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''Percussion Discussion'' feat. Rudy Kendall & Jo Kaster (Live Studio Recording) - DIGITAL DOWNLOAD

''Percussion Discussion'' feat. Rudy Kendall & Jo Kaster (Live Studio Recording) - DIGITAL DOWNLOAD

        ''Percussion Discussion'' is the first set of songs which were performed and recorded as a result of a musical collaboration between Rudy Kendall (steelpan) and Jo Kaster (cajon, djembe, percussion). Rudy and Jo began collaborating musically in 2011 after meeting while performing on the High Street and squares of Cologne, Germany. The pair has performed together before elated and energized audiences at multiple venues across Germany over the years, while bringing the authentic flavor and culture of the Caribbean steelpan, paired with the exotic, pulsating rhythms of the cajon and djembe in tow.     Remaining faithful...

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The Latest KaribPAN Creation: F Integral 9 #1 Handpan Sculpted With New, Higher Quality Shells

Author: Rudy Kendall

The Latest KaribPAN Creation: F Integral 9 #1 Handpan Sculpted With New, Higher Quality Shells

   KaribPAN is happy to introduce our first public offering of our nine note handpan which is constructed on a new batch of shells we are currently experimenting with. Without going into too much detail about our shells and their specifications, all of our previous handpans that we offered for sale were sculpted from shells that were originally 1.2 mm thick before we thinned them out with sand paper in order to get better resonance and tonal quality from them. As such, it was quite difficult getting the fifths tuned into all of the notes on our previous intruments. However,...

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KaribPAN 'D' Minor Handpan (Celtic Minor Series #3)

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KaribPAN 'D' Minor Handpan (Celtic Minor Series #3)

Brand new, finely tuned KaribPAN handpan in D Minor. This instrument is the third and final sound sculpture installation of our Celtic Minor Series. Free FedEX International Economy Shipping and 1 FREE TUNING in included with this offer. Notes: D, E, F G, A, Bb, C, D   View More Details In Our Online Store!

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The Steelpan Gig That Potentially Pays $2K Per Week (Which Most Pannists Are Proud To Turn Up Their Noses At)

Author: Rudy Kendall

Out of the tens of thousands of active pannists around the world, only a tiny percentage of such pannists are able to earn a living strictly from steelpan performances alone. In fact, regardless of the instrument involved, most musicians find it extremely challenging to line up sufficient gigs to make a living. Hence the reason why many musicians have day jobs and do not bother with making the difficult but necessary sacrifices needed in order to make a career out of musical performances whether on the paid stage or on the stages of the public spaces of the world.  The...

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Once Steelpan Ceases To Be Associated With Carnival There Will Be a Clean Slate to Start Anew Apart from the Bacchanal

Author: Rudy Kendall

The fiasco currently surrounding PanTrinbago and the National Carnival Commission (NCC) has unquestionably served to negatively impact the global perception of the state of steelpan affairs in the Mecca. The sobering news of Trinidad & Tobago Panorama 2016 pannists going unpaid until this very day, coupled with the recent media storm which has steadily been brewing around Keith Diaz (President of PanTrinbago) for the past couple of months presents some interesting questions. One interesting question which is a nice segue into the heart of this article is; ''Is it likely that Caribbean carnivals (especially T&T carnival) are more of a...

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