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Trinidad All Stars - Woman On The Bass (Panorama Winner 1980)

Many consider Scrunter's "Woman on the Bass", their 1980 Panorama winner, to be All Stars' signature Panorama piece.
Here it is performed at 1999 concert celebrating "The Panorama Champions of the Twentieth Century".
This was the first of several Panorama winning arrangements by Mr. Leon "Smooth" Edwards.

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Comment by Andre-Roger Dellevi on January 22, 2014 at 10:00am
Classic All Stars with Smooth and Scrunter in tow. This has been my fave all time composition, arrangement and performance by a steelband for Panorama, ever since I first heard it in TnT, period. http://m.youtube.com/watch?v=23KzZgSM9yY
Comment by Andre-Roger Dellevi on January 21, 2014 at 6:07pm

You know, I was thinking about all these proponents extolling the virtues of certain "foreign/expat" arrangements.  If that was the "norm" for Panorama and the likes of "Smooth, Boogsie, Ray, Jit, Bradley or any of the Champion Arrangers were to be done for the same competition, Lord help PoS, because there would have been "thunder" in the place as they called upon the authorities to check their passports to see if they had arrived from another planet out there in space, ent...

Comment by CECIL FRANCIS on January 13, 2013 at 2:47pm

I DISAGREE WITH THAT! WERE U @ PANORAMA FINALS 1982 OR 1983. U LIKE TO HEAR MONOTONOUS AND REPITOUS MUSIC, SMOOTH DIDN'T HAD MUCH TO DO.

Comment by terry on July 5, 2012 at 7:24pm

Thanks Glenroy, for my all-time favorite All Stars performance.

It's also my favorite calypso by Scrunter.

T:) 

Comment by Jennifer Ire on July 5, 2012 at 4:16pm

I agree that this is the greatest arrangement and performance ever. I can never hear this too many times. Thanks you All Stars.

Comment by DJ on July 5, 2012 at 9:16am

The Greatest Panorama Arrangement of all time. The reaction every single time this tune is played by All Stars is consistently phenomenal. No other arrangement by any band can claim to do that. Simple, sweet, effective, this is Panorama music at its pinnacle.

Comment by terry on February 18, 2012 at 12:03pm

I really love the Jazzy portions especially....GO ALL Stars!!!

Thanks Glen...Enjoy Panorama today.

Comment by carl assee on November 24, 2010 at 11:42pm
This is what sweet pan is all about...i can listen to this over and over ....
Comment by winston mauricette on November 15, 2010 at 10:30am
Really sound good.
Comment by Allyson Williams on November 15, 2010 at 8:37am
just great

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