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"I think if you can get a low C tenor for $500 from vista pan, then you are doing pre…"

brad shores replied Nov 10, 2020 to Vista Pans

2 Jan 13
Reply by david L irvine

"I also have supertracks available at"

brad shores replied Feb 18, 2020 to Newbie

2 Feb 22, 2020
Reply by Mike Cook

"Looks very interesting Nicky!  Thanks for sharing"

brad shores replied Jan 24, 2020 to Steel Pan App

1 Jan 24, 2020
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"I have stripped off paint and i have also stripped off thermal tape using a heat gun…"

brad shores replied Dec 30, 2018 to Repaint used pans?

2 Jan 9, 2019
Reply by Jeffrey Brown

"Hello Beth... looks to me like the hangers are just in the wrong spot. You might hav…"

brad shores replied Dec 31, 2017 to Odd pan layout

1 Dec 31, 2017
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"Hello Wim If you to my web site and look under "supertracks"…"

brad shores replied Nov 11, 2017 to Background music

1 Nov 11, 2017
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"Hi John... I would add that double seconds music could utilize lower notes on the sc…"

brad shores replied Feb 15, 2017 to Solo Sheet Music for Double Seconds

2 Feb 15, 2017
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"Yes that it what i thought it was... the one problem i see is that this eliminates a…"

brad shores replied Oct 31, 2016 to New to this

6 Feb 12, 2017
Reply by Chris Garner

"There used to be a thing called a "Midi" pan... it had slightly different note patte…"

brad shores replied Oct 17, 2016 to New to this

6 Feb 12, 2017
Reply by Chris Garner

"Im not familiar with that kind of a pan, but maybe someone is on this site.    As fo…"

brad shores replied Oct 17, 2016 to New to this

6 Feb 12, 2017
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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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