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September 2017 Blog Posts (4)


 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…


Added by sherman allison fyfe on September 16, 2017 at 9:37pm — 6 Comments

Win a New Low C Tenor Pan and More

The Codrington Pan Family is giving away a new low C tenor pan at their upcoming concert.

The concert takes place on Saturday 14th October, 2017 at the Teaching and Learning Complex (TLC), UWI at 7pm. Tickets cost $150 for adults and $75 for Children.

The first person to sell 25 tickets will be the winner of the tenor pan.

Please check out our Facebook page for more info about the concert and how you can win other prizes.…


Added by Khari Codrington on September 13, 2017 at 8:03pm — No Comments

Time for a Real US National Steel Pan Organization

I've been told on several occasions that there is a National Steel Pan Organization but I'm still waiting to see the evidence of such an organization.  There are thousands of Pan Players across this country including those is Schools, Colleges and State and local bands, not even counting the individuals not associated with a band.  I would have thought that what happened in New York would have brought the "National Organization" out - looking out for the interest of the players and…


Added by Urban Pan on September 9, 2017 at 11:47am — 4 Comments

random thoughts

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…


Added by sherman allison fyfe on September 1, 2017 at 3:40am — 2 Comments

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