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Pics from the 2019 Kansas Steel Pan Workshop

Started by brad shores

0 Jun 23

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
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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

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

18 Feb 7, 2018
Reply by Chris Monroe

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

Background music

Hi Brand, You use background beats to play with. I'm wondering where can I find does background beats? Regards, Wim

Started by Wim Oosterwold

1 Nov 11, 2017
Reply by brad shores

Virginia Beach Tunes

I need some help designing a show for Virginia Beach Pan Fest. We are a small high school 10 players. 1bass 1 cello 2DS 4Lead 2 aux. We are…

Started by Doug Roberts

0 Feb 16, 2017

Solo Sheet Music for Double Seconds

I starting to learn duble seconds and I was wondering if any one know of a good webisite that offers solo sheet music for double seconds. M…

Started by Chris Garner

2 Feb 15, 2017
Reply by brad shores

New to this

Hi!  I am new to playing the pan.  I've played the sax since I was a kid so reading music and playing won't be too big an issue for me, I'v…

Started by Beth A

6 Feb 12, 2017
Reply by Chris Garner


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C Lead Tenor Pan for Sale


I have a C lead tenor pan for sale for $1200.  I purchased it new from Alan Coyle earlier this year.  It is a Calypso Pro series pan. 

I would be happy to provide recordings via email. …


Posted by Lori on June 9, 2019 at 1:18pm — 1 Comment

Pan tunes 9 pics

Posted by brad shores on May 15, 2019 at 7:11am — 1 Comment

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…


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



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