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Open Hand Real Flames - Steel Pan Special

London, 07.08.19

With Bass Clef

OPEN HAND REAL FLAMES is a monthly show presented by Bass Clef. Each episode has a theme - usually a specific musical instrument or process, perhaps an artist or composer, sometimes a record label. Ranging wide over centuries and genres, looking for connections and joy. Always welcomes contributions, music, suggestions.

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  • Trinidad Cavaliers
    I Love Paris
  • The Intrade Harmonites 
    Love Theme
  • The Barbados Steel Orchestra
  • Len ‘Boogsie’ Sharpe
  • Le Steel-Band De La Trinidad 
  • Duvone Stewart
    Hotel California
  • The Mighty Fire Steel Band 
  • Val Serrant
    Improvisation And Talk
  • Maritime Life Hatters
  • Earl Wong
    Excerpt From Different Timbres D0cumentary
  • Brute Force Steel Band 
    Quancito Meringue
  • Big Shell Steel Band
    Meringue No.1
  • Hell's Gate Steel Band 
    La Veda Ni Meringue
  • Ray Holman
    Making A Steel Drum
  • Pan Vibes Steel Orchestra 
    Mas' In South '80
  • 20th Century Steel Band 
    Standing In The Shadows Of Love
  • Guinness Cavaliers Steel Orchestra
    Extracts From Carmen (Bizet)
  • The Barbados Steel Orchestra
    Eine Kleine 1st Movement