Yes! Very soon! I am in the process of purchasing a home, so life is very hectic right now. I will have time soon though. I want to start playing on a regular basis. Wanna do Third Thurs again when the weather is warmer? I need to learn some new tunes, too. :)
I am actually the tech guy at Avella HS. I created the account so I could be sure I enabled all the necessary URLs. Our band director and his kids will be using the site. I wouldn't know the top of a steel drum from the bottom. You should be hearing from them soon.
Thanks for the Welcome. I am 62 years old and have been working on my bucket list. Learning to play Pan is next on my list. as soon as I can find the money I will be making that purchase . Do you suggest a tenor Pan or starting with double seconds??
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
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!
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…