Expired: NAGICO, DMF partner to take steel pan music beyond classroom

SX – NAGICO Insurances has partnered with Dow’s Musical Foundation (DMF) to facilitate the teaching and performance of students in the musical art form of playing the steel pan beyond the classroom. The objective of the programme is to create a platform for pupils and students in primary and secondary schools to sharpen their steel

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Expired: UM Islanders treat concertgoers to steel pan jams

US – The glistening steel pans quieted and their players bowed and left the stage, but thunderous applause and a standing ovation from an audience 200 strong brought the Islanders Steel Band back for one more song. Saturday evening, Dennison Theatre was transformed into a tropical getaway, and a partying vibe infected musicians and audience

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Expired: Despers will always be Laventille band

TT – It does not matter where Desperadoes are based, the band’s victories will always be a source of immense pride to Laventille said Finbar Fletcher, chairman of Desperadoes management team, on Sunday. Fletcher said Desperadoes has always been the pride and joy to the people. “I think our victory is their victory, and when

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Expired: The Last Panman

TT – San­to Lyons brought the rub­ber-tipped sticks against his chest with a flash­ing ges­ture of pride. He quick­ly struck his tenor pan with na­tive skill and the mu­si­cal notes sailed out of the makeshift tent-like oiled gems of de­light. Ring­ing sounds, tin­gling the nerves, har­mo­nious melody cours­ing through the air. For months, a gaunt

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