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Dearest Pan Women,
I read most of the interviews with you on ‘When Steel Talks’.
Pretty impressed by all of the stories, how you all came in contact with Pan.
What strikes me the most, is the dedication you all have towards this instrument.
It is exactly the way I feel about Pan. Although I came in contact with it when I was 5 years old, it took me about 45 years to find someone who could teach me to play.
In the sixties there were a lot of steel bands here, due to the…
As I hope you all already know, I started a project about introducing pan on São Vicente, Cabo Verde Islands.
As this the site for developing pan all over the world, I hope to reach as much people as possible
As a lot of bands in Trinidad/Tobago don't use mail, I hope you read this and help them to start a panyard.
My name is Deanne Pijl and I live in The Netherlands. And of course I play Pan.
Last February, during the Carnival, I was on São Vicente ( Cape…
As I hope you all know, I started a small project on The Cape Verde Island, São Vicente.
First part is done successfully, which was introducing and teaching pan. They never heard, saw or played a steelpan before. I was lucky that Nostalgia Steelband from London, lend me some pans, and took them with me, payed my own ticket to get there, and taught them how to play.
The goal was to form a small steelband together with the inhabitants of São Vicente and play on their carnival…Continue