Everything Related to the Steelpan Instrument and Music
A thought occurred to me that I had almost forgotten.
Remember when Carnival in Trinidad used to be a two speed affair?.
Long before the DJs, we had music bands on the road, and their music was at a faster tempo than the steelbands.
Most of the big costume bands (we called them "Historical" bands) preferred the brass bands for their music, and their masqueraders "jumped up" much like they do today with the DJs.
On the other hand, if you played mas…
Added by Pan Buzz on June 24, 2011 at 10:42pm — No Comments
Pan needs a big idea. Like when Peter Ueberroth made the 1984 Olympics the TV games, raising close to a billion US dollars from broadcast rights. Previous to 1984, others focused on stadium seats to be the main supply of revenue.
So we need a big idea. Ueberroth…Continue