Pan in the 21st Century Steel Orchestras Finalists - 2008

WST World News Division

Trinidad - Tobago’s Katzenjammers topped the Preliminaries in the Conventional Band category with 263 points playing Diana Ross’ “When You Tell Me You Love Me” beating TCL Group Skiffle Bunch into second spot with 257 points.
Katzenjammers and eleven (11) other steel orchestras will move forward to the TSTT Pan in the 21st Century category finals on Friday 18th April 2008 at the Queen’s Park Savannah, Port of Spain.  Additionally twelve (12) Single Pan Bands will proceed to the Finals titled “The Art of Pan lll”.
Also making it to the final round is last year’s winner Silver Stars with their rendition of Michael Jackson’s “Bad”. The Tragerate Road band earned 250 points tying with Pan Elders.
This leg of the competition will see two each from the North and Tobago and four each from South/Central and East regions.
The Pan in the 21st Century finalists are as follows:
    Band Selection Composer Arranger Sung By
1. 263  Katzenjammers When You Tell me You Love Me     Diana Ross 
2. 257 TCL Skiffle Bunch  Feel So Good      Chuck Magioni 
3. 255 Couva Joylanders How Do You Keep The Music Playing     James Ingram
4. 254 CLICO Sforzata Will You Be There     Michael Jackson
5. 253 Arima Angel Harps Human Nature     Michael Jackson
6. 251 bmobile Our Boys  Just Don’t Care     John Legend 
7. 250 Pan Elders No One (remix)     Alicia Keys
8. 250 Silver Stars Bad      Michael Jackson
9. 245 Harmonites You Rise Me Up     Geoff Groban
9 245 Arima Golden Symphony No One     Alicia Keys
11 243 San City Steel Orchestra  Reach     Gloria Estefan
12 240 Caribbean Airlines Invaders My My My      Johnny Gill

Judges in this category are Louis Nurse, Junior ”Ibo” Joseph, Lennox London and Richard Pierre.

Draw for playing positions for both categories will take place on Wednesday 16th April 2008 at NCC TV during 10 to 12 With Allyson.

Tickets go on sale at the advertised outlets and at the Savannah on the day of the show.

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