Thursday, March 27, 2014

2014 Toronto Carnival Themes

Hi Readers, 

A few bands have revealed their themes for Toronto Carnival 2014!

So here's a little something to keep you warm during this very frigid winter. 

I can't wait for band launch season......

Carnival Nationz - 
"HAVANA"



Carnival Revolution - 
"VISIONS IN THE NIGHT"





Concept Costume Creators
"PRECIOUS JEWELS"


Connections Mastumes
"FORCES OF NATURE"



D'Regulars -
"CARIBBEAN DREAMS"


Fantazia International -
"UNLEASH YOUR FANTASY"




Fusion Carnival
"ART OF WAR"




Louis Saldenah Mas-K Club 
"RIVER OF MIRRORS"




Toronto Revellers
"WARRIORS"



Tribal Carnival - 
"SECRET OF THE WINGZ"

Thursday, March 6, 2014

2014 Band of the Year Results

Large
1. Sailors On Shore Leave At A Tropical Fiesta – Trinidad All Stars Steel Orchestra (2,365)
2. Centerstage – Paparazzi Carnival (2,048)
3. Nature’s Touch – Legacy (1,976)
4. The Sultan’s Palace – Trinidad Revellers Company Limited (1,585)
5. I Am – Dream Team Carnival (1,494)
6. Showtime The Awakening Of Mas – Godfrey Enile (981)


Medium
1. Jus Wee Friends – Just Wee & Friends (2,073)
2. Tabanca – Mas Passion (2,052)
3. Reclamation – De Core T&T (2,002)
4. Saga Of The Open Seas – D Krewe Company Ltd (1,973)
5. River Of Life – Image Nation (1,846)


Small
1. Before The Europeans-Revisited – Tribal Connection Cultural Promotions (2,534)
2. The Saga Of Jason Griffith – Belmont Exotic Stylish Sailors (2,196)
3. Mystic Warriors – De Midas T&T (2,075)
4. Suck It – Cat In Bag Productions (2,058)
5. Sailors Of The Galaxy – Belmont Original Stylish Sailors-D’ B.O.S.S. (2,032)
6. Numbers – The Word And Associates (2,005)
7. Diamonds In The Sky – Berlin And Associates (1,669)
8. Drumbeat – DHR Mas Harvard Revellers (1,547)



Mini
1.The Carethering Of The Tribe – Pow Pow (2,302)
2. Making A Pee Protest – Claudette Sinnette (2,108)
3. Return Of The Redhead Devil – 2001 Jab Malasie (2,084)
4. Things Mama Told Me Bout – Cherish Griffith’s Family (1,952)
5. Gas And Oil – The Belmont Jewels (1,938)
6. Black Indian Warriors – Warriors Of Hurracan (1,925)
7. D Debele Dolls From Africa – Lennox Trim (1,522)

