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‘Billie Jean’ - Phase II Pan Groove - Len “Boogsie” Sharpe

LIVE at the Queen’s Park Savannah - 2005

Phase II Pan Groove - ‘Billie Jean’

Trinidad & Tobago, W.I. - ....The place is the Queen’s Park Savannah, Port of Spain, Trinidad - the home of the steelpan. The event is the annual Pan In The 21st Century competition... Present are the greatest steelbands and arrangers/composers on the planet. ....Len “Boogsie” Sharpe is one such, and on this night would add more lore to his already legendary status and career. 

Mr. Sharpe with Phase II Pan Groove, would capture second place.  The music and arrangement of Michael Jackson’s ‘Billie Jean’ delivered by the legendary arranger and his orchestra, are now classics in their own time.