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sherman allison fyfe liked Pan Times's discussion Bemoaning underachievement
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sherman allison fyfe replied to Pan Times's discussion "This is a slap in the face" - A Message From Trinidad All Stars Steel Orchestra
"O K Claude. There have always been Caribbean art showcases since I know myself. That's where I learned about Louise Bennett,Beryl Mc Burnie, John "Buddy" Williams and a host of other top caribbean performing icons. U really don't…"
Aug 14
sherman allison fyfe replied to Pan Times's discussion "This is a slap in the face" - A Message From Trinidad All Stars Steel Orchestra
"Claude. I have 2 take exception 2 what u say. This is Trinidad & Tobago. Nobody from Pan Trinbago or any other Pan entity should have 2 go 2 d powers that b to tell them PAN must represent this country at any kind of event. Is like d clerk in d…"
Aug 14
sherman allison fyfe replied to Pan Times's discussion "This is a slap in the face" - A Message From Trinidad All Stars Steel Orchestra
"Ah backing this retort whole-heartedly"
Aug 14
sherman allison fyfe replied to Claude Gonzales's discussion BERTEL GITTENS got a BRILLIANT IDEA which ALL PAN LOVERS should SUPPORT!!! BIG LAUNCH ON SUNDAY(August 11)!!!
"if it is international,"WORLD WIDE", Y  E  S. If it is just a Trini ting, N  O."
Aug 10
sherman allison fyfe replied to Pan Times's discussion Trinidad & Tobago: A Rich History of Dance, Devotion and Demonstration
"T T is no longer a rural society. This man writing RUBBISH."
Aug 4
sherman allison fyfe replied to Claude Gonzales's discussion ALL THE PAN FORUMS DEAD!!! NOBODY EH TALKING ABOUT NUTTEN -- well, except for HOW THINGS WAS LONG TIME ...
"Yuh preach Claude. No progress in d Mecca. Only ole talk."
Jul 28
sherman allison fyfe replied to Pan Times's discussion "Panist" not "Pannist"
"we say that PANIST one n is d way 2 spell d word according 2 the rules of English grammar. then DRUGGIST should b one g,according 2 d rules of English grammar? I left school more than 50 yrs ago. I will spell it PANNIST. I have no work 2 b sent 2 b…"
Jul 27
sherman allison fyfe replied to Salah Wilson's discussion 46th Wedding & Pan Anniversary
"Thanks 4 your sterling contribution & commitment to d Artform & 2 MARRIAGE. A lot of people ay last a quarter of that time. Hats off to u & your wife. GOD'S richest blessings & many more yrs of wedded  bliss"
Jul 22
sherman allison fyfe liked Salah Wilson's discussion 46th Wedding & Pan Anniversary
Jul 22
sherman allison fyfe replied to Claude Gonzales's discussion TOP 5 CLASSIC POP TUNES THAT INCLUDE PAN
"what about Spiro Gyra and d group that sang O Carrie-Ann What's Your Game Now Can Anybody Play-I think they were d first internationally acclaimed pop group to use pan"
Jun 27
sherman allison fyfe replied to Pan Times's discussion Happy Birthday to Pan Innovator and Legend Anthony Williams
"Another milestone skip. The other stalwarts have gone on but u remain strrong & steadfast despite your many challenges. GOD bless"
Jun 24
sherman allison fyfe commented on Pan Times's photo
Jun 21
sherman allison fyfe replied to Pan Times's discussion Let's Discuss The Changes for Panorama 2020
"The Christmas season is already contaminated, so let's leave it alone, let d Paranderos flourish. My contention is dat PANORAMA should b held outside of Carnival. However I am not prepared to defend dat now. What I will say is dat the…"
Jun 16
sherman allison fyfe replied to Claude Gonzales's discussion WE HAVE THE RHYTHMS and all the MUSICAL ROOTS -- we just lack THE SKILLS to PRODUCE IT for THE GLOBAL MARKET
"the biggest music is in north america & no matter how good our music is until an american like Narell takes a tune & goes on billboard or cash box, we will never make worlwide. bossa nova existed 4 years,so did mambo,merengue,rhumba etc.…"
Jun 12
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learned to play pan with Invadersmwritten 4 books on pan playing techniques,run a pan school, taught music&pan at anumber of schools in tt,just written new book on the saga of the steelband,player,arranger,worksmostly nowwith churches &gospel groups

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PAN TRINBAGO TELEPHONES

Posted on November 10, 2017 at 11:17am 3 Comments

I have been trying to reach Pan Trinbago by telephone since last week. These are the numbers I have; 623 4486, 625 3556, & 623 6831. These are for the Head Office. The East Zone where I am located gave me 2 numbers, 369 6437 & 337 5095. All these numbers are out of service. This is the WORLD governing body for steelpan Really? Should I continue to be a member of this organization? Given all the other ills that have been aired publicly over the past several months. There are those who…

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I read recently where someone said Ray Holman is not being hired by any band. There's a RUMOUR that he will be back at STARLIFT 2018. Let's wait and see.

Posted on November 4, 2017 at 9:47am 0 Comments

I read recently where someone said Ray Holman is not being hired by any band. There's a RUMOUR that he will be back at STARLIFT 2018. Let's wait and see.

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PAN AM NORTH STARS BOOK

Posted on September 16, 2017 at 9:37pm 6 Comments

 I just learned that a fellow by the name of CYRIL MATTHEWS, not sure of his first name just recently published a book about North Stars. He is said to be from upper Bournes Road in St.James, P O S. He claims he played with North Stars and knows Tony well.I want to know if JJJ knows this fellow and why he allowed him to write his book before him. I been telling JJJ for years write the history, he kept hemming and hoaring, dilly dallying, now look wha happen. I hatta buy this man book. JJJ…

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random thoughts

Posted on September 1, 2017 at 3:40am 2 Comments

I just saw where a woman trying to disrupt some groups preparations for the Labour Day parade. This will always happen because our people don't publicise  the value and importance of our events. The labour parade puts millions of dollars in revenue in the coffers of NYC.Pan in particular helps keep a lot of people from mischief Music is one of the intelligences and especially with youth improves the operation of the brain, Concerning my new book I didn't give any details, but I will do so…

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