Web Posted - Tuesday March 2, 2021
When Steel Talks - Reboot

PAT BISHOP, A Person In Pan

Trinidad & Tobago, W.I. - I suppose that my presence in so many panyards over the years must have rustled some masculine feathers but they have kept that a deep, dark secret from me – which is just as well since I don’t suppose that I would have taken any notice!! ” .... Pat Bishop

She is a titan among giants in the history of pan. Staying in her lane was not part of her MO. The late Pat Bishop was one of the most respected, influential and celebrated women in the steelpan movement. Holder of Trinidad & Tobago's highest award -The Trinity Cross - her accomplishments are second to none. In a When Steel Talks exclusive Pat Bishop pens her insights, feelings and life experiences for the Pan community.