Trinidad & Tobago, W.I. - Multiple compositions by Dr. Winsford “Joker” Devine, Dr. Leroy Calliste, Neil Iwer George, Machel Montano, Austin Lyons and Dennis Franklin Williams have been selected by bands in the Eastern Region for their tunes of choice as preliminaries of the National Panorama Single Pan Band competition continue this weekend.
Four of the competing bands - Cocorite Road Pan Groovers (“This Melody Sweet”), Arima All Stars (“This Melody Sweet”), Pan Elites (“Ah Feeling It”), and Pan Stereonettes (“Say Say), have opted to play Winsford “Joker” Devine’s compositions as sung by Timothy “The Baron” Watkins.
Calypsonians Iwer George, Austin Lyons, Kitchener, Dr. Calliste and Montano have two selections each being performed. Other composers such as Winston Bailey, Pelham Goddard, Rupert Philo, Errol Ballantyne, Machel Montano/McCartha “Calypso Rose” Lewis and the “Ultimate Rejects” make up the bands’ playlist.
Preliminary judging in the Eastern region for 21 bands continues on Sunday 7 and Monday 8 January at the respective panyards from 2:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. respectively.
The order of appearance is as follows:
Order of Appearance - Single Pan Bands - PRELIMINARIES - Eastern Region
|Position||Single Pan Bands||Arrangers||Tunes of Choice|
|Sunday January 7th -- 2:00 p.m.|
|1||Trinidad East Side Symphony||Nah Do Dat|
|3||Pan Jammers||Signal To Lara|
|5||San Juan All Stars||Iron Man|
|6||San Juan East Side Symphony||Dis Party Is It|
|7||Curepe Polyphonics||Leave Me Alone|
|8||T&T Prison Service||Doh Stop This Party|
|9||St. Thomas Silver Stars||Single|
|10||Marsicans||Party Time Again|
|11||Nu-Pioneers Pan Groove||Black Man Feelin’ to Party|
|12||Trinidad Nostalgic||By All Means|
|13||Pan On The Move||Nah Do Dat|
|14||Cocorite Pan Groovers||This Melody Sweet|
|15||Arima All Stars Steel Orchestra||This Melody Sweet|
|16||Pan Elites||Ah Feeling It|
|Monday January 8th -- 7:00 p.m.|
|17||Magic Notes Rebirth||Pan In Danger|
|18||Pan Stereonettes||Say Say|
|19||Star Sapphire||Black Man Feeling To Party|
|20||East Phonics||Full Extreme|
|21||North Eastern All Stars||Pan In Danger|
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|Judging for South/Central and Tobago Single Pan Bands continues on Tuesday 9, Wednesday 10, and Thursday 11 January respectively.|