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Solo Sheet Music for Double Seconds
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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. has some, but it's very limited. Thanks and God…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by brad shores Feb 15, 2017.

Playing with Four Mallets on Lead
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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. How do you adjust to the two extra sets of mallets? Continue

Tags: pan, lead., mallets, Four

Started this discussion. Last reply by Chris Garner Dec 2, 2019.

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Chris Garner replied to Chris Garner's discussion Playing with Four Mallets on Lead
"I have been doing four mallets on Oye Como Va when I just play the same part as the organ. MY backtrack includes the organ solo and I made a tiny percussion solo as well."
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Chris Garner replied to brad shores's discussion what do you play and who made it?
"I play a lead that was imported by Tom Reynolds and I play a double second made by Steve. "
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Chris Garner commented on brad shores's blog post Pan tunes 9 pics
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Where are you from?
St.Petersburg,, FL
What steel pan do you play?
I currently play a low C tenor and a low F double second

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At 5:58pm on May 15, 2016, brad shores said…

Welcome to panland Chris... great to see you here

At 7:05am on May 16, 2016, Chris Garner said…

Thank you Brad Shores. Did you create this forum. If so, thank you much. I really appreciate having a place dedicated to all thing steel pan. 

At 7:15am on May 16, 2016, brad shores said…

Hello Chris.. Yes i did create panland.  glad that you like it..

At 12:21pm on August 6, 2016, Chris Garner said…

Yes, I love it.

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Tuning in Germany / Europe

Hello everyone, 

yesterday my pan was retuned. in 1.5 hours it sounds very nice again.

Mr. Eckhard Schulz and Martin Speck explained a lot to me about the Pan that I had acquired. Very interesting.

Here is the address if someone wants a tuning in Europe or a new Pan Made in Germany.

E.C.S. Steel drums Eckhard Schulz / Martin Speck

Güntherstrasse 69…

Posted by Michael Appel on February 25, 2021 at 4:00am

seeking backtracks and sheet music

I play double tenor and am looking to buy quality backtracks with corresponding sheet music to add  to my repertoire. I'm a strict reader and weak with improv.  Brad Shores has been a Big help and I have all 9 of his books.  Any other suggestions for expanding my repertoire?  Thanks! 

Posted by Mary Elizabeth Eilerman on August 12, 2020 at 6:15pm — 2 Comments

Pan tunes 9 pics

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

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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



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