Monday, March 3, 2014

Dimanche Gras - 2014 Calypso Monarch Results

1. Chucky (Roderick Gordon) - "Wey Yuh Think"/"The Wedding" 

2. The Last Badjohn of Claypso (Kurt Allen) - "Sweet Sizzling Summer"/"The Lost Psalm of King David" 

3. Mistah Shak (Sheldon Noel) - "Bois"/"Crime Round De Clock" 

4. Chalkdust (Hollis Liverpool) - "Ah Miss De Bards"/"The Guest List" 

5. Brian London - "Heart of a Warrior"/"Call Them Out" 

6. Queen Victoria (Victoria Cooper) - "A Political Affair"/"Congo Warrior" 

7. Alana Sinette Khan - "Sea Lots"/"And Calling It Rain"  

8. Cro Cro (Weston Rawlins) - "Pious, Poor But Proud"/"Goodness Delayed"

9. Skatie (Carlos James) - "Jack and Jill"/"Calypso Woman" 

10. The Incredible Myron B (Myron Bruce) - "One More Sip"/"First Black Prime Minister"

11. Pink Panther (Eric Taylor) - "De Richest Man"/"Not Tonight"

12. Bodyguard (Roger Mohammed) - "A Day For Trinbago"/"False Papers"

Sunday, March 2, 2014

2014 Dimanche Gras - Calypso Monarch Finals (in order of appearance)

1. Defending Monarch - Pink Panther (Eric Taylor)

2. Skatie (Carlos James) - Jack and Jill

3. The Incredible Myron B (Myron Bruce) - One More Sip


4. Mistah Shak (Sheldon Noel) - Bois 


5. Brian London - Call Them Out 


6. Queen Victoria (Victoria Cooper) - A Political Affair 


7. Alana Sinette Khan - Sea Lots 


8. Chucky (Roderick Gordon) - Wey Yuh Think 


9. Cro Cro (Weston Rawlins) - Pious, Poor But Proud


10. Bodyguard (Roger Mohammed) - False Papers


11. Chalkdust (Hollis Liverpool) - The Guest List 

12. The Last Badjohn of Claypso (Kurt Allen) - Sweet Sizzling Summer


Reserve: Luta (Morell Peters)  No Guns No Weapons

2014 Medium and Large Band Panorama Results

Medium Band
1. Pan Elders - "Family" (Arranger - Duvonne Stewart) - 284
2. NLCB Buccooneers - "Madness"  (Arranger - Seion Gomez) - 281
3. Courts Sound Specialists of Laventille - "Poison" (Arranger - Ken 'Professor' Philmore) - 277
4. Petrotin Katzenjammers - "Spankin-A Tribute" (Arranger - Len 'Boogsie' Sharpe) - 276
5. NGC Couva Joylanders - "Free Up" (Arranger - Kareem Brown) - 272
5. Arima Angel Harps - "In De Minor" (Arranger -Shelton Besson) - 272
5. Valley Harps - "Happiest Man Alive" (Arranger - Michelle Huggins-Watts) - 272
8. Melodians - "The Hammer" (Arranger - Amrit Samaroo) - 270
9. Carib Dixieland - "This Is It" (Arranger - Leon 'Smooth' Edwards) - 266
9. NGC Steel Xplosion - "Dus In Dey Face" (Arranger - Arddin Herbert) - 266

Large Band
1. Petrotrin Phase Two Pan Groove - "Jump High" (Arranger - Len 'Boogsie' Sharpe) - 287 
2. Neal & Massey Trinidad All Stars - "Excitement" (Arranger - Leon 'Smooth' Edwards) - 286
3. Bp Renegades - "In De Minor" (Arranger - Duvonne Stewart) - 283
4.WITCO Desperadoes - "Spankin-A Tribute" (Arranger - Robert Greenidge) - 281
5. Republic Bank Exodus Pan - "Pan Is Carnival" (Arranger - Pelham Goddard) - 279
6. Silver Stars - "The Reason" (Arranger - Liam Teague) - 274
7. CAL Invaders - "Jam It" (Arranger - Arddin Herbert) - 271
7. Skiffle - "The Wedding" (Arranger - Ray Holman) - 271
9. NLCB Fonclaire - "Big In De Dance" (Arranger- Ken 'Professor' Philmore) - 267
10. T&TEC Tropical Angel Harps - "In De Minor"  (Arranger - Clarence Morris) - 262
10. La Brea Nightingales - "Pan In The Atmosphere" - 262 (Arranger - Terrance 'BJ' Marcelle

Saturday, March 1, 2014

2014 Kings and Queens Results

Queens:
1. Peola Marchan (Trini Revellers) - "Zamara, Mirage Of The Oasis" - 427
2. Tamika George (R Bailey & Associates) - "Refraction: A Phenomenon Of Light" - 408
3. Laura Rampersad (Ivan Kalicharan) - "African Drun Dancer" - 402*
4. Kay Mason (Festival of Colours) - “Burrokeet Woman” - 402*
5. Raevon Atherton (Paparazzi) - “High Noon On The Comanchero Sacred Grounds” - 398*
6. Tracell Frederick (Colourz Fuh So) - “Hera – Bonds of Unity” - 398*
7. Alendra Bailey (D’ Midas T&T) - “Warrior of Fire: Rise of The Mystic Phoenix” - 395
8. Gloria Dallsingh (Ivan Kalicharan) - “We Beat Pan Music” - 392
9. Denesha Jennings (Jennings & Associates) - “Indeera (Mother of India)” - 380
10. Cherry-Ann Patrice Valere (Good Hope Associates)  - “The Unusual Beauty” - 366

