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Steel pan music is Trinidadian

Chrissy 2023-09-24 22:50:48 

Allyuh get a grip and acknowledge di history.
Dat is all - enough of dis crap.

analyst-kid 2023-09-24 23:17:21 

It is Trinidadian question about that. But it is as a result very West Indian...the rest of the WI adopted it very early ...just 10 years after its wild invention.

The Antiguans had a Steel Band Association before the Trinidadians did.

analyst-kid 2023-09-24 23:22:40 

The Antigua Steelband Association predated the government Steelband Committee formed here in Trinidad in 1949. The Antigua national steelband competition of 1949 with test piece ‘Peanut Vendor’ predated the Trinidad national competition. The Antigua steelband ‘Brute Force’ is the first steelband to be recorded commercially and produced on wax/records. Of interest is the fact that the singer on their record was Miss Dot Evans, a Trinidadian. Antigua also claims the first all-female steelband when in 1952 ‘uptown girls’ – as they were referred to in those days, formed a band called ‘Pastel Intruders’. They won acclaim with a rendition of ‘Bells of St. Mary’s’, the same tune ‘Casablanca’ played to win the first national competition here in Trinidad.

analyst-kid 2023-09-24 23:29:21 

If Antigua picked up on steelpan less
than 10 years after its inception seemingly less than 5 years....then others can celebrate it fully...not claim it as theirs

Halliwell 2023-09-24 23:33:57 

In reply to Chrissy

I thought Alex was fair

She said although it was invented out of TT, it’s been embraced by the entire Caribbean

Curtis 2023-09-24 23:39:59 

Chrissy is dividing us

Chrissy 2023-09-24 23:52:32 

In reply to analyst-kid
Indeed but Naomi must acknowledge di roots. She is from a family in di music business. There is love,ympan i. Several islands but it’s roots are in T&T

Chrissy 2023-09-24 23:53:03 

In reply to Halliwell
Not Alex, Naomi.

imusic 2023-09-25 00:17:53 

Is normal for the rest of the Caribbean, outside of Jamaica, to adopt trini culture and food and claim it as their own.

Nutting new here

imusic 2023-09-25 00:42:58 

In reply to Halliwell

it’s been embraced by the entire Caribbean

There’s a difference between copied and claimed and embraced.

sgtdjones 2023-09-25 00:46:23 

When did steel drum bands start?
The steel drum originated in the late 1930s on the island of Trinidad and was played as part of a steel band, a percussion ensemble contrived by lower-class rebellious teens.

The steelpan (also known as a pan, steel drum, and sometimes, collectively with other musicians, as a steelband or steel orchestra) is a musical instrument originating in Trinidad and Tobago. Steelpan musicians are called pannists.

What is the oldest steel band in the world?
Antigua & Barbuda, W.I. - While the Steel Pan may have its roots in Trinidad, it is Antigua and Barbuda that has produced the oldest continuously operating steelband in the world, Hells Gate Steel Orchestra.

Overthrow 2023-09-25 02:09:59 

Alexander’s ragtime band was the first steelband formed in 1939. Started in Newtown , Port of Spain.

sgtdjones 2023-09-25 02:13:06 

In reply to Overthrow

the oldest continuously operating steelband in the world, Hells Gate Steel Orchestra.

imusic 2023-09-25 02:54:19 

In reply to sgtdjones

Dat come like de first humans to land on de south side of de moon cool

sgtdjones 2023-09-25 02:58:17 

In reply to imusic

razz razz razz razz

PalsofMine 2023-09-25 11:45:27 

Trinidad music, food and even language is widely adopted throughout the Caribbean. Everyone speaks about limin' for example but 45 years ago when I was at Cave Hill, very very few outside of Trinidad knew that word! It does not matter to Trinis once you acknowledge the source.

Jumpstart 2023-09-25 11:49:39 

In reply to imusic

lol lol lol lol