Promo tobago Panorama  Under the leadership of Beverley Ramsey-Moore, president of Pan Trinbago, history was made when the medium category Trinidad and Tobago National Panorama Finals, was held at the Parade grounds, Dwight Yorke Stadium, Bacolet, Tobago, on Sunday February 16, 2020. Ten steel orchestras competed. Couva Joylanders triumphed with their delivery of Stefon West’s arrangement of De Fosto’s “Is My Turn.”

Trinidad & Tobago – Panorama Prizes – 1st Prize Large Band  = 1,000,000 TT

Trinidad & Tobago National Panorama 2020 –   Desperadoes wins playing the tune More Sokah

flag flashcard St. Vincent & The Grenadines Panorama 2020 CANCELLED Due to the Covid-19 Pandemic

St. Lucia Panorama 2020 CANCELLED Due to the Covid-19 Pandemic

Toronto –  Pan Alive Panorama 2020 CANCELLED Due to the Covid-19 Pandemic

Antigua & Barbuda National Panorama – 2020 CANCELLED Due to the Covid-19 Pandemic

Grenada National Panorama 2020 CANCELLED Due to the Covid-19 Pandemic

UK Panorama2020 CANCELLED Due to the Covid-19 Pandemic

New York Steelpan New York Panorama 2020 CANCELLED Due to the Covid-19 Pandemic

Organizer Exodus Steel Orchestra – successfully holds the 2020 International Ramajay – || Results > Finals | Semi-Finals > Soloists  –  Duos  –  Quartets | Prelims > Soloists  –  Duos  –  Quartets

Len “Boogsie” Sharpe  Len “Boogsie” Sharpe  the recipient of an Honorary Doctorate from The UWI St, Augustine Campus  – DLitt

Frankie McIntosh Frankie McIntosh the recipient of an Honorary Doctorate from UWI Open Campus  – DLitt

 

In Memoriam – 2020

Hugh Borde The legendary Hugh Borde – Pan Pioneer, Panist, Arranger, Educator  & Performing Artist    passed on February 18, 2020 – click for more –  See what folks are saying

 

Neville Jules The legendary Mr. Jules has passed on February 18, 2020. He was an innovator, leader, musician, intellect and – a gentleman.

 

Mr Eustace ‘Manning’ Henry passed on March  3, 2020. Mr Eustace ‘Manning’ Henry. Mr. Henry was a master Steelpan Builder, Tuner, Blender, Soloist and Arranger. The name “Hells Gate Steel Orchestra” was submitted by Mr. Henry when the band was deciding upon a name to enter the first ever Panorama competition here in Antigua in 1949. He captained the band from 1958 – 1977

 

Michael Leroy Joseph Trinidad& & Tobago, W.I. – Michael Joseph, or “Scobie” as he is popularly called was the leader of the Southern Marines Steelband Foundation, one of the oldest bands in Trinidad. He was a former Central Executive member and Chairman of the South Central Region of Pan Trinbago..

 

Hanny Noted ironman and Panist Hansel “Hanny” Leon passed on March 25, 2020.

 

Martin Douglas Martin  Douglas passed on March  31, 2020. He was the president of New York’s CrossFire Steel Orchestra. In addition he was chairman of the United States Steelband Association.

Oscar Williams Oscar Williams, passed away  Thursday April 9, 2020, – Oscar and his brother Tony, founded Belmont Hi Larks Steel Orchestra in Trinidad.

Frank Rollock, passed away Monday April 20, 2020, – 1939 – 2020

Dr. Anthony Achong Dr. Anthony Achong, passed away Thursday June 29, 2020,    Dr. Achong was an academic who devoted much of his research to steelpan technology.

Dennis “Tash” Ash Desperadoes Steel Orchestra legend Mr. Dennis “Tash” Ash  passed away on Tuesday July 7, 2020 – (1/21/40-7/7/20).

David “Peck” Edwards Grenada legend Mr. David “Peck” Edwards  passed away on Tuesday July 19, 2020

 

Nervin “Teach” Saunders  Trinidad & Tobago – The late great Mr. Nervin “Teach” Saunders   passed away on Saturday August 1, 2020 – (1/28/37- 8/1/20).

Denzil “Dimes” Fernandez  Award winning steelpan innovator Mr. Denzil “Dimes” Fernandez  passed away on Tuesday August 8, 2020 – (5/24/44 – 8/8/20).

Former Chairman of the Northern Region of Pan Trinbago  Mr. Trevor Cooper  passed away on Sunday August 16, 2020 –

Andre Boldan  Panist, arranger and manager Andre Boldan (Sunrise: 12th July 1960)  passed away on August 30th, 2020 –

Dr. Jan Bach of Northern Illinois University (NIU)  Award winning steelpan innovator Dr. Jan Bach  passed away on Friday October 30, 2020 – (12/11/1937-10/30/20). The first concerto ever written for steelpan and orchestra was written by Dr. Jan Bach.

Award winning steelpan innovator and inventor Jomo Wahtuse  passed away on Sunday November 29, 2020 – (2/28/1935-11/29/2020).

Elite tuner and panist Clifford “Rope” Alfred  passed away on Wednesday December 2, 2020 – (11/4/1946 -12/2/2020) .

Karen Codrington matriarch of the Codrington Pan Family passed on Tuesday  December 15, 2020 – (1970 -12/15/2020) .

Milton “Wire” Austin – panist, manager and founding member of Fonclaire Steel Orchestra. passed away on Sunday December 20, 2020 – (–/–/—- -12/20/2020).

Albert “Doggie” Cox  Albert “Doggie” Cox of Grenada’s Angel Harps Steel Orchestra passed away on Tuesday December 22, 2020 — (12/11/1949 – 12/22/2020);

Cyril Darceuil – iconic panist and member of Casablanca Steel Orchestra passed away on Friday December 25, 2020 – (–/–/1928 -12/25/2020).

2021 20th Century Steel Band’s “Heaven & Hell Is On Earth” is sampled by Joe Ventura

Cheena House (1992 Flashback Mix) by Joe Ventura (2021)

Vocals / Lyrics
Electronic / Dance

 

2021 20th Century Steel Band’s “Heaven & Hell Is On Earth” is sampled by Last Measure & Verse All

Make a Living by Last Measure and Verse All (2021)

Vocals / Lyrics
Hip-Hop / Rap / R&B

 

2021 20th Century Steel Band’s “Heaven & Hell Is On Earth” is sampled by Kanye West

Heaven and Hell by Kanye West (2021)

Multiple Elements
Hip-Hop / Rap / R&B