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Phil Antkowicz commented on Richard M. Scott's blog post Brad, question about a song
"Actually there is a piece for Percussion Quintet entitled "Baja" by Dick Shores with the same melody. I had the Percussion Ensemble at Tucson HS take the piece to contest in 1983 so I recognized the melody immediately.  I also had a…"
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Mike Cook posted a video - Here Comes The Sun on steel drum and flute - Here Comes The Sun on steel drum and flute
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"Thanks Brad!  Great memories -- have you been? So many cool little places!  "
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"Oh how funny!!  well hopefully I wasn't too annoying!!  lol  love Key West!"
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"In March 1993 I was at Sunset Pier in Key West as a tourist. In my time there was a bagpiper there that got annoying after a while. XD"
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Playing with 3-piece Tsunami Wave Riders at Sunset Pier in Key West - MOTM 2017??
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Vista Pans 2 Replies

Wonder what everyone's take is on Vista Pans I have a low  C lead high gloss chrome I can pickup for $500Continue

Started by Fred K Jones. Last reply by david L irvine Jan 13.

iPad/Technology 4 Replies

We seem to be missing a major conversation topic.  I recently purchased an iPad and am extremely happy with the ForScore application!  The process is a little tedious but once it's there it's…Continue

Started by Aaron Abrahamson Cote. Last reply by Aaron Abrahamson Cote Jun 26, 2020.

Newbie 2 Replies

Hi everyone! A real newbie to the steel pan, got my c lead from vistapan 3 weeks ago and have mastered under the sea ( although I do hit a bum note every now and then! ) have been watch tropical…Continue

Started by Kelly Feria. Last reply by Mike Cook Feb 22, 2020.

Steel Pan App 1 Reply

Hi alljust wanted to share with you an app which one of my players created for our bands.I have 2 Junior, 2 senior and 10 adult bands, including one family and this app enables them to practise at…Continue

Started by Nicky Fairey. Last reply by brad shores Jan 24, 2020.


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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

    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



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