For the first time in his career, Duvone Stewart has earned the title of champion Panorama arranger in the large band category. He’s also added to that distinction by winning both the large and medium categories in the same year.
Skiffle Bunch earned second place behind the arranging team of Marc Brooks, Odie Franklin and Kendall Williams, making it the first time a southern Trinidad band made the top three since 1991.
The top 10 bands ranked as follows:
- BP Renegades, “Year for Love,” Duvone Stewart
- Skiffle Bunch, ” Hello,” Marc Brooks, Odie Franklin, Kendall Williams
- Desperadoes, “Year for Love,” Carlton “Zanda” Alexander
- Invaders, “Inside the Festival,” Arddin Herbert
- Silver Stars, “Lightning Flash,” Liam Teague
- (Tied for 5th) Trinidad All Stars, “Lightning Flash, Leon “Smooth” Edwards
- Phase II Pan Groove, “Hello,” Len “Boogsie” Sharpe
- Surpernovas, “Sweet Fuh Days,” Amrit Samaroo
- Exodus, “Sweet Fuh Days,” Pelham Goddard and Terrance “BJ” Marcelle
- Starlift, “Full of Vibe,” Robert Greenidge