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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

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

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

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

Armed Forces Medley-steel band arrangement

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.…

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Added by brad shores on October 25, 2015 at 10:38am — No Comments

Aaron Cote's new play along book, "Chasing Summer"

"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:  …

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Added by brad shores on October 9, 2015 at 10:00pm — 1 Comment

O Holy Night tracks and lead sheet

O%20holy%20night%20lead.pdf  lead sheet

o%20holy%20night%201.mp3  melody and acc

o%20holy%20night2.mp3  no melody acc only

Added by brad shores on September 26, 2015 at 4:00pm — 3 Comments

the Tide is High Adjusted lead

Here is the adjusted lead sheet to "the tide is high" with the first 12 measures filled in.

the%20tide%20is%20high.pdf

Added by brad shores on June 15, 2015 at 7:42am — 1 Comment

wedding march (recessional)

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…

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Added by brad shores on June 10, 2015 at 8:16am — 4 Comments

Wetzel stands

Added by brad shores on March 17, 2015 at 7:31pm — No Comments

Nice used bored C lead for sale $1200

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.…

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Added by brad shores on December 23, 2014 at 5:54am — 2 Comments

blues scales

here are several common blues scales

Added by brad shores on December 14, 2014 at 4:55pm — 6 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. …

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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…

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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

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