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sherman allison fyfe replied to Pan Times's discussion Happy Birthday to the legendary Master tuner Birch Kelman - September 9
"birthdate greetings,may u live 2 c many more"
Sep 9
sherman allison fyfe replied to Aquil's discussion Check Mate, Pan Trinbago Power Hungry Queen attempts to grab two Moore years.
"Serious business. How will what happened b changed? It seems that there was a quorum, otherwise d mtng could not occur. What recourse do those who oppose have? I am neutral but in my opinion there should b elections if leaders want 2 remain in…"
Sep 7
sherman allison fyfe liked Aquil's discussion Check Mate, Pan Trinbago Power Hungry Queen attempts to grab two Moore years.
Sep 7
sherman allison fyfe replied to Pan Times's discussion World Steelpan Thrust (NOW Morning Show) - Interview
"tired with blaming govt, blaming d private sector, blaming everybody but ourselves 4 our lack of or slow pace of development. "
Aug 11
sherman allison fyfe replied to Pan Times's discussion Today is World Steelpan Day - August 11
"WE need 2 highlight d pivotal role d steewlband has plyd in national development."
Aug 11
sherman allison fyfe replied to Pan Times's discussion “Babu” Samuel laid to rest after stirring tributes, as former PM Spencer calls for establishment of a pan academy in his honour
"Babu's death also affects phase 2 in T&T.He plyd with phase & even drilled d band a few times 4 panorama."
Aug 8
sherman allison fyfe replied to Pan Times's discussion Kamla promises to create a steelpan factory in T&T
"where this woman get those lies from. why Malomo didn't correct her. There r at least 2 pan factories I know of plus individual tuners who supply both d local & foreign market.She just grandstanding trhing 2 bamboozle uninformed ppl 4 votes."
Aug 3
sherman allison fyfe replied to Pan Times's discussion Legendary band leader helped popularize steel pan in Toronto, taught thousands of students
"Glad 2 c Earl keeping d pan flag flying.First place I met Earl was in sunday school at Church Of God in Carlos St W'brk. Next I know I walk in Invaders yd & he playing pan. Great times in d panyd. Playing Souvenirs,Beautiful…"
Jul 29
sherman allison fyfe replied to Pan Times's discussion Making, Playing & Tuning Steel Pans” by Carl Smith and Justin Petty of Boston - Explore the ins and outs of acoustic instruments at fest’s Folk Craft area this Saturday
"Shane in Hollywood, Florida, did u play in Invaders in d early 60s? I recall a Shane,think he was from Carenage who played with us then."
Jul 29
sherman allison fyfe replied to Pan Times's discussion Making, Playing & Tuning Steel Pans” by Carl Smith and Justin Petty of Boston - Explore the ins and outs of acoustic instruments at fest’s Folk Craft area this Saturday
"Carl is one who showed my first tunes on guitar pan in Invaders.  A true pan s o l d i e r."
Jul 29
sherman allison fyfe replied to Pan Times's discussion STARLIFT STEEL ORCHESTRA - Celebrating the Messrs. LIVE at D’Original Woodbrook Modernaires Pan Yard
"GOOD SHOW GUYS"
Jul 4
sherman allison fyfe replied to Pan Times's discussion Franklyn Grant stamps his name on American pop culture - from panyard to recording studio
"EXCELLENT"
Jun 16
sherman allison fyfe left a comment for Michelle Huggins-Watts
"all d best on your birth anniversary  may u live 2 c many more"
Jun 11
sherman allison fyfe liked Pan Times's discussion Remembering Our Brother Michael Marcano by Andre Moses
Jun 11
sherman allison fyfe replied to Pan Times's discussion Scholar, educator, exceptional leader, composer, champion Panorama administrator and panist Michael Marcano has passed
"Condolences 2 Mike's family & relatives,also his Renegades family. He was a champion & a visionary."
May 28
sherman allison fyfe liked Pan Times's discussion Scholar, educator, exceptional leader, composer, champion Panorama administrator and panist Michael Marcano has passed
May 28

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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.

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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