Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Northern region single-pan prelims today


Mark Fraser

 The Northern Region of Pan Trinbago hosts its national single pan panorama preliminaries today at the Paddock, Queen’s Park Savannah, Port of Spain, from 5 p.m.

Twenty-nine bands will perform before the judges’ panel in a bid to secure places in the semi-final round, which will be held at the Grand Stand, Queen’s Park Savannah, Port of Spain, on Saturday, February 15.

Steelbands’ selections range from the late Grandmaster Aldwyn Roberts (“Sixty Seven”), to Kenneth Charles/Alvin Daniell (“Men of Steel”), Clive Telemaque / Shirlane Hendrickson (“Excite­ment”), Ian Alvarez (“Carnival Tabanca”) and Austin Lyons (“Spankin”).

The bands will perform as follows:

1. Music Makers—Men of Steel

2. Spree Simon Harmonics—Nah Do Dat

3. Uni Stars—Woman Is Boss 

4. Belmont Hi Larks—Spankin

5. Gonzales Sheikers—Free Up

6. St James Tripolians—Doh Try Dat  

7. Stardust Steel Orchestra—Pan Redemption

8. D’Original Woodbrook Moder­naires—She Want Me to Sing in She Party 

9. Freelancers Pan Groove—Feeling to Party 

10. City Sun Valley— Shaking It

11. Nayal Hill School of Music—Spankin  

12. Blanca 47—Iwer Butterfly Shadow  

13. Brimblers—Ah Want It  

14. Nuttin Big Pan Groove—Happy  

15. One Love Steel Orchestra—Sixty Seven  

16. DUntouchable Pan Groove—Rebecca

17. World Wide S/Orch  

18. La Famille United —Ah Wine Is Ah Wine 

19. T&T Defence Force—Ain’t Going Home

20. Scrunters Pan Groove—Breakaway

21. Nostrand Symphony—Excitement

22. T&T Fire Services—Rainorama

23. La Creole Pan Groove —Carnival Tabanca

24. Scorpion Pan Reflections—Fire Coming Down

25. Belmont City Kids— Dr Wine

26. Carib Woodbrook Playboyz—Spankin

27. All Aces—Mind Yuh Business

28. Harlem Syncopators

29. Ice Water—Carnival Tabanca