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Results - Katzenjammers Steel Orchestra Retains Medium Band Championship with Arranger Kersh Ramsey - Trinidad & Tobago National Panorama 2024

Bacolet, Trinidad & Tobago, W.I. - Ten of the finest steel orchestras competing in the Medium category of the 2024 Trinidad & Tobago National Panorama had their time to shine musically in the finals on February 4.

The Dwight Yorke Stadium in Tobago was the event venue where Sangre Grande Cordettes, the first steel orchestra heard from at 8:00 p.m., set the stage for an evening of performances before judges and steelpan music lovers alike.  Twenty-one bands representative of four regions – Tobago, North, East and South/Central regions – were scored coming out of the preliminaries. Making this final cut were four from the East, three from Tobago, two from South/Central and one from the North.

By 11:55 p.m. AST (Atlantic Standard Time), Katzenjammers Steel Orchestra taking the stage in position ten, closed off the show with the late Merchant’s Rock It.  Results were ready by 12:20 a.m. with Katzenjammers as defending champs retaining the title, making it their fourth Panorama championship in the Medium band category. Second place went to Pan Elders with arranger Ojay Richards. Incidentally, Richards and the arranger for Katzenjammers, Kersh Ramsey, are co-arrangers in the Large band category for Silver Stars Steel Orchestra. The finals for that competition will be on Saturday, February 10. 

Couva Joylanders were third overall. Each competing band was required to perform with between seventy and ninety musicians.  Initial prize structure for respective positions in this category’s final night, is as follows:
1st - TT $600,000.00 - circa US $87,629.00
2nd - TT $550,000.00 - circa US $80,326.00
3rd - TT $500,000.00 - circa US $73,024.00
4th - TT $425,000.00 - circa US $62,070.00
5th - TT $425,000.00 - circa US $62,070.00
6th - TT $400,000.00 - circa US $58,419.00
7th - TT $325,000.00 - circa US $47,465.00
8th - TT $300,000.00 - circa US $43,814.00
9th - TT $300,000.00 - circa US $43,814.00
10th - TT $300,000.00 - circa US $43,814.00

This is the third year that event organizer Pan Trinbago has held the Medium band component of the country’s annual National Panorama in the sister isle of Tobago.  Three more major steelband competitions are on the schedule for the season, all coming up this week: THA Tobago Pan Champs, February 6; South Central Pan Champs, February 8, and; Panorama (Large steel orchestras), February 10.

Following are the results for the final competition for Medium conventional steel orchestras as announced live after the competition. 


Color Key East Zone Region North Zone Region South/Central
Zone Region
Tobago Region

Medium Steel Orchestras - Full 2024 Finals RESULTS

  Plc./ Pts BAND SONG ARRANGER
  1st
283
Katzenjammers

Rock It kersh-ramsey
Kersh Ramsey
  2nd
280
Pan Elders

Come Out To Play
Ojay Richards
  3rd
279
Couva Joylanders

Soca Tatie
Stefon West
  4th
275
Curepe Scherzando

Darling Terrance “BJ” Marcelle
Terrance “BJ” Marcelle
  5th
273
Sound Specialists of Laventille

Moving
Seion Gomez
Seion Gomez 
  6th
271
Pamberi

Carnival Jumbie André White
André White
  7th
270.5
Dixieland

This Melody Sweet

Danté Pantin
  8th
267
Arima Angel Harps

Is Thunder

Khan Cordice
  8th
267
Sangre Grande Cordettes

Soca Baptist
Clarence Morris
Clarence Morris
  10th
264
Steel Xplosion

Both O Dem
Arddin Herbert
Arddin Herbert
 


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