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Steelpan vibe keep Opal alive

  “Steelpan to me… it’s a vibe. It’s a culture. It’s a love. It’s a joy. It brings happiness to me. I’ve played other instruments and I love the instruments I play, but the steelpan? It creates and wakes up a kind of...

Novotney lauds panmakers

“This instrument has given me a profound voice that’s enabled me to express myself musically, like no other instrument. And, I feel the sacrifice and the dedication of the founders of this artfonn in every note that I play. As a kid growing up, I loved to...

Steelpan led me right: Harris III

QUOTE OF THE DAY “Steelpan is everything. Steelpan was introduced to me at four years old. Other than my mother and father, the next thing to lead me in the right direction was the steelpan, and that the steelpan did. Every time I needed to make a right decision...

The steelpan is a cultural accomplishment: Murray

QUOTE OF THE DAY “Today? Steelpan? The musical instrument? It gives me joy. It gives me the feeling of satisfaction and accomplishment. It’s satisfying to look up into the audience, while playing and see them swaying, dancing or even singing along with the...

Dougie is promoting pan world-wide

QUOTE OF THE DAY “Steelpan is my world. I’ve been holding sticks since I was born. I’ve been gigging and performing over 25 years. I teach in several different schools: primary, secondary and colleges. I have my own band. The Dallaway Steelband. As a...