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Harmonites Steel Orchestra perform their 1972 Panorama winner at the 1999 "Panorama Champions of the Twentieth Century" concert.
Here is an Earl Rodney arrangement of Lord Kitchener's "St. Thomas Girl"
Glenroy, I sure appreciate all the wonderful pan music you share with pan lovers the world over. I am an "Old Solo Man" (circa 68-74) so you make me recall fond memories. We should hook up some time. Peter, (I am trying to put a face with your name) your facts are almost on point. Carly in still in NY. Prengue was a tenor player with the "original" Harmonites. Haven't heard about him in quite a while. But I am not quite sure if Brown tuned pans for the the band the and nor am I sure Renaud is still at Customs. Maybe "Skip" will clarify.
Skipper Joe Renaud is still very much alive,working at Customs these days. And Owen Serrette is alive and kicking too. Tuner Herman Guppy is still busy tuning today at 12 Pashley Street in Laventville, where he was tuning Solp's pans in 1974. I seem to remember a double-tenor man (Prengue??) , but know nothing about him today. And Carly, who taught me the tune, Jericho, on tenor, is probably in the US nowadays, but I'm not sure.
Greetings,how many of the pan players are still active?
Thanks, Glenroy ... this panorama tune was one those most influencial in my early pan arranging career.
I have no words to describe this kind of sweetness, but my body cannot stay still, music jamming, I live in St. Thomas too, so this one for me.
Good old Solo ! I know this is a 1999 cut , but there is nothing like the real Solo back in those days.Could anyone give me the name of Solo's Flagman back in those days?
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