Single Pan Bands - Order of Appearance - Finals - Trinidad & Tobago National Panorama 2019

2019 Panorama Info Complete

Trinidad & Tobago, W.I. - The appearance order for the twenty finalists in the National Panorama Single Pan Band finals has been released by Pan Trinbago, after eight days of preliminary single pan competition in the North, East, South/Central and Tobago regions. 

San Juan East Side Symphony playing a Carlon “Panman” Harewood arrangement of Iron Man amassed 274 points to take the lead in the Preliminary stage as forty-seven bands (results here) vied for only twenty places available to move directly on to the Finals in their category. For the record, sixty-three was the original number of single pan bands listed to participate in the 2019 season.

Under the caption “Pan Prosperity…. Feeling the Spirit… Catching the Rhythm…” this year’s competition is in tribute to “Our Cultural Icons” (of Trinidad & Tobago) - Dr. Winston Bailey aka The Mighty Shadow, Ken “Professor” Philmore and Winston “The Original De Fosto Himself” Scarborough - all recently deceased.

The finalists were announced at the Murchison Brown Auditorium, Port of Spain City Hall on Wednesday January 30, in the presence of the bands’ respective representatives, while the draw for playing positions was conducted by TTT (Trinidad & Tobago Television) Ltd. the following day at the NCC (National Carnival Commission) VIP Lounge at Queen’s Park Savannah, Port of Spain.

Adjudicators in this category are: Mrs. Joslynne Sealey, Dr. Audley Timothy, Mr. Brendon Moore, Ms. Bernadette Roberts, Mr. Cuthbert Matthews and Mr. Vorbin Cordice.

The National Single Pan Finals will take place at The Basketball Court, Princess Royal Park in Arima, on Sunday February 3, at 6:00 p.m. Admission is TT$100.00 upon entry.

Defending champions, Newtown Playboys Steel Symphony, will play first on Sunday. Coming in seventeenth position from the preliminaries, the single pan band is looking to make it three championships in a row, having also won back in 2017.

This would be the first National competition in the 2019 Trinidad & Tobago Panorama season. Next up in the competitive spotlight will be the preliminaries for the Small, Medium and Large conventional steel orchestras.

Order of Appearance - Single Pan Bands - Finals

Appearance Order/ Qualifying score /
Position
Band Selection/
Performer
Arranger
#1

251 pts

( 17th )
Newtown Playboys Steel Symphony No No We Ain’t Going Home

(Chris “Tambu” Herbert)

Aaron Perriera & Richye Joseph
 
#2

265 pts

( 5th )
T&T Fire Service Mystery Band

(Lord Kitchener)

Terrance “BJ” Marcelle
Terrance “BJ” Marcelle
 
#3

257 pts

( 14th )
Woodbrook Playboyz Stranger

(Mighty Shadow)


Michelle Huggins–Watts
#4

264 pts

( 6th )
Uni Stars I Come Out To Play

(Mighty Shadow)

Kareem Brown
Kareem Brown
 
#5

258 pts

( 13th )
Metro Stars Pan By Storm

(“Designer”)
Cary Codrington - Steelpan Arranger
Cary Codrington
#6

273

( 2nd )
Trinidad Nostalgic Crapaud Revolution

(“Scrunter”)

Amrit Samaroo
Amrit Samaroo
 
#7

262 pts

( 10th )
La Creole Pan Groove Stranger

(Mighty Shadow)

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Jamal “Meck Meck” Gibbs
 
#8

272 pts

  ( 3rd )
San Juan All Stars Whap Cocoyea

(Mighty Shadow)

Roenaldo De Peiza
 
#9

266 pts

( 4th )
Nu Pioneers Pan Groove Flag Woman

(Lord Kitchener)
Shaun Marcano
#10

248 pts

( 19th )
Arima All Stars Different Me

(5 Star Akil)
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Andy Neils
#11

261 pts

( 11th )
Royal Pan Illusion Pan By Storm

(“Designer”)
Tony Williams
#12

253 pts

( 16th )
Edinburgh 500 Steel Ensemble Blue Fever

(Super Blue)
Andre Boldan
#13

250 pts

( 18th )
Blanca 47 Fantastic Friday

(Super Blue)
Kieon Augustine
#14

264 pts

( 6th )
Shades In Steel Both Ah Dem

(Mighty Sparrow)

Danté Pantin
Danté Pantin
 
#15

257 pts

( 14th )
La Famille United Janette

(Mighty Shadow)

Triston Marcano
Triston Marcano
 
#16

274 pts

( 1st )
San Juan East Side Symphony Iron Man

(Kitchener)
Carlon Harewood
Carlon Harewood
 
#17

247 pts

( 20th )
Brimblers Ah Going And Party Tonight

(Lord Nelson)
Aaron Clarke
#18

263 pts

( 9th )
New Age Trendsetters Kaka Roach

(Lord Kitchener)
N. Joseph, M. Phillips, K. Sobers
#19

264 pts

( 6th )
Marsicans Rain-O-Rama

(Lord Kitchener)

Marlon White
Marlon White
 
#20

260 pts

( 12th )
Chord Masters Free Up

(Chris “Tambu” Herbert)

Kyshon Frith

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