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Playing with Four Mallets on Lead 4 Replies

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 by Chris Garner. Last reply by Chris Garner Dec 2.

what do you play and who made it? 19 Replies

i play a lead made my david beery... it is a d pan and i have several others.  i have one made by UTP which made pans under the direction of Ellie Mannette in the 90's.  Linda plays a double guitar…Continue

Started by brad shores. Last reply by Chris Garner Dec 2.

Repaint used pans? 2 Replies

I have purchased a used set of seconds. They are currently painted "silver" all round. Paint is chipped and in generally poor condition. Is it okay to strip (chemical), prime and re-paint with rattle…Continue

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Started by Jeffrey Brown. Last reply by Jeffrey Brown Jan 9.


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    C Lead Tenor Pan for Sale


    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. 

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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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