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C Lead Tenor Pan for Sale

Hello,

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. …

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

Pan tunes 9 pics

Added 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…

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Added 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.

Added 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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Added by brad shores on May 14, 2018 at 5:03am — No Comments

Everybody loves a satruday night full steel band

Just finished an arrangement for full steel drum band for Everybody loves a saturday night.

http://www.tropicalshores.net/ProductDetails.asp?ProductCode=SBA-everybodyloves

Added by brad shores on March 18, 2018 at 7:11am — No Comments

Jumpin J

New original tune available at www.tropicalshores.net

http://www.tropicalshores.net/ProductDetails.asp?ProductCode=SBA-jumpinj

Added by brad shores on March 17, 2018 at 10:05am — No Comments

Everybody loves a saturday night

Here is the lead sheet to  a new track that just became available on www.tropicalshores.net ;  

everybody%20loves%20a%20saturday%20night%20lead.pdf

Added by brad shores on March 9, 2018 at 5:30am — No Comments

2018 Kansas Steel Pan Workshop

Here is the information on the steel pan workshop in Newton KS on June 21-24.

More information is being updated at

http://www.bradshoresmusic.com/kansas-steel-pan-workshop--1.html

Added by brad shores on February 24, 2018 at 10:30pm — No Comments

New Jumbie Pan tracks

Here is an example of a jumbie track.  the jumbie pan tracks are set in teh key of G major and only have 8 notes available.  I have started a new series of these songs specially designed for the jumbie pan at 

http://www.tropicalshores.net/SearchResults.asp?Cat=1879

Here are "guantanamera" track…

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Added by brad shores on January 20, 2018 at 7:04am — No Comments

Look to buy a Pan

I am looking to buy a pan and would like some imput as to where or who to buy from and what I should be looking fo ie: lead Low C ??? I live on the east coast Cape Cod

Added by Fred K Jones on November 9, 2017 at 3:00pm — 3 Comments

Background Tracks Organizer

I see pan players and other musicians using iPads and smart phones to catalog their background tracks. They have a list of the songs on their screens and they just tap and play. Can anyone recommend an APP that can do this?

Added by Norman Black on May 5, 2017 at 12:59pm — 6 Comments

Happy Birthday Tracks in F major and G major short and/or long

Happy Birthday in  F major and also G major.. long or short,

 

Happy%20Birthday%20short%20in%20G.zip short in G

Happy%20Birthday%20long%20in%20G.zip  long…

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Added by brad shores on February 28, 2017 at 7:00pm — 3 Comments

Dolores Waltz and Aber Hedischi Bembeidschi

Here are a couple of waltz type tunes that were requested and I thought I'd share them with you all.

Aber%20Hedischi%20Bumbeidschi%20lead%20%281%29.pdf  aber lead sheet

Aber%20Heidschi%20Bumbeidschi%201.mp3  aber melody and acc.…

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Added by brad shores on November 6, 2016 at 8:30am — No Comments

Tenor Bass Pans

Any links for used or in stock Tenor bass pans for my Class with Patti Dee in calif . Best Regards Davo

Added by Dave Ottenberg on August 3, 2016 at 9:55am — 1 Comment

Peace Drums Project

Hi fellow pan lovers.  The Peace Drums Project is an initiative to bring peace through music, wherein Muslim, Christian and Jewish kids in the Middle East are learning to play steel drums TOGETHER as a band.  Their first USA concerts will be in April in New York, Philadelphia, and Delaware.  Come and listen, and support their efforts through donations.  Learn more at http://peacedrumsproject.org .  Thanks! 

Added by Mike Cook on March 13, 2016 at 2:49pm — No Comments

Old Mill HS Steel Winter Concert

If you are in the Annapolis area, the Old Mill High School Steel Band directed by Mike Miller has their 2016 Winter concert on Fr04Mar at 7:00 PM. Special guest Gary Gibson from Seattle will be performing with the kids. This is always an inspiring and rewarding event, don't miss it!!

Added by Kevin McPadden on March 1, 2016 at 4:12pm — No Comments

Panorama 2016

ok who is listening and who is the favorite so far??

Added by Bill Willetts on January 22, 2016 at 4:19pm — No Comments

Tom Gates new CD "comfort zone"

My good friend Pannist Tom Gates has a new CD called "Comfort Zone" and it is available at www.tropicalshores.net  

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=miWTNBxqvkA

What makes this CD unbelievably good is that Tom plays pan AND guitar on it along with---wait for…

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Added by brad shores on December 25, 2015 at 7:30am — 1 Comment

Pink Panther tracks

Here are the tracks and lead sheet for the "Pink Panther"

pink%20pather%20midi%201.mp3  track with melody

pink%20pather%20midi%202.mp3  track without melody…

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Added by brad shores on November 30, 2015 at 2:56pm — No Comments

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C Lead Tenor Pan for Sale

Hello,

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. …

Continue

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…

Continue

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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