Trinidad All Stars Steel Orchestra - “Woman On The Bass” | Leon “Smooth” Edwards | Trinidad & Tobago Panorama 1980

Leon “Smooth” Edwards  - arranger - finals performance

Trinidad & Tobago - It’s Panorama Finals. Trinidad All Stars Steel Orchestra is playing Scrunter’s “Woman On The Bass,” arranged by Leon “Smooth” Edwards for Panorama 1980. This is the second Panorama win for Trinidad All Stars Steel Orchestra and  the first for “Smooth” at this moment.

Tuners: Leo Coker and Kelvin ‘Zuzie’ St. Rose

Event producer is Pan Trinbago.

Trinidad All Stars Steel Orchestra - T&T Panorama Finals 1980

Trinidad All Stars Steel Orchestra
Trinidad All Stars Steel Orchestra

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Comment by Angie on March 5, 2011 at 3:11pm
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Woman on the Bass is the best ever performance by All Stars bar none !!!! I remembered standing between the bass man Terry going to the Big Yard Panorama night and standing there awaiting the results WOW what memories , one more tonight please guys and dolls.
Comment by herman assee on March 1, 2011 at 7:07pm
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one of the best ever!!! only the stars


Comment by John Dinga on February 27, 2011 at 1:11pm
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One of the all time steel band tunes!!
Comment by clyde roberts on February 25, 2011 at 3:06pm
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This is one of my favorite Panorama performance. I was fortunate to see both 1980 & 1981and although most people love Woman On The Bass,the Unknown Band was the display that really rattle my cage.

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Comment by Andre-Roger Dellevi on January 22, 2014 at 10:00am
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Classic All Stars with Smooth and Scrunter in tow. This has been my fave all time composition, arrangement and performance by a steelband for Panorama, ever since I first heard it in TnT, period.
Comment by Andre-Roger Dellevi on January 21, 2014 at 6:07pm
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You know, I was thinking about all these proponents extolling the virtues of certain "foreign/expat" arrangements.  If that was the "norm" for Panorama and the likes of "Smooth, Boogsie, Ray, Jit, Bradley or any of the Champion Arrangers were to be done for the same competition, Lord help PoS, because there would have been "thunder" in the place as they called upon the authorities to check their passports to see if they had arrived from another planet out there in space, ent...

Comment by CECIL FRANCIS on January 13, 2013 at 2:47pm
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Comment by terry on July 5, 2012 at 7:24pm
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Thanks Glenroy, for my all-time favorite All Stars performance.

It's also my favorite calypso by Scrunter.


Comment by Jennifer Ire on July 5, 2012 at 4:16pm
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I agree that this is the greatest arrangement and performance ever. I can never hear this too many times. Thanks you All Stars.

Comment by DJ on July 5, 2012 at 9:16am
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The Greatest Panorama Arrangement of all time. The reaction every single time this tune is played by All Stars is consistently phenomenal. No other arrangement by any band can claim to do that. Simple, sweet, effective, this is Panorama music at its pinnacle.

Comment by terry on February 18, 2012 at 12:03pm
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I really love the Jazzy portions especially....GO ALL Stars!!!

Thanks Glen...Enjoy Panorama today.

Comment by carl assee on November 24, 2010 at 11:42pm
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This is what sweet pan is all about...i can listen to this over and over ....
Comment by winston mauricette on November 15, 2010 at 10:30am
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Really sound good.
Comment by Allyson Williams on November 15, 2010 at 8:37am
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just great