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Martin Maitland
  • 56, Male
  • Bronx, NY
  • United States
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Pan Music Progress

Started this discussion. Last reply by patrick Feb 2, 2014. 3 Replies

No Pan stream from Pan Trinbago!!!!

Started this discussion. Last reply by ARTHUR W TRAVERSO Feb 3, 2014. 58 Replies

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Martin Maitland replied to Pan Times's discussion T&T urged to market instrument: Take pan to the world
"Who’s talking. Almost three-quarters of the people on this forum are Ex-pats and wee all live overseas. We are the ones who have kept the pan thing going. The problem at home is, everyone is so busy partying they fail to see the opportunity…"
Nov 13
Martin Maitland commented on Pan Times's video
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Just Listen! Khuent Rose Pays Homage to the Greats...

"This is really awesome. This is the sort of crossover vibe that really makes you sit up and listen."
Nov 8
Martin Maitland replied to Pan Times's discussion Team Re-build Sweeps Pan Trinbago 2018 Elections -- Congratulations to Team Re-Build
"Congratulations on a well-rewarded victory. The change that was needed for years has finally come"
Oct 30
Martin Maitland replied to Aquil's discussion Kerri-Ann Gormandy Walters, the next treasurer of Pan Trinbago.
"Miss Kerri-Ann Gormandy Walters. I applaud you for your success and would have voted for you if you were on another team of worthy administrators. I am very much on the fence by the man who wants to be your president, Mr. Keith Byer, As I explained…"
Oct 11
Martin Maitland replied to Keith Byer's discussion Keith Byer for president
"Mr. Keith Byer, I am afraid to say, from the start you mentioned association with the previous administration. This is the same corrupted administration we are trying to replace. Endorsing you would give us more of the same mismanagement we have…"
Oct 11
Martin Maitland replied to michael wong's discussion KIM LOY WONG tuner & panist has passed...
"Condolences to the family of Kim Loy Wong, RIP. Thanks for the music."
Oct 4
Martin Maitland replied to Pan Times's discussion Ray Holman - Veteran Panist, Arranger and Composer Remembers Ken "Professor" Philmore
"Pro was a Brother by another mother to me. His legacy and contribution to music will live on. He is defiantly a loss to the pan world."
Oct 3
Martin Maitland might attend Pan Times's event
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2018 UK National Panorama Competition at Horniman’s Pleasance (Park),

August 25, 2018 from 6pm to 10pm
Watch Live StreamLondon: Notting Hill Panorama 20182018 UK National Panorama Competition features participants Metronomes Steel Orchestra, Mangrove Steelband, Ebony Steelband, Croydon Steel Orchestra, CSI Steelband, Real Steel, defending champs Ebony Steel Band and .  Time: …See More
Aug 24
Martin Maitland commented on Pan Times's video
Jul 12
Martin Maitland replied to Pan Times's discussion What the bands are playing for Panorama 2018 - Trinidad & Tobago National Steelband Panorama Competition
"Cecil...the music has come full circle. The hammer, Duss in your face, Doh back back, and a few more to mention, were not considered pan songs...in fact they were party songs, just like now. "
Jan 16
Martin Maitland replied to Pan Times's discussion What the bands are playing for Panorama 2018 - Trinidad & Tobago National Steelband Panorama Competition
"Boogsie really golden...he needs a zimmer frame...His music has been getting slower and slower every year,,,,,time to pump it up a bit. "
Jan 16
Martin Maitland replied to Pan Times's discussion Congratulations to Newtown Playboys - 2018 Single Pan Band Champions
"Damn...that was some serious jamming... Please have some respect and ask that guy to pull up his pants... No one want to see your butt crack."
Jan 16
Martin Maitland replied to Pan Times's discussion 2018 Single Pan Finalists
"This is really lame...2018 and still no coverage of Single Pan bands"
Jan 14
Martin Maitland replied to Pan Times's discussion What the bands are playing for Panorama 2018 - Trinidad & Tobago National Steelband Competition
"What you all fail to realize is the arranger could lay down some sweet melodic lines with harmonies to blow your mind, but it all comes down to execution on the night. For the last 4 years Renegades have lost their way with the younger players…"
Jan 8

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Pan On D'Avenue 2014

Posted on September 4, 2014 at 5:10pm 0 Comments

Pan On D'Avenue 2014

Just a taste of Pan on the avenue 2014 I posted to YouTube.  

Pan music Innovation

Posted on February 1, 2014 at 6:27pm 6 Comments

We are all tired of the same old adage year after year. I propose Pan Trinbago set up an annual Pan Music competition to help drive the musical creativity within Trinidad carnival. Most composers have little to gain from producing a pan tune and many have to incur the high cost of a quality studio production. If there was a musical Pan Tune competition... Say the first 3 tunes to have acceptance by the bands gain a winning financial fund, for example the winner would get full reimbursement…

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