positions of Vice Chairman and Chairman of the Northern Region of Pan Trinbago.

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Condolences to the Gittens Family.

Posted on June 16, 2013 at 1:44pm 9 Comments

Robert Gittens died on Thursday 13th June, 2013. Robert was a Casablanca from young. he and his brothers Valmond and Michael. Although in his youthful days he left the hill and went and took a knock with BWIA Sunjets, (which was unheard of in those days), It was back up the hill to try and assist Casablanca in whatever way possible. He also played football in the MERVINA's league.

May God bless his soul.

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At 10:40pm on June 27, 2015, Juanitto Jordano Jorda'ninho said…

Mr.Cooper ; checks have been paid out to the various bands already...

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