SMALL BAND FINALS 2017
When the Petrotrin/Pan Trinbago National Panorama Small Band Finals gets on the way at Skinner Park, San Fernando, on Thursday 23 February, defending Small Conventional Band Champion Arima Golden Symphony will perform at position 10 in the musical battle to retain the title for another consecutive year.
Under the baton of arranger Terrence “BJ” Marcelle, the Arima -based band will perform “Champions” composed and sung by Winston Scarborough aka De Original De Fosto.
The San Fernando event is the first of two Finals in which the top steel orchestras by an elimination process vie for the coveted titles. The other is the Medium & Small Bands Finals carded for Saturday 25 February 2017 at the Queen’s Park Savannah, Port of Spain, Trinidad.
Judges in this category are Frank Stanisclaus, Soluna Garnes, Joslynne Sealey, Maria Achaiba, Hetty DeGannes and Vorbin Cordice.
Fifteen (15) of the best of the small bands will be jamming in the “Park”. The following is order of appearance of the bands with their tune of choice and arrangers:-
||Cheers To Life
||Kenneth “Panaam” Clarke
||Ooh La La
||LH Pan Groove
||In De Minor
||Shervon “Shev” Edwards
||Arima Golden Symphony
||Terrence “BJ” Marcelle
||C&B Crown Cordaans
||Petrotrin Siparia Deltones
||Carlton” Zanda” Alexander
||Fascinators Pan Symphony
||T&TEC New East Side Dimension
||Wine on Something
||Ken “Professor” Philmore
One lucky patron will walk away with a return ticket to any Caribbean Airlines destination.
Tickets priced at $100. are on sale at WACK 90.1fm, Atherly’s on Sutton Street, Pan Trinbago South/Central Regional Office, Park Street, PANVESCO Office, Victoria Park Suites, Park Street (opposite Victoria Square) and on the day of the event at the Venue.
This year’s theme is “Transformation In Steel”.