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Kelvin scoon replied to Pan Times's discussion Nellie Bly Oil Drum - The woman behind the 55-gallon steel oil drum.
"Thank you, Nellie Bly. You gave T&T the vehicle that transformed the world of music and allowed our talent to blossom and prove what nobody thought was possible.THANK YOU WHEN STEEL TALKS FOR KEEPING THE WORLD INFORMED ABOUT THE…"
Nov 10
Kelvin scoon replied to Pan Times's discussion Happy Birthday to the great Len “Boogsie” Sharpe - October 28
"Happy Birthday Boogsie. I'll drink a toast of water today to your good health and many more birthdays to come."
Oct 29
Kelvin scoon commented on Pan Times's video
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NGC Helps To Preserve Pan

"This is the best news we have had about PAN after a long drought. Let's hope it signifies a new beginning."
Oct 18
Kelvin scoon shared Pan Times's video on Facebook
Oct 18
Kelvin scoon shared odw's video on Facebook
Oct 4
Kelvin scoon replied to Pan Times's discussion Ken "Professor" Philmore has passed
"Sincere condolences to his family, friends and especially to his Fonclaire family."
Sep 30
Kelvin scoon replied to Pan Times's discussion Ken "Professor" Philmore has passed
"Sincere condolences to his family, friends and especially to his Fonclaire family."
Sep 30
Kelvin scoon replied to Pan Times's discussion Dr. Clifford Alexis has been awarded the Chaconia Medal (Silver)
"Congratulations Dr Cliff"
Sep 26
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Sep 9
Kelvin scoon replied to Pan Times's discussion Amrit Samaroo launches Lavwé Music.- The place for steelband music scores.
"GREAT IDEA. Dr. Jit would have been proud. This is the type of initiative that gives us hope for the future.A welcome respite from all the depressing news coming out of Park Street."
Aug 21
Kelvin scoon replied to Pan Times's discussion ‘Only way to save pan’ Tobago support for NCC control of Pan Trinbago
"NO1 NO! NO!For a government body, any government body, to take over full control of PanTrinbago for three years would be the final nail in the coffin of the dream of Sydney Gollop and the early pioneers for PAN PEOPLE to create and build a…"
Aug 18
Kelvin scoon replied to Claude Gonzales's discussion Panmen upset as NCC takes control of Pan Trinbago
"HE WHO PAYS THE PIPER CALLS THE TUNEThink about that."
Aug 8
Kelvin scoon replied to Pan Times's discussion NGC signs MOA to sustain the future of pan
"Thank You NGC and NGC President MarK LoquanHopefully, other corporations and Institutions of Higher Education will follow your example."
Aug 2
Kelvin scoon shared Pan Times's discussion on Facebook
Aug 2
Kelvin scoon replied to Pan Times's discussion Study-abroad course dives into engineering unique musical instrument
"Can anyone involved in PAN and anyone in higher education in T&T give reasons why this is not also an initiative of Trinidad and Tobago. I use the word ALSO deliberately. We should not want to inhibit the world from improving on…"
Aug 1
Kelvin scoon replied to Pan Times's discussion Global steel band perform as part of Art Night in Battersea
"Four or so score years ago, a cadre of young African underprivileged young men, in a little twin-island British colony, Trinidad and Tobago, who did not know it was supposed to be scientifically impossible, created a family of musical instruments…"
Jul 11

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If you like, go ahead and tell your fellow WST Ning members about yourself here
I am a long time steelband enthusiast and backroom support person. I was PR Officer of Trinidad All Stars from about 1969 to 1991.
I am the founder of Multi Media Ltd and am also the producer of two sets of recordings - Classical Jewels 5 and Classical Jewels 6.
In the 1950's I was Secretary General of The National Youth Council and assisted Lennox Pierre in some of the steelband related activities of the Youth Council

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At 7:37am on April 4, 2014, Sandra L Blood said…

I " have 'G' in my 'DNA'"...Does that denote God, Great or Goddard? All three. :)

"PAN PEOPLE":  Most 'pan people' are scared, insecure, and are afraid to think out of the box to create a much better and bigger box. Most need a dose of risk-management and business courses. Most are clueless of whom they really are thus are incapable of putting value to themselves, and this is because, in Trinidad & Tobago, there isn't significant value placed on the instrument thus, most still act and think consistent to the garbage can and biscuit tin covers. Since in the 1980s, my family and I placed pan alongside the harp, violin or any other sophisticated musical instrument, hence the reason why so many fail to comprehend my upward/moral stance when aligning self with pan. 

At 6:40pm on January 11, 2014, Hamilton web lexander said…

Hello MR Scoon how are you keeping. Jitter Bug,was a Trinidad All Stars flag waiver.If I remember well, I think this was told to me by Prince Batson

                                          Hamilton "The Web" Alexander.

At 6:54pm on April 28, 2010, robert greenidge said…
thanks kelvin, enjoying the day very much,nice to hear from you and hope all is well

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