STEEL BAND CUBA (Videos)
29th 2009f January, 2009 by rob
Have a look at some videos of the only steelband in Cuba, based in Santiago. Their instruments were made in Trinidad. The steelband has played at the 'Fiesta del Caribe' (or Fiesta del Fuego)' and at the Carnaval, both in Santiago. Steel Band Cuba is going to visit for the 2nd time Recive/Brazil soon.
Esbjerg Festival August 7th - 15th, 2009
22nd 2008f November, 2008 by rob
The day/youth clubs in Esbjerg, Denmark would like to invite you to participate in a Steelband Event in connection with Esbjerg Festival the 7th - 15 th August 2009. The invitation is for children/youngsters between 10 - 20 years old who play in steelbands.
Funeral Announcement ALFRED E WALCOTT
6th 2008f March, 2008 by Rob Booden
ALFRED E WALCOTT
Band Leader and Costume Designer, Arte Nueville Carnival Band
Honorary Member of the Notting Hill Mas Bands Association
11.00am, Thursday 6 March 2008
Final Results of Panorama Steelband Competition
Trinidad & Tobago 2008
5th 2008f February, 2008 by rob
Final results of Large, Medium, Small and Single Pan Bands
Mark Loquan: 10 years of composing and writing steelbandmusic.
7th 2007f December, 2007 by Rob Booden
Mark Loquan, honorary member of Steelpan European, celebrated his 10year anniversary of composing and writing steelbandmusic in his own special way.
Trinidad Carnival 2007 on DVD
8th 2007f September, 2007 by Matthias G. Kauer
PANORAMA FINALS 2007
Large & Medium Steelbands
recorded live February 17th at Skinner Park, San Fernando (2 DVD's)
THE ART OF PAN
Pan in the 21st Century
12 steelbands performing their tune of choice, recorded live April 20th at Jean Pierre Complex, Port of Spain
PAN JAZZ IN THE YARD 2007
A Tobago Experience
12 solo players and steelbands (Len 'Boogsie' Sharp, Ken 'Professor' Philmore, Tony 'Pan Jumbie' Williams a.o.) recorded live at Redemption Sound Setters Pan Theatre, Montgomery, Tobago
INSIDE TRINIDAD & TOBAGO CARNIVAL
The Spirit of Carnival
Kings & Queens, Soca Monarch, Kiddies Carnival, Dimanche Gras, J'ouvert, Parade of D'Bands a.o. (2 DVD's)
phone: +41 44 363 60 30
RESULTS OF THE NATIONAL UK
PANORAMA STEELBAND COMPETITION
NOTTINGHILL CARNIVAL LONDON 2007
1st 2007f September, 2007 by Matthias G. Kauer
Held at Hyde Park on August 25th from 5:00 - 9:00 p.m.
1st / 264 / EBONY / Sharing Licks
Len 'Boogsie' Sharpe / Samuel Dubois / 45.
2nd / 263 / STARDUST / Sharing Licks
Len 'Boogsie' Sharpe / Brent Holder / 70.
3rd / 257 / MANGROVE / Sharing Licks
Len 'Boogsie' Sharpe / Len 'Boogsie' Sharpe / 75.
4th / 255 / METRONOMES / Sharing Licks
Len 'Boogsie' Sharpe / Ken 'Professor' Philmore / 70.
5th / 252 / PANTASIA / Band from Space
Amrit Samaroo / Chris Storey / 70.
6th / 246 / REAL STEEL / Band from Space
Amrit Samaroo / Leroy Clarke / 50.
7th / 245 / CROYDEN / Band from Space
Amrit Samaroo / Paul Dowie / 60.
8th / 228 / GLISSANDO / Band from Space
Amrit Samaroo / Rudy 'Two Leff' Smith / 40.
9th / ? / SOUTHSIDE HARMONICS / Sharing Licks
Len 'Boogsie' Sharpe / Eustace Benjamin / 60.
New Bach Recordings
14th 2007f July, 2007 by Rob Booden
Our well known member Sune Borregard has just uploaded another recording of J.S. Bach's music.
28th 2007f May, 2007 by Rob Booden
Croydon Steel Orchestra
CSO have just released their third CD entitled “From Beyond”. They also have limited copies for their recordings “Another Night with …” and “Music in We Blood”.
NEW STEELBAND GUIDE
10th 2007f February, 2007 by Matthias G. Kauer
The Executive Committee of STEELPAN EUROPEAN has decided to publish a new stelband guide.
Old photographs of Trinidad from the 1930s
9th 2007f February, 2007 by Matthias G. Kauer
Greetings from Trinidad and Tobago.
I am a former journalist (although I now work in a computer company) and am seeking to gather old photographs of Trinidad from the 1930s onwards.
New Compact Disc
PAN IN EDUCATION
23rd 2005f December, 2005 by Matthias G. Kauer
SANCH Electronix Ltd. recently launched in Port of Spain, Trinidad & Tobago, the first in its new Pan in Education series of compact discs that are designed for use by music teachers in primary, secondary and music schools locally and internationally.