Pan Film To Take World By Storm

Pan Film To Take World By Storm

Article from the Trinidad Express, Trinidad and Tobago
Written by Wayne Bowman

An eight-year-old boy experiences his first Panorama championships having been taken to the Queen’s Park Savannah by his parents for the event. The little fellow is fascinated and in awe of the vast collective of pans, pan racks and pannists milling around preparing to take the big stage and face the judges in the hope of being declared the champion band at the end. (more…)

PAN! We Are The World featured in the Huffington Post

PAN! We Are The World featured in the Huffington Post

PAN! The Universal Call of the African Drum

Article from the Huffington Post, Trinidad and Tobago
Written by Jessica Joseph

“The devil’s music!”

That was the European, Christian take on the pagan, pulsating, infectious beat of the African drum. Its primal edge scared the living daylights out of them. It unleashed sensuality, social revolt and spirituality of another kind, something forgotten, primordial, Mother Earthly and definitely anathema to colonial values. (more…)

PAN! We Are The World featured in the TT Guardian Newspaper

PAN! We Are The World featured in the TT Guardian Newspaper

Article from the Guardian Newspaper, Trinidad and Tobago
Written by Sean Nero

A major feature film on the steelpan is finally in the works and the local team behind it promises that the quality of the production will serve as the ideal marketing mechanism for the universal advancement of the instrument, while giving T&T an easily recognisable brand. Pan! A Modern Odyssey, is the title given to the project conceptualised by music producer and publisher Jean Michel Gilbert and Dr Kim Johnson, a veteran journalist and author, under the banner of the Caribbean Music Group. (more…)


    PAN! Our Music Odyssey is a transmedia project promoting the steelband movement internationally with an 80 minute docudrama, telling the human adventure of Pan from its genesis, through reenactment stories, to its propagation all around the world.