Trinidad & Tobago National Panorama 2016 –   Desperadoes wins playing the tune Different Me

flag flashcard St. Vincent & Grenadines Panorama 2016 – Sion Hill Euphonium Steel Orchestra wins

flag flashcard St. Vincent & Grenadines Junior Panorama Results

St. Lucia Panorama 2016 – Laborie Steel Orchestra wins

Antigua & Barbuda National Panorama – Halcyon Steel Orchestra wins 2016 Panorama

Toronto –  Pan Alive Panorama 2016 – Pan Fantasy wins 2016 Panorama title

Grenada National Panorama 2016 Competition –  Commancheros wins

UK Panorama 2016 – Ebony Steelband Wins 2016 Panorama title

New York Steelpan New York Panorama 2016 – D’Radoes Steel Orchestra wins 2016 Panorama title

ballet NYU Steel is featured in the World Premiere production of the New York Theatre Ballet performing to Philip Glass’ Piano Etudes, choreographed by Steven Melendez and Zhong-Jing Fang. Josh Quillen is the arranger.


Mr. Anthony Williams    Mr. Anthony Williams  the recipient of an Honorary Doctorate from The UWI St, Augustine Campus  – DLitt


Jonathan Scales at North Sea Jazz Festival

Jonathan Scales at North Sea Jazz Festival – picture by Sophie Conin

North Sea Jazz Festival Jonathan Scales Fourchestra performs at the North Sea Jazz Festival – Jay White (bass); Xavier Breaker (drums); Jonathan Scales (steel drums) 7-8-2016

Jit Samaroo- Champion Steelband Arranger

Master champion arranger the legendary Dr. Jit Samaroo passes – 1-7-2016

Pal – Joey Lewis ‘Pal’ Joey Lewis passes – 2-8-2016

Asami Nagakiya Japanese Panist Asami Nagakiya is murdered – 2-10-2016

Former Prime Minister Patrick Manning Former Prime Minister and Panist – Patrick Manning passes – 7-2-2016

George Victory Guitarist, Panist, vocalist & composer George Victory passes – 7- 19-2016

Fitzroy Coleman Legendary Guitarist Fitzroy Coleman has passed – 7-26-2016 at age 93

Panist and performing artist Jathniel “Jackspania” Thomas passes Panist Rudy Jathniel Thomas  has passed – 11-15-2016

Fitzroy Coleman Tuner – Panist Rudy Martin Joseph  has passed – 12-8-2016 at age 84

Fitzroy Coleman Master Tuner – Panist Walace Austin has passed – 12-22-2016


2015 20th Century Steel Band’s “Heaven & Hell Is On Earth” is sampled by Dj Kay Slay

No Sucka MC’s by DJ Kay Slay feat. Sheek LouchPapoose and Jon Connor (2016)

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