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…
Added by brad shores on May 14, 2018 at 5:03am — No Comments
Just finished an arrangement for full steel drum band for Everybody loves a saturday night.
Added by brad shores on March 18, 2018 at 7:11am — No Comments
New original tune available at www.tropicalshores.net
Added by brad shores on March 17, 2018 at 10:05am — No Comments
Here is the lead sheet to a new track that just became available on www.tropicalshores.net ;
Added by brad shores on March 9, 2018 at 5:30am — No Comments
Here is the information on the steel pan workshop in Newton KS on June 21-24.
More information is being updated at
Added by brad shores on February 24, 2018 at 10:30pm — No Comments
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
Here are "guantanamera" track…Continue
Added by brad shores on January 20, 2018 at 7:04am — No Comments
Happy Birthday in F major and also G major.. long or short,
Happy%20Birthday%20short%20in%20G.zip short in GContinue
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.…Continue
Added by brad shores on November 6, 2016 at 8:30am — No Comments
My good friend Pannist Tom Gates has a new CD called "Comfort Zone" and it is available at www.tropicalshores.net
What makes this CD unbelievably good is that Tom plays pan AND guitar on it along with---wait for…Continue
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…Continue
Added by brad shores on November 30, 2015 at 2:56pm — No Comments
armed%20forces.mp3 this preview mp3 changes songs abruptly, but I had to chop it up to make it under 5M. Hopefully you get the picture.
Just finished this medley for full steel drum bands featuring the theme songs from 5 branches of service. Normally $25, us the code "usa" at tropicalshores.net for an extra $5 off.…Continue
Added by brad shores on October 25, 2015 at 10:38am — No Comments
"Chasing Summer" is a super new play along book with 10 tunes by Pannist, Composer, and percussionist Aaron Cote (also a panland member).
The tunes are professionally produced and sound unbelievable! the book retails for $24.95 but panland member may receive a $5 discount with the code "chasing" at www.tropicalshores.net
Here is the direct link: …Continue
O%20holy%20night%20lead.pdf lead sheet
o%20holy%20night%201.mp3 melody and acc
o%20holy%20night2.mp3 no melody acc only
Here is the adjusted lead sheet to "the tide is high" with the first 12 measures filled in.
I have done a fairly traditional version of the wedding march.
wedding%20march%201.mp3 track with melody
wedding%20march%202.mp3 track without melody…Continue
My friend, Robert Mitrea, from Long Island, is selling his bored C lead with a 10 inch skirt. He said that it has a high gloss mirror chrome finish and was made in Trinidad. It has been recently tuned by Rob Davis from Mannette Instruments. Please contact me if you are interested and I will hook you up with Robert.…Continue
here are several common blues scales