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Newbie

Hi everyone! A real newbie to the steel pan, got my c lead from vistapan 3 weeks ago and have mastered under the sea ( although I do hit a…

Started by Kelly Feria

2 Feb 22
Reply by Mike Cook

Steel Pan App

Hi all just wanted to share with you an app which one of my players created for our bands. I have 2 Junior, 2 senior and 10 adult bands, in…

Started by Nicky Fairey

1 Jan 24
Reply by brad shores

FOR SALE F# double seconds

For Sale F# double seconds - Vista Pans with chrome tripod adjustable stands and soft side travel cases $1200  - in Central Coast Californi…

Started by Jeffrey Brown

0 Dec 18, 2019

Playing with Four Mallets on Lead

My teachers plays with four mallets on his double tenor and I was wondering if any one has/is playing using four mallets on the lead pan. H…

Started by Chris Garner

4 Dec 2, 2019
Reply by Chris Garner

what do you play and who made it?

i play a lead made my david beery... it is a d pan and i have several others.  i have one made by UTP which made pans under the direction o…

Started by brad shores

19 Dec 2, 2019
Reply by Chris Garner

Pics from the 2019 Kansas Steel Pan Workshop

Started by brad shores

0 Jun 23, 2019

Repaint used pans?

I have purchased a used set of seconds. They are currently painted "silver" all round. Paint is chipped and in generally poor condition. Is…

Started by Jeffrey Brown

2 Jan 9, 2019
Reply by Jeffrey Brown

Low D Mannette Steel Pan for sale

I am selling my low D Mannette steel pan for $1600 which includes a soft case.  A stand for $75 extra.  Price does not include shipping.   …

Started by brad shores

0 Jul 2, 2018

Band Instruments for sale?

I am looking to start a band in my church. I could piece a group together but I thought I'd ask if anyone knows of a small band that has bu…

Started by Chris Monroe

0 Feb 7, 2018

Odd pan layout

I just bought a Lincoln ent Ltd Trinidad lead c tenor tuned by Bertie Marshall in 91. Low C has a pan hanger there and is not in the center…

Started by Beth A

1 Dec 31, 2017
Reply by brad shores

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Posted by brad shores on May 15, 2019 at 7:11am — 3 Comments

Pan Kat

Alternate Mode Pan KAT



Up for auction is a Pan KAT Midi Steel Drum that I used to play reggae tunes.  I have had the Pan KAT for 10 + years but really only used it for about a year to play solo steel drum and some Jimmy Buffett tunes for friends (I am a guitar player).  The original unit cost about $1,800 without the case and I am offering it up for $825 plus shipping.  I used an older Roland MIDI sampler (not included) for the steel drum sounds but IndigiSounds (YouTube link…

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Posted by brad shores on January 30, 2019 at 9:44am — 1 Comment

Advanced pan technique

So there are lots of books and videos on how to play pan - all the ones I've seen are for beginners. Anybody know of Advanced technique books? I see LiamTteague does a beginner book- I would love for him to do one for more advanced players.

Posted by Eric Rollnick on November 29, 2018 at 2:09pm — 5 Comments

Steel Drum Apparel

Shirts and hats are now available at Tropical Shores Productions www.tropicalshores.net  ;…

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Posted by brad shores on May 14, 2018 at 5:03am

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