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Comment by Don Clarke on April 28, 2014 at 12:10pm

I have said this over and over again 'Robbie" has the sweetest hands on any steel pan, no one in the WORLD

has ever came close to his style of playing. This is what I call a Gift from God. His touch is captivating to the

ear and soul, he is in a class by him-self. This piece of music could never be duplicated by anyone else in

my life time, and even if the musical score is written for them to play, I don't think they can do it on the steel

pan. Perhaps someone out there can prove me wrong......then bring it on I'll be waiting. Happy Birthday

Robbie, God's Blessings

 

 

Comment by bob diaz on April 3, 2014 at 5:51pm

This comment is directed to the powers that be aka the Trinidad and Tobago government department of arts and cultures;;Sirs/madams; You have let a number of artistes go to their graves unrecognized for their unique contribution to the culture of the country,however past is past,its not too late to set things right,here is a perfect opportunity to announce to the world that we take care of our own put this artiste on the pedestal where he belongs don't leave it to the American president as you did with Dr Ellie Mannette,thanks to president Clinton a pan inovator has dined in the white house; as the saying goes "don't let Robert Greenidge get away there's a bag ah sugar dong dey"

Comment by Wayne Joseph on April 3, 2014 at 12:29am

 I to address a comment made by Hollis Marcelle, another great  pannist from Trinidad&Tobago.To me he is the best till present. I don't compare him to any other.There are many other great ones,too many to mention. Just one that come to mind that is worth listening to, FH3. Robert Greenidge is like the Michael Jordan of pan and I believe he deserves the international recognition due to him. A genius and very gifted player and musician that is # 1 and then the rest

Comment by bob diaz on April 2, 2014 at 5:48pm

this rendition should confirm all my previous comments about this virtuouso in pan,bring on the Kenny g,the Jackie Hendricks, the liberace or what have you, can anyone look me in the eye and tell me this guy doesn't belong in the musical hall of fame in any genure? ,but he is yet to be recognized as who he is..the Mohamed ali of steel pan...yes I said it ..THE GREATEST....

Comment by masai hall on April 11, 2013 at 9:00pm

Classic Robbie G.  Does anyone have him doing Dizzy's "Night in Tunisia"?  He tears it up. 

Comment by Mercer Ramdoo on October 30, 2011 at 9:30pm
The man's great. Does anyone have Othello Molineaux, pannist?
Comment by ed cee on October 30, 2011 at 7:20pm
A musician with an exquisite taste for the tonal quality of the instrument, Robert continues to demonstrate his capacity for playing the pan with a zest and ardor that appeals both locally and internationally to those who know him, know about him, and also to those who have never come into contact with him. With hands of a master at work, trust me...this is Robert Greenidge at home on the steelpan, both within and without himself. In real terms, another son of the soil par excellence. So when is he going to get national recognition...I wonder......
Comment by Hamilton web lexander on October 30, 2011 at 6:20pm

 

Your control of the instrument is great.One can sense that you came from a classical background as far as playing the PAN is concerned.For example Festival or Classical concerts. Very Nice.

                                                                                                             The Web.

Comment by Ian Franklin on October 30, 2011 at 3:10pm

Robert,

            People want to know if you are arraging for Desperadoes in 2012 (lol)

Comment by Mrs. P on October 30, 2011 at 2:26pm
Stardust-- a fabulous rendition to a beautiful classic song.  Thanks, Robert!

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