A&M steel pan ensemble Maroon Steel performs around BCS

US – Maroon Steel is a steel pan ensemble club that started at Texas A&M in 2013 with the purpose of getting together to play and spread the drum music associated with the Caribbean islands. With the club being very united, Maroon Steel president and ocean engineering sophomore Jack Bahmer said “it makes things easier”

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Young pan player brings ride to Sangre Grande

TT – Na­tion­al Ju­nior Panora­ma cham­pi­on in 2019, Guaico Pres­by­ter­ian has added an­oth­er ti­tle to their steel or­ches­tra as Roc­co Cy Dmitri Nicholas, a Stan­dard Four pupil, ex­celled at the re­cent San Fest com­pe­ti­tion and was an­nounced cham­pi­on in the pan so­lo cat­e­go­ry. Nine-year-old Nicholas, al­so a bud­ding vi­o­lin­ist, said he loves mu­sic and play­ing

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More bands head to Single Pan Finals

TT – Twen­ty-one steel bands will com­pete in the NL­CB Na­tion­al Panora­ma 2020 Sin­gle Pan Fi­nals at the Queen’s Park Sa­van­nah on Sat­ur­day. Pan Trin­ba­go had ini­tial­ly planned to have the top 20 bands from the se­mi-fi­nal round, progress to the fi­nals but now have to ad­just due to mul­ti­ple ties at the event on

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Missing invoices, no formal contracts

TT – Missing invoices no formal contracts. By Mark Bas­sant, Lead Ed­i­tor In­ves­tiga­tive Desk for Guardian Part 2 Close to $ 4 mil­lion was paid out by Pan Trin­ba­go to FCL Fi­nan­cial Ltd and its CEO Daniel Lam­bert over a three-year pe­ri­od with bare­ly any pa­per trail found by au­di­tors to jus­ti­fy these mam­moth pay­ments

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TT – Pres­i­dent of Pan Trin­ba­go Bev­er­ley Ram­sey-Moore said it is the gov­ern­ment that com­mis­sioned the au­dit on the steel­band body and they should go af­ter those who left the as­so­ci­a­tion in fi­nan­cial ru­in. “Pan Trin­ba­go did not com­mis­sion the au­dit it was the Min­istry of Com­mu­ni­ty De­vel­op­ment and the Arts and I would be

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