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Firestorm - Trinidad All Stars Winner 2002 Panorama

The winning Panorama 2002 performance of De Fosto's Firestorm, arranged by Leon 'Smooth' Edwards. Look out for the spectacular synchronization of pan and pyrotechnics on the hookline 'firestorm' towards the end of the arrangement.

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Comment by NIGEL GIBBS on August 27, 2012 at 9:07am

I love this organisation, what a performance

Comment by Anthony V Young on August 18, 2012 at 12:42am

This Trinidad All Stars rendition of De Fosto's 'Firestorm' at the 2002 Panorama finals has to earn the distinction of one of the finest performances ever, in the annals of Panorama history. Leon 'Smooth' Edwards , leader and arranger of this magnificent and well disciplined Steel Orchestra, is the consummate master at his craft. He has displayed the ability to interweave in the tune being played, just enough arrangement, blending in so smoothly without detracting from the theme of the musical piece. The tonal quality of the pans is so rich, resonant and clean. All the different sections of the band are clearly audible, and unlike some other bands, the rhythm section is controlled and not loud and overwhelming.

Trinidad All Stars Steel Orchestra has already amassed several Panorama Championships, and will continue to do so in years to come, for they have the winning formula.

Comment by Andy on August 17, 2012 at 4:26pm
I second that. @ Randisc
Comment by Randi Curvan on August 17, 2012 at 3:39pm

This is All Stars best performance ever! Tune, Arrangement and Execution.  I.M.H.O.

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