Single Pan Bands - Preliminaries, Eastern Region - Trinidad & Tobago Panorama 2018

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Trinidad & Tobago, W.I. -  Multiple compositions by Dr. Winsford “Joker” Devine, Dr. Leroy Calliste, Neil Iwer George, Machel Montano, Austin Lyons and Dennis Franklin Williams have been selected by bands in the Eastern Region for their tunes of choice as preliminaries of the National Panorama Single Pan Band competition continue this weekend.

Four of the competing bands - Cocorite Road Pan Groovers (“This Melody Sweet”), Arima All Stars (“This Melody Sweet”), Pan Elites (“Ah Feeling It”), and Pan Stereonettes (“Say Say), have opted to play Winsford “Joker” Devine’s compositions as sung by Timothy “The Baron” Watkins.

Calypsonians Iwer George, Austin Lyons, Kitchener, Dr. Calliste and Montano have two selections each being performed. Other composers such as Winston Bailey, Pelham Goddard, Rupert Philo, Errol Ballantyne, Machel Montano/McCartha “Calypso Rose” Lewis and the “Ultimate Rejects” make up the bands’ playlist.

Preliminary judging in the Eastern region for 21 bands continues on Sunday 7 and Monday 8 January at the respective panyards from 2:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. respectively.

The order of appearance is as follows:

Order of Appearance - Single Pan Bands - PRELIMINARIES - Eastern Region

Position Single Pan Bands Arrangers Tunes of Choice  
Sunday January 7th -- 2:00 p.m.  
1 Trinidad East Side Symphony   Nah Do Dat  
Platinum   Soca Baptist  
Pan Jammers   Signal To Lara  
Chord Masters   Stranger   
San Juan All Stars   Iron Man   
San Juan East Side Symphony   Dis Party Is It  
Curepe Polyphonics   Leave Me Alone  
8 T&T Prison Service   Doh Stop This Party  
St. Thomas Silver Stars   Single  
10 Marsicans   Party Time Again  
11  Nu-Pioneers Pan Groove   Black Man Feelin’ to Party  
12  Trinidad Nostalgic   By All Means  
13  Pan On The Move   Nah Do Dat  
14  Cocorite Pan Groovers   This Melody Sweet   
15 Arima All Stars Steel Orchestra   This Melody Sweet   
16 Pan Elites   Ah Feeling It  
Monday January 8th -- 7:00 p.m.  
17  Magic Notes Rebirth   Pan In Danger  
18  Pan Stereonettes   Say Say  
19 Star Sapphire   Black Man Feeling To Party  
20  East Phonics   Full Extreme   
21  North Eastern All Stars   Pan In Danger   
Judging for South/Central and Tobago Single Pan Bands continues on Tuesday 9, Wednesday 10, and Thursday 11 January respectively. 

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