TT – John Hadad, one of the co-directors of the HADCO group expressed his love for the players of HADCO Phase II Pan Groove during an evening of pan held at the band’s panyard on February 12.
“You guys are really amazing. Your dedication and commitment have been outstanding this year and we really appreciate it. We of HADCO really appreciate you all.”
Then to the leader Len “Boogsie” Sharpe Hadad said: “We really appreciate you, we love you, thank you, thank you for allowing us to be a part of this and we will continue working towards making plenty more love.”
He then asked: “Do we love this man?” A loud “Yeah!” was the response. Hadad also asked: “Do we like the music that he is playing?” an even louder “Yeah!!!” came from the crowd.
Hadad got a little emotional when he told guests: “Always remember, a second chance is very important in this world for all of us. That man (Boogsie) deserves more than a second chance. Len we love you. Phase II Pan Groove and the players, we love you. Excellent work.”
He also praised the HADCO staff for the work to make the event a success and commended guest performer Etienne Charles for flying TT’s flag all over the world. “Continue to do what you do!” The crowd cheered.