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Mercer Ramdoo replied to odw's discussion Game-changer to Digital Dustbin: Why iTunes Is Shutting Down
"What about folks who have grand children? Pampers eh?"
Jul 5
Mercer Ramdoo replied to Claude Gonzales's discussion CALYPSO OF THE DAY: Doh care what dey say; we KNOW we could play; next time we will be going ALL THE WAY TO THE GOLD CUP ...
"Play what?"
Jun 27
Mercer Ramdoo replied to Claude Gonzales's discussion TOP 5 CLASSIC POP TUNES THAT INCLUDE PAN
"Who was the panist featured in the 1988 Beach Boys tune Kokomo?"
Jun 24
Mercer Ramdoo replied to Pan Times's discussion The Trinidad & Tobago Chinese Steel Ensemble visits Toronto
"Very nice support system"
Jun 24
Mercer Ramdoo replied to Pan Times's discussion Poor showing at We Beat Pan Parade
"How much money was given to the committee by gov't ? How much, if any, did PanTrinbago contribute? Were there contributions from the business community(doubtful)? How many bands participated? Plus, minus, multiply and divide equal…"
Jun 22
Mercer Ramdoo replied to Pan Times's discussion Poor showing at We Beat Pan Parade
"Never asked to participate. Very interesting. No money, no Pan."
Jun 22
Mercer Ramdoo commented on Pan Times's photo
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Inside a possible new look for the Pan

"It's the Mecca. Looks and I'm sure sounds good as any."
Jun 21
Mercer Ramdoo replied to Pan Times's discussion Poor showing at We Beat Pan Parade
"I trust yuh, but is only ole ppl who support PAN. There is a plan afoot to get rid of all ole ppl in and around pan."
Jun 21
Mercer Ramdoo commented on Pan Times's photo
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A New Look for the Steelpan - At Tokyo, Japan.

"Trust the furriners to come up with something new re PAN."
Jun 20
Mercer Ramdoo commented on Pan Times's photo
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A New Look for the Steelpan - At Tokyo, Japan.

"Simple. Classy looking innovation."
Jun 20
Mercer Ramdoo replied to Pan Times's discussion ComPANions ask - about changes for Panorama 2020
"Okay."
Jun 17
Mercer Ramdoo replied to Pan Times's discussion ROADBLOCK Steel Orchestra ran away with the first prize - 5-A-Side pan competition
"Senior Citizens (some call them old) Sapophonics continue to rock wherever they perform. Yuh never too old, eh?"
Jun 17
Mercer Ramdoo replied to Pan Times's discussion ROADBLOCK Steel Orchestra ran away with the first prize - 5-A-Side pan competition
"Results were fair. Sapophonics also entertained before start of proceedings."
Jun 17
Mercer Ramdoo replied to Pan Times's discussion Panorama changes get general support
"The "LACK OF ADMINSTRATIVE SKILLS" is a skill honed in the panyards of Trinidad and Tobago. When the "fresh water Yankees " try to teach/suggest etc, they tend not to understand the accent."
Jun 16
Mercer Ramdoo replied to Claude Gonzales's discussion A BRIEF HISTORY ON St. JAMES PAN by KEITH SIMPSON
"Claude Gonzales: I know you as analyst and assessor of words and people. Where is the history of St. James PAN? Is this the history of Keith Simpson. Did you read this before posting, Mr. Gonzales?"
Jun 15
Mercer Ramdoo replied to Pan Times's discussion Let's Discuss The Changes for Panorama 2020
"Okay, me eh have nutten tuh say until December."
Jun 14

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At 3:53am on February 17, 2017, KEITH Alexander said…

Not empress because you're a hater .ny bands are kidding me

At 3:01pm on February 1, 2017, dynamicm said…
Patrick Ramdoo, Wait nah, you are Jackass of today now. You for real??? No justification warranted .What a 'dotish' comparison. Please note that whether other people said so or not, is not the issue here. It's Mendez in his capacity as Chairman needs to know what is required of him in his position and must not show any biasness and disrespect . We already have low tolerance for PAN TRINBAGO Management team and this has put a further nail in the coffin. Soon the coffin will be completely sealed.
At 4:07pm on June 1, 2016, Juanitto Jordano Jorda'ninho said…

Yeah Patrick, more of the same, Panorama has become a wall of noise, with no musical merit...

At 1:14pm on October 5, 2015, Juanitto Jordano Jorda'ninho said…

Hey Patrick, I like the "EXPAT'S", those who would if they could, but can't, so they tell those who could how they SHOULD...

At 5:57pm on August 13, 2015, Juanitto Jordano Jorda'ninho said…

PATRICK; NO NO NO, LEAVE THEM WITH THE CALYPSO, THEY'LL ONLY MESS IT UP...

At 12:07pm on August 13, 2015, Juanitto Jordano Jorda'ninho said…

Here Here Patrick; not because I know Dudley Dickson personally and have worked with him in Phase II 2010 with "Pan Army", there "PAN'S was the BEST I've heard all night, the music were well balanced, the KEY they choose to play their tune in did Dudley's work JUSTICE, the best three (3) bands I heard was EBONY, BSO, SUPERNOVER'S, and I have to place RENEGADES in there too, these band's music was very well balanced, as for the rest of the band's, All Stars and Phase II BACKGROUND WERE STRANGLING THE FRONT LINES tenors, seconds, guitars etc etc, the rest of the bands alot was happening, I heard too much "DENSITY" or noise's, as a result of wrong key, bad tuning or identity of musical pitch, lack of unison in players, basses bullying the music where th bass is an accompanying voice, and not a lead voice,loud and over powering drumming by some over size rhytum drum, and especially where the melody get's lost,  in panorama there's a formula to be followed, where when we/Anthony Williams/Panam Northstars, used a "Bach" concerto formula with out dynamic's as "Bach's Air on a G String had NO DYNAMIC'S on the sheet, which entailed an Introduction play the melody 1st and 2nd part's state the theme, meaning repeat them and change key's two more times, where a concerto is a musical piece played in three movements or, three different key's, there's a lot more but I'll stop $ NOW...

At 1:09am on August 9, 2015, Juanitto Jordano Jorda'ninho said…

Yes Patrick, he was elected for a three year's period, and according to the constitutional by law's of Act No 5 of 1986, he/Diaz CEASE to be President other than by election, for another term, "Court Injunction" or not, he should have been "IMPEACHED"...

At 1:04am on August 9, 2015, Juanitto Jordano Jorda'ninho said…

Patrick the bands today do not impress me, not that I am looking to be impressed by any of them, what there doin is to "DENSE/OVER CROWDED and or NOISEY, I do much better sinking a drum, as for me, I have developed an EPICUREAN TASTE FOR MUSIC, and I can't stand DISSONANCE/UNPLEASANT SOUNDS, " I know what Vidia Naipaul mean't when he wrote in his book about the Caribbean entitled The Middle Passage, Naipaul contends that Trinidadians love noise, I tend to agree with him ..."

At 11:47am on August 3, 2015, Juanitto Jordano Jorda'ninho said…

Patrick; Y do U even bother ??? it's  a total waste of time, do U remember in 2011 when "Boogsie" did a tune called "DO SOMETHING FOR PAN" Keith Diaz and the PanTrinbago regime wanted to ban it, and Phase II tied for fourth place with I believe "Invaders", untill Act no 5 of 1986 is repealed or eradicated, the abuse of panmen/women and their redress/money/millions will continue...

At 4:47pm on June 9, 2015, Juanitto Jordano Jorda'ninho said…

TRUE Patrick...

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