United Kingdom - UK 2019 Steelband Panorama Line-up


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London, United Kingdom - Saturday 24th August is the date set for the 2019 UK Panorama Championship being held at Emslie Horniman’s Pleasance Park, Kensal Road in London.

Five steel orchestras will rise up in musical challenge to reigning champ Mangrove Steel Orchestra, which this year is defending its title with the popular Savannah Grass by KES The Band arranged by Andre White. It is one of three bands going with this track as tune of choice.

One new band enters the competition - Pan Nation Steel Orchestra, and is expected to take the stage with one hundred players, and arranger Chris Storey who also manages the band.


2019 UK National Panorama Performance Information

  Band /
 # of Players
Selection/
Performer
Arranger, Tuner, Manager, Captain
  Croydon Steel Orchestra

70 players

Savannah Grass

(“KES”)

Arranger:
Paul Dowie
Paul Dowie


Tuner:
Emily Lemmerman
Emily Lemmerman



 Manager:
 Paul Dowie


Captain:
n/a
  Ebony Steelband

90 players

Trouble In The Morning

(“V’ghn”)

Arranger:
Duvone Stewart
Duvone Stewart


Tuner:
Dudley Dickson
 

Managers:
Pepe Francis
& Albert Faustine


Captain:
n/a
  Mangrove Steel Orchestra

110 players

Savannah Grass

(“KES”)

Arranger:
Andre White
Andre White


Tuner:
Augustus Peters, pan tuner
Augustus Peters



 Manager:
 Matthew Phillip


Captain:
Andrew Facey
  Metronomes Steel Orchestra

100 players

So Long

(Nadia Batson)

Arranger:
Leroy Clarke
Leroy Clarke


Tuners:
Toussaint Clarke & Grafton Yearwood


 Manager:
 Eversley Mills


Captain:
Vivian Miller
  Pan Nation Steel Orchestra

100 players

Iron Love

(Nailah Blackman)

Arranger:
Chris Sorey
Chris Storey


Tuner:
Grafton Yearwood


 Manager:
Chris Storey


Captain:
Maisha Adams-Amalemba
  Phase One Steel Orchestra

50 players

Savannah Grass

(“KES”)

Arranger:
Stephon Phillip
Stephon Phillip


Tuner:
Victor Phillip


 Manager:
Beverly Phillip


Captain:
JJ Mattu

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