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Twenty-One Small Steel Orchestras Make Cut In Category Semi-finals for Trinidad & Tobago Steelband Panorama 2014

Global - There are twenty-one semi-finalists in the National Panorama Small Bands category for the 2014 Trinidad & Tobago National Panorama. Supernovas Steel Orchestra playing Amrit Samaroo’s arrangement of “In De Minor” amassed the most points.  In the final preliminary leg of competition in the South/Central region on February 9, two orchestras - Music Makers Steel Symphony and Starland Steel Orchestra - though registered, eventually did not compete.

These qualifying small steel orchestras will join thirty-two Single Pan Bands in the play-off of the National Panorama Semi Finals on Saturday February 15 at the Queen’s Park Savannah in the country’s capital, Port-of-Spain, from 12:00 noon. Admission is TT$100.00; seating will be only in the Grand Stand.

The semi finalists are as follows:

 

SMALL STEEL ORCHESTRAS

Placing
Band
Score
Selection
1. Supernovas 277 In De Minor
2. Laventille Serenaders 269 Pan Scandal
2. Arima Golden Symphony 269 In De Minor
4. Siparia Deltones 267 Play More Local
4. Fascinators Pan Symphony 267 Big In De Dance
6. Nutones 265 Spankin’ - A Tribute
6. Crescendoes Musicale 265 Spankin’ - A Tribute
6. Southern Marines Steelband Foundation 265 Marajiin
9. Moods 264 Shakin’ It
9. Codrington Pan Family 264 E.P.I.C.
9. Pandemonium 264 Pan In Yuh Pwefen
9. LH Pan Groove 264 This Melody Sweet
13. Tamana Pioneers 263 In De Minor
13. Merry Tones 263 Excitement
15. New East Side Dimension 259 Long Time
15. Tornadoes 259 Musical Tornadoes
17. Old Tech 258 Pan Scandal
17. Tobago Pan-thers 258 Toco Band
19. Golden Hands 254 Old Time Days
20. Potential Symphony 251 Spankin’ - A Tribute
20. Humming Birds Pan Groove 251 Men Of Steel

Following are the remaining steel orchestras in this “Small” category which did not make the cut to move on.

 

Non-Qualifying Small Steel Orchestras

Placing
Band
Score
Selection
22. Xpress 21 250 Take Me With You
23. Panosonic Connection 248 Ah Beautiful Invention
23 Musical Gems 248 Thoroughbred of Pan
25. Steel Sensations 247 Fire In The Area
26. Simple Song 246 Rebecca
27. Kalomo Kings 245 In De Minor
28. Morvant Ebonites 243 Tell Me Why
29. Mt. Moriah Pan Movement 241 First Time
30. Uptown Fascinators 240 Carnival Tabanca
31. West Stars 238 Du Du Yemi
32. Tunapuna Tipica 237 Take Me With You
33. Genesis Pan Groove 234 In De Minor
34. Harvard Harps 231 Burn Dem
35 Casablanca 230 The Mystery Band
36. Tremolandos 228 Fantastic Friday
36. Blue Diamonds 228 Ah Come Out To Play
36. Antillean All Stars 228 Soca Pan Tuner
36. Crown Cordaans 228 Drop It Down
40. Longdenville Claytones 227 On De Drag
41. Dem Boys 222 Free Up
42. T&T Music Stars 217 Stranger
43. Bon Air Rhythm Rockers 214 Jam De Pan
44. Morne Diablo Funk-a-Delic 208 Red Light District
44. Flamingoes 208 Colours
46. Central Symphony 204 Big In De Dance
47. Trinidad Pan Connoisseurs 202 The Happiest Man Alive
48. Jay Notes 195 Bounce And Drive
49. New World Symphony 149 Miss Tourist
       
  Music Makers Steel Symphony  - (did not compete)    
  Starland - (did not compete)    

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