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Specifics of Chord Progressions
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This may be a case of reading just enough to be dangerous but here goes anyway. I'm trying to get the scales most frequently played on the pan memorized and I'm trying to get this chord progression…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Chris Garner May 16, 2016.

Chesapeake Steel Band, CSB, Auditions
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The CSB currently has 8 members; a drummer, a 6 bass, 2 double seconds and 5 leads. We are ready to grow the band by additions to the engine room, and the rhythm and bass sections. We are based in…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by brad shores Jan 5, 2016.

Iko Iko
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Seems to me I saw, or heard, a version of Iko-Iko somewhere on Panland.  Am I not looking in the right place or am I just getting old?Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Bill Willetts Sep 17, 2015.

Looking for a good used lead pan
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Hello all...I'm trying to find a good used lead pan for a friend. Anybody know where I can find one for sale?Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by John skoczen Dec 3, 2015.

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Kevin McPadden replied to Aaron Abrahamson Cote's discussion iPad/Technology
"Hello all...with gobs of free time on my hands, thanks to Covid and a recent retirement, I just discovered the forScore app. I've downloaded it and am now in the process of digitizing all my sheet music from Brad, Aaron and from a few years…"
Jun 26, 2020

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Lying in Annapolis, MD, aboard the Trawler, 'Avalon'

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Old Mill HS Steel Winter Concert

If you are in the Annapolis area, the Old Mill High School Steel Band directed by Mike Miller has their 2016 Winter concert on Fr04Mar at 7:00 PM. Special guest Gary Gibson from Seattle will be performing with the kids. This is always an inspiring and rewarding event, don't miss it!!

Posted on March 1, 2016 at 4:12pm

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At 6:08pm on February 1, 2014, brad shores said…

hi kevin! thanks for joining panland!

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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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