Kings:
1. Wade Madray (Legacy Mas) - “Quars Al Sahraa: Desert Sting” - 431
2. Curtis Eustace (Show Time Trinidad) - “Zanzikil - Lord of Chaos” - 426
3. Ravi Lakhan (Antourage) - "Nagin Saphera -The Serpent charmer" - 424
4. Ronald Blaize (Legacy) - "De Tornado" - 421
5. Glen Dave Lakhan (Good Hope Associates) - "After Earth" - 408
6. Ted Eustace (Paparazzi Carnival) - “Monkey Know What Tree To Climb” - 407 
7. Fareid Carvalho (Carvalho Productions) - "What Lies Beneath" - 400
8. Earl Beckles (Dream Team Carnival) - "Scorpion King" - 394
9. Zinool Mohammed - “Madiba (The Heart of a Warrior)” - 388
10. Clyde Bascombe - “Poseidon Comin’” - 388.

2014 Soca Monarch Results and Breakout Artiste of the Year

Groovy Soca Monarch
1. Kerwin Du Bois - "Too Real"


2. Machel Montano - "Happiest Man Alive"
3. Darryl "Farmer Nappy" Henry - "Big People Party"
4. Destra Garcia - "First Time"



Power Soca Monarch
1. Machel Montano - "Ministry Of The Road"

2. Hollice "Mr Kill@" Mapp - "Rolly Polly"
2. Neil Iwer George - "Mama Oye"
2. Destra Garcia - "Mash Up"


* Breakout artiste of the Year - Hollice "Mr Kill@" Mapp

2014 Single Pan and Small Band Panorama Results

SINGLE PAN
1. San Juan East Side Symphony - "Fantastic Friday" (Arranger: Duvonne Stewart)
1. Pam Jammers - "This Melody Sweet"  (Arranger: Nicholas Singh)
3. T & T Fire Service - "Rainorama" (Arranger: Terrance "BJ" Marcelle)
4. Trinidad Nostalgic - "Jerico" (Arranger: Amrit Samaroo)
5. Uni Stars - "Woman Is Boss" (Arranger: Kareem Brown)
5. Hope Pan Groovers - "Both Ah Dem" (Arranger: Tony "Pan Jumbie" Williams)
7. Pan Elites - "Spankin" (Arranger: Anselm "Moon" Campbell)
8. Scrunters Pan Groove - "Breakaway" (Arranger: Aaron Clarke)
9. Scorpion Pan Reflections - "Fire Coming Down" (Arranger: Akiba Joseph)
9. La Creole Pan Groove - "Carnival Tabanca" (Arranger: Yohan Popwell)
11. D' Original Woodbrook Modernaires - "Sing In She Party" (Arranger: Arddin Herbert)
12. Trinidad East Side Symphony - "Poom Poom" (Arranger: Carlon Harewood)
13. Carib Woodbrook Playboyz - "Spankin"  (Arranger: Len "Boosie" Sharpe)
14. Curepe Polyphonics - "Bacchanal Time" (Arranger: Kenneth "Panam" Clarke)
15. Brimblers - "Ah Want It" (Arranger: Earl Brooks Sr.)
16. Shades In Steel - "Ah Going And Party Tonight" (Arranger: Kenneth Guppy)

SMALL BAND
1.Super Novas - "In De Minor" (Arranger: Amrit Samaroo)
2. Petrotrin Siparia Deltones - "Play More Local" (Arranger: Carlton "Zanda" Alexander)
3. Crescendoes Musical - "Spankin" (Arranger Curtis Edwards)
4. Arima Golden Symphony - "In De Minor" (Aranger: Terrance "BJ" Marcelle)
5. Laventille Serenaders - "Pan Scandal" (Arranger: Arddin Herbert)
6. Pandemonium - "Pan In Yuh Pwefem" (Arranger: Akua Leith)
7. Moods - "Shakin It" (Arranger: Ken "Professor" Philmore)
7. Codrington Pan Family- "EPIC" (Arrangers: Cary Codrington and Keisha Codrington)
9. Fascinators Pan Symphony - "Big In The Dance" (Arranger: Darryl Reid)
10. LH Pan Groove - "This Melody Sweet" (Arranger: Kion Robinson)

Vidoe Alert: Machel Montano - EPIC

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