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KIM LOY WONG tuner & panist has passed...

Started this discussion. Last reply by Ian Franklin Oct 17, 2018. 15 Replies

I JUST GOT THE NEWS FROM THE NUSING HOME...MY FATHER KIM LOY WONG JUST PASSED AWAYContinue

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Michael C. Smith / BCV left a comment for michael wong
"Condolences to family and friends on the passing of Mr. Kim Loy Wong. #CultureLivesere "
Oct 22, 2018
Ian Franklin replied to michael wong's discussion KIM LOY WONG tuner & panist has passed...
"Condolences to the family and friends on the passing of Mr. Kim Loy Wong. I was told that Kim should have been credited for introducing the "oval shaped inner" notes. It has been alleged that another tuner came to his facility in Harlem,…"
Oct 17, 2018
Trevor Emanuel Cooper replied to michael wong's discussion KIM LOY WONG tuner & panist has passed...
"He is one of the great Pioneers, known to a few in Trinidad Hilanders, Mango Rose. Rest in peace."
Oct 4, 2018
Martin Maitland replied to michael wong's discussion KIM LOY WONG tuner & panist has passed...
"Condolences to the family of Kim Loy Wong, RIP. Thanks for the music."
Oct 4, 2018
Jeremy de Barry replied to michael wong's discussion KIM LOY WONG tuner & panist has passed...
"Dear Mr Michael Wong, please accept my deepest sympathies for the passing of your influential father. May he R.I.P. The book:STEEL DRUMSHow to play them and make themTHE STEEL DRUMS OF KIM LOY WONGBy Peter SeegerOak Publications, 1964.About his…"
Oct 4, 2018
Michael B. Best replied to michael wong's discussion KIM LOY WONG tuner & panist has passed...
"Will see you on the other side KIM"
Oct 4, 2018
PJJ replied to michael wong's discussion KIM LOY WONG tuner & panist has passed...
"Michael, you and your family have my condolences. So sad to hear this."
Oct 4, 2018
Robert Hernandez replied to michael wong's discussion KIM LOY WONG tuner & panist has passed...
"This is really sad news to learn of the passing of Kim Loy Wong. His legacy will live on as the first leader of Highlanders. We are keeping the Highlanders dream alive in Success Village, Laventille. The current leadership of Highlanders will seek…"
Oct 4, 2018
Phillip Salandy replied to michael wong's discussion KIM LOY WONG tuner & panist has passed...
"Condolences and sympathies to the family of Kim Loy. We attended Pamphylian high school together in Trinidad. Phillip Salandy."
Oct 3, 2018
Courtney Leiba replied to michael wong's discussion KIM LOY WONG tuner & panist has passed...
"Condolences to Kim Loy Wong. I remember when Kim Loy had his band 'Hilanders/ behind the bridge and We, Tripoli met Kim Loy in Brooklyn in the year 1967.I think that he releases his book "how to tune a steel pan" He is one of the…"
Oct 3, 2018
Brian Copeland replied to michael wong's discussion KIM LOY WONG tuner & panist has passed...
"Yet another pioneer goes to the other side. You made history ... a book with your name on it is stored in the Smithsonian Institute Archives along with the first ever video of you showing how to make a steelpan. Rest well Kim Loy…"
Oct 3, 2018
Glenroy R Joseph replied to michael wong's discussion KIM LOY WONG tuner & panist has passed...
"The original leader of Hilanders , and a true pioneer of the art- form. My condolences to his loved ones . May he rest in peace."
Oct 3, 2018
Mercer Ramdoo replied to michael wong's discussion KIM LOY WONG tuner & panist has passed...
"In mid seventies our group 'Block 5' was the first to use strings and steel (I stand corrected). Kim Loy Wong, Conrad Jordan and Elie Mannette used to "touch up" (term used then) our pans. So sorry he's gone. Condolences to…"
Oct 3, 2018
Andre-Roger Dellevi replied to michael wong's discussion KIM LOY WONG has passed...
"Condolences and sympathies on the loss. May he R.I.P."
Oct 3, 2018
Pan Times replied to michael wong's discussion KIM LOY WONG
"When Steel Talks extends our condolences.to you and your family."
Oct 3, 2018
Claude Gonzales replied to michael wong's discussion KIM LOY WONG
"With the help of Pete Seeger and Folkways Records, Kim Loy Wong became one of FIRST steel drum artists who brought the sounds of the chromatically pitched instrument from Trinidad to America in the ‘60s. Using his music to reach out to…"
Oct 3, 2018

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At 4:46pm on October 22, 2018, Michael C. Smith / BCV said…

Condolences to family and friends on the passing of Mr. Kim Loy Wong. #CultureLivesere 

 
 
 

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