"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…"
"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…"
"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…"
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…"
"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…"
"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…"
"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?"
"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…"
"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…"