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Len "Boogsie" Sharpe, steelband maestro. Photograph by Abigail Hadeed

Pan Passion: Lennox ‘Boogsie’ Sharpe

Issue 57 (September/October 2002) | 0 comments
Composer, arranger and steelband virtuoso, Len “Boogsie” Sharpe is a legend in Trinidad, the island that invented the instrument. Pat Bishop, artist, pan and choral conductor and herself an acclaimed steelband arranger, discusses the brilliance of Sharpe’s work over the last 30 years

Photograph by Bertrand de Peaza

Trinidad Carnival Preview

Issue 17 (January/February 1996) | 0 comments
In two articles, artist and musician Pat Bishop explains the real significance of Trinidad and Tobago's Carnival and the music of the steel pan