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Single Pan Band Preliminary Results: Eastern Region & Tobago Region
Trinidad & Tobago 2011 Panorama

PanOnTheNet logoTrinidad & Tobago, W.I. - The preliminary stages for the Single Pan Band competition have been completed. In the Eastern region, San Juan East Side Symphony under the baton of Duvone Stewart topped the category.  In Tobago, Hope Pan Groovers with arranger Tony ‘Pan Jumbie’ Williams took first place honors in this rounds. Eleven bands, and three bands from these two regions, respectively - move on to the semi-finals.

Playing at position nine, San Juan  East Side Symphony caught the judges’ fancy with their rendition of Burning Flames’s “The Magician” to amass 280.5 points in the recently-concluded East Zone National Single Pan Preliminaries 2011 last Friday evening.

Defending Single Pan Band champion L. H. Pan Groove has to settle for second spot with 276 points. Their tune of choice was Shurwayne Winchester’s “Dead or Alive”. San Juan All Stars came in third with 271.5 points for their performance of “Bacchanal Time” composed and sung by Super Blue (Austin Lyons).

Eleven East bands in order of merit will proceed to the next round of the competition which comes off at the Saturday 26 February 2011 at Victoria Square, Port-of- Spain.

The results are as follows:-

 

Eastern Region Single Pan Band Results - Preliminaries

Position

Band

Selection

Composer

Arranger

Score

1

San Juan East Side Symphony

The Magican (I  Command You)

Burning Flames

Duvone Stewart

280.5

2

L. H. Pan Groove

Dead Or Alive

Shurwayne Winchester

Kion Robinson

276  

3

San Juan All Stars

Bacchanal Time

Austin Lyons

Anslem Campbell

271.5
4 United Sounds Jump & Wave Barnett “Preacher” Henry Akua Leith 269.5
5 Trinidad East Side Symphony Birthday Party Len "Boogsie" Sharpe Carlan Harewood 266.5
6 Nu Pioneers Pan Groove Misbehave Len "Boogsie" Sharpe Sean Marcano/ Simon Marcano 264  
7 Marsicans Calling Meh Mark Loquan, Ken Philmore & Destra Garcia Marlon White 263  
8 Pan on the Move Wake Up Edwin Pouchet/ Alvin Daniell Curtis Betaudier 258  
9 Arima All Stars Sailing Winsford Devine Gillian Tobias 252.5
10 Curepe Polyphonics Jump Russell Cadogan Darryl Reid 249.5
10 Pan Jammers Gimme More Dennis Franklyn Williams Ricardo Dennis 249.5
12 Brazil RX 4 Ah Going and Party Tonight Clive Bradley Auburn Wilshire 248.5
13 The Graduates Nani Wine Edwin Ayoung Cristial Sandy 247.5
14 Pan Stereonettes Umbayao Dennis Williams Devon ET Phillips 243  
15 Magic Notes Rebirth Free Up Christopher “Tambu” Herbert Rishi Depoosingh/ Jerome Jones 242  
16 Trinidad Nostalgic Jump & Wave Barnett “Preacher” Henry Amrit Samaroo 239  
17 Chord Masters Poom Poom Austin Lyons Kern Summerville/ Cheo Cato 232.5
18 Cocorite Road Pan Groovers Say Say Winsford Devine Ulric Harper 216  
19 North Eastern All Stars Wake Up Edwin Pouchet/ Alvin Daniell Paul Campbell 213.5
20 Star Sapphire Tell Them Ricardo Jones/ Arddin Herbert Ricardo Jones 213  

Friday evening was also the Single Pan Band Preliminaries in Tobago. At the end of the exercise which was conducted at the participating bands’ pan yards, Hope Pan Groovers emerged top of their lot with 253 points. The first three bands will proceed to the National Semi Finals. The complete list of results is listed below:-

 

Tobago Region Results

 

Band

Selection/Performer

Composer

Arranger

Score

1

Hope Pan Groovers
 
Showtime
Anslem  Douglas
Edwin Pouchet/ Alvin Daniell Tony “Pan Jumbie”
Williams
253

2

Pan Fanatics This Melody Sweet
Baron
Winsford Devine
 
Gerard Belfour 245

3

Metro Stars Steel Orchestra Doh Back Back
Sparrow
Slinger Francisco Steve Jack 243
4 Dem Boys Steel Orchestra Fiery
Maestro
Cecil Hume Roger Sardinha 234
5 Get Down On It Trini
Benjai
Rodney Le Blanc Atiba Sherwood 213

from the news desk of Pan Trinbago

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