HATTERS

"Naparima Bowl (1975)
Hatters began as the Broadway Syncopators for the first post-war carnival in South Trinidad in 1946. They later changed their name to Broadway Hatters in 1950. They ceased functioning in the early 1960s but regrouped in 1967 and went on to win the Panorama competition in 1975 with Steve Achaiba as the musical arranger. Hatters finished among the top three steelbands in the following significant competition:
YEAR EVENT RESULT SELECTION ARRANGER
1974 Panorama 2nd 20 to 1 (Lord Kitchener) Steve Achaiba
1975 Panorama 1st Tribute to Spree Simon (Lord Kitchener) Steve Achaiba
1976 Panorama 2nd Coming Home for Carnival (Lord Kitchener) Steve Achaiba
Compiled by Ronald C. Emrit