Flabej music more than pan

TT – Excellence is the name of the game with Flabej Now Ensemble. Music theory, it’s practical application, and good grades are a must for the steel pan orchestra’s manager, John “Poison” Douglas as he pursues his goal to help parents produce well-rounded and valuable citizens. Formally launched in 1980, Flabej was an acronym for

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Smooth Panorama semis expected

TT – At Thursday’s draw for playing positions in the small conventional steelband finals, Beverly Ramsey-Moore, Pan Trinbago president, told band representatives: “We are trying our best to ensure that you receive your subsistence tomorrow (yesterday), but you know what? “You will not only get your cheques from the Ministry of Community Development, Culture and

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Blue Diamonds in race for small band champs

TT – For on­ly the third time in its his­to­ry, the Blue Di­a­monds Steel Or­ches­tra has qual­i­fied for the Panora­ma semi­fi­nal. And the band’s cap­tain Wayne St Clair Babb is hop­ing that Blue Di­a­monds can fi­nal­ly go all the way this year. St Clair Babb has thanked So­ca su­per­star Machel Mon­tano for help­ing the small

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Renegades ‘hooks’ judges, tops pan prelims

TT – Steelband BP Renegades, with its rendition of Hookin Meh topped the scorers during the Large Band preliminaries of the Panorama competition. This was announced during a live broadcast on the Pan Trinbago home page today. During the broadcast, Pan Trinbago officials announced the total scores and the scores from individual judges for all

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