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April 2015 Blog Posts (4)

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Added by ritson douglas on April 13, 2015 at 8:09pm — No Comments

Cabo Verde needs some steelpans.

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…


Added by deanne pijl on April 12, 2015 at 11:23am — 4 Comments

Liam Teague radio interview and performance

Liam Teague just spent a week in Fairbanks, Alaska with the community steelband Cold Steel and the West Valley High School culminating in a concert yesterday afternoon. Here is the link to last an hour radio interview from Friday filled with solos that he performed in the studio.

Liam is on his way home to prepare for the NIU Spring concert webcast on April 26 and Liam will also be at…


Added by Ray Funk on April 6, 2015 at 9:41am — 1 Comment

Congratulations Pandaddy - Richard Rudolph Celebrating His 65th Birthday Today

Check out Pandaddy, Richard Rudolph of Roanoke, VA celebrating his 65th Birthday today, Monday,  April 6, 2015. We’d like to wish Pandaddy,  the happiest of birthdays. One amazing guy who has probably taught more people to play steel pans than anyone else in the world. Who else can teach and run eight steel pan bands at a time and also launch and teach 150 elementary school kids in Franklin County, VA the steel pans all at the same time.

Richard is the owner of Quest School…


Added by Clay Johnston on April 6, 2015 at 6:46am — 1 Comment

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