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A Public Letter to the President of WIADCA

Started this discussion. Last reply by Cathryn Sep 10, 2012. 12 Replies

Pan Apocalypse 2012

Started this discussion. Last reply by shafeeq muhammad Jul 31, 2012. 5 Replies

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Markus G. replied to Pan Times's discussion The Great Switch To "Hello"
"First off I commented because I noticed something I deemed disrespectful on a post originally meant to celebrate 3 arrangers. No one brought me anywhere as some sort of ammo for their argument. I have a history of voicing my opinion  through…"
Jan 26, 2018
Markus G. replied to Pan Times's discussion The Great Switch To "Hello"
"Severely poor excuse for ignorance. I know, played for or alongside these arrangers and to call them Yankees as if they are some foreigners coming to invade Panorama connotes some type of “other” or that they don’t truly belong. If…"
Jan 25, 2018
Markus G. replied to BEDE LOPEZ's discussion NY Panorama 2015 line-up
"Lol am I the only one who really posted the order of appearance? Hahaha"
Aug 27, 2015
Markus G. replied to Keith Marcelle's discussion A MEETING YOU MUST ATTEND!
"From the community board 9 website, the address is 1638 Bedford Avenue (corner of Crown St.) and its a monthly board meeting"
Sep 23, 2014
Markus G. liked Cecil hinkson's discussion WHAT A RESPONSIBILITY......
May 20, 2014
Markus G. liked Pan Times's discussion Meet Lisa Samuel of Brooklyn, New York, USA - Celebration of Women and the Steelpan Art Form
Apr 3, 2014
Markus G. liked Pan Times's discussion Meet Lisa Samuel of Brooklyn, New York, USA - Celebration of Women and the Steelpan Art Form
Apr 3, 2014
Markus G. replied to The New Visionaries's discussion PAN SPLASH POOL PARTY ON D GREENS 2014
"Why do you always bring race into the picture, why must that overlook what each individual HAS DONE for the future of pan? Because from what I've seen, these "White American pan player" "elitists" have done more for the…"
Feb 12, 2014
Markus G. replied to Salah Wilson's discussion PAN IN THE GRAMMY AWARDS? ...HUH!
"Allan, Mr. Kent Knappenberger just happens to teach kids steel pan, one of the MANY reasons and MANY genres of music that led him to win the Grammy, that wasn't the ONLY reason he won. We, as Trinis, can't expect the instrument to gain…"
Jan 27, 2014
Markus G. replied to Pan Times's discussion A When Steel Talks/ Basement Panyard competition?
"I'm in love with this idea, but I can only imagine that it would take bands forever to come together and actually agree on this. For the time being, what if every year, from 2014 onward, WST conducts an online poll to determine which…"
Sep 21, 2013
Markus G. replied to Pan Times's discussion New York Panorama 2013 - Breaking News!
"Aunty Cathy I never told anyone that they weren't entitled to an opinion, I'm just saying there's a time and place for it. And of course I'm going to get defensive because Sonatas is my band and has been my band for almost a…"
Jul 23, 2013
Markus G. replied to Pan Times's discussion New York Panorama 2013 - Breaking News!
"That's a very peculiar assumption. You should be careful with the assumptions because you know what people say about those who assume. People have been saying Pan Sonatas need a change, we find one, and now its a problem?"
Jul 18, 2013
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Jan 23, 2013
Markus G. shared Pan Times's page on Facebook
Jan 23, 2013
Markus G. replied to Sweet Eustace's discussion Is panorama music getting monotonus
"Funny thing is I found myself thinking mostly the same thing not too long ago. Some arrangers have stuck to a format they refuse to edit and then wonder why they do not win. Now I see chromatics as just wasting time. I'm actually…"
Sep 14, 2012
Cathryn replied to Markus G.'s discussion A Public Letter to the President of WIADCA
"Wow...."True Pan Players"....(I'm sure all those young talented pannist who grew up in the US within the last 20 years just love that statement)...I'm guessing you have a model  T ford in your driveway to be a "true car…"
Sep 10, 2012

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