"I never heard this one before, it's very nice and a great arrangement!!!! Sends chilly bumps through my body! OMG such super runs and jams. I gotta defer to Sandra L. Blood's comment about the speed of playing, it would no doubt be better…"
"I was blessed to be there in person that magical night!! A fabulous Panorama, and I came home a different soul than before I went! That year, Renegades played 3rd, and I said..."there are a lot of great bands still to play, but I think we just…"
"I don't think moving the medium band finals to Tobago would be wise. There is not the infrastructure there to move thousands of people and instruments over, where will they sleep, eat and when go back to Trinidad proper? I also don't…"
Trinidad & Tobago National Steelband Panorama Finals: featuring Medium and Large conventional steel orchestras. Time: 7:00 p.m. Venue: Queen’s Park Savannah, Port-of-Spain, TRINIDAD & TOBAGO, W.I.Order of Appearance:FinalsMEDIUM - …See More
"Savannah Grass is a far better song than Rag Storm, and I had hoped some of the bands would pick it for Panorama. So I am glad that Exodus was able to change tunes for the finals. Two weeks isn't a lot of time to arrange and learn it. I do hope…"
"That is good news for me, and for Panorama! I always wanted some good band to take on Savannah Grass, one of the best songs offered. Exodus must work hard to polish up something that sets the crowds and judges jaws agape! I hope they do it right,…"
"On the other hand, inserting suggested similar themed songs into the arrangement, dilutes the strength of the arrangement and confuses the Hookin Meh tune itself! Some of the key changes are perfunctory rote (walk up to the new scale stuff). I…"
"Good for Exodus! Hope they can play it for Panorama Finals. There is good history for allowing this change of tune. Before Panorama was created, steel bands would often prepare a "Bomb tune" in secret, to surprise and best rival steel…"
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Been a Pan Jumbie since 1987 first recordings of Panorama found 1990. Got to go to Panorama myself in 1995, Four Lara Four!!! Have a C tenor pan, tuned by Ellie Mannet himself (a very special night for me, stories and education)
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