PAN-JUMBIE

Soca music to rule pan semis

TT – Soca music is set to rock the annual Savannah Party, as five of the 16 steel orchestras in the Large Band category will go to the National Panorama semi-finals on January 28 playing songs by the Ultimate Rejects.

Eight others will play soca songs by Patrice Roberts, Aaron “Voice” St Louis/ Marge Blackman and Kes at the Queen’s Park Savannah, Port of Spain.

Last year Massy Trinidad All Stars won the Panorama title with the most popular song in the Carnival – Full Extreme by Ultimate Rejects. The four-man team (Ultimate Rejects) has put out four songs for 2018: Vex, Brimstone, Lightning Flash and Inside the Festival. Three steel orchestras have chosen Inside the Festival and the other two are coming with Lightning Flash.

Ten times Panorama winners Massy Trinidad All Stars is hoping to repeat its 2017 feat with Lightning Flash, arranged by Leon Smooth Edwards, while PCS Nitrogen Silver Stars is going with the same song as arranged by Prof Liam Teague.

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