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Forum: Drum Technique 06-04-2014, 04:51 PM
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Posted By Lee Mangano
Re: Post your Greatest Weakness

Today move metronome to 150 bpm 16ths & next week 160 ...etc...
Forum: Drum Technique 04-16-2014, 04:38 PM
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Posted By Lee Mangano
Re: Post your Greatest Weakness

There is nothing wrong with the old saying "Take 1 step at a Time" and starting fresh, just do it with a plan...

1) get a metronome & use it religiously even on pad every day...
2) Buy AC/DC ...
Forum: Drum Technique 03-29-2014, 10:51 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,372
Posted By Lee Mangano
Re: What technique changed your drumming dramatically?

AH !!! ... never heard it that way & like it..."Back Swing" ...
Forum: Drum Technique 03-29-2014, 10:38 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,372
Posted By Lee Mangano
Re: What technique changed your drumming dramatically?

Same here...but I always considered traditional grip the Buddy Rich style on left stick ...and matched grip was, both hands hold the stick the same ?....

I started drumming @ 14 in drum corps...
Forum: Drum Technique 03-28-2014, 10:14 PM
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Views: 57,908
Posted By Lee Mangano
Re: Post your Greatest Weakness

there is no easy answer when having issues with left hand other than simply working from scratch with a metronome & start slow & build it up every day until where you want it !
Forum: Drum Technique 03-19-2014, 04:33 PM
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Posted By Lee Mangano
Re: Post your Greatest Weakness

Great point Jonathan regarding "Getting noticed"...back in the 70's & 80's every record company had an A&R dept that was the 1st step in the ladder to listen to 1,000's of demo's & we would re-send...
Forum: Drum Technique 03-17-2014, 06:15 PM
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Views: 57,908
Posted By Lee Mangano
Re: Post your Greatest Weakness

Don't look at the crowd....focus on the kit & playing...build short & short is good... solo around drum beats... you don't have to go all "Neil Peart" on us...maybe even have Bass Player bang some...
Forum: Drum Technique 03-16-2014, 08:07 PM
Replies: 377
Views: 159,287
Posted By Lee Mangano
Re: DRUM INSTRUCTION DVD & BOOK REVIEWS

HEADING: DRUM SCHOOL
NAME: Taking It To The Next Level

WORDED RATING:
DRUM SCHOOL consists of 6 professional drummers of all styles combining their experience & technique to share with the...
Forum: Drum Technique 03-14-2014, 04:05 PM
Replies: 597
Views: 57,908
Posted By Lee Mangano
Re: Post your Greatest Weakness

That's what what management & record co's are for...your the musician & need to find the right representative for you & your music...there's not a whole lot of musicians that even know how to market...
Forum: Drum Technique 03-14-2014, 03:59 PM
Replies: 597
Views: 57,908
Posted By Lee Mangano
Re: Post your Greatest Weakness

Both Bram & Bretton....your both a little too critical of yourselves and I'll be willing to bet your both excellent drummers ! I'm a teacher & wish half the students I have had over the years had...
Forum: Drum Technique 03-13-2014, 02:23 PM
Replies: 597
Views: 57,908
Posted By Lee Mangano
Re: Post your Greatest Weakness

Too Funny ! ... Yea ...my wife used to think i had a girl on the side & wouldn't believe I was actually just practicing drums .... told her ....the best relationship any guy could have ! No sweet...
Forum: Drum Technique 03-13-2014, 02:19 PM
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Views: 57,908
Posted By Lee Mangano
Re: Post your Greatest Weakness

Thats great Brian ... and the good part is, there will never be a law banning "Driving while Drumming" ... but thats because of our focus ...not like texting !!!
Forum: Drum Technique 02-18-2014, 04:58 PM
Replies: 597
Views: 57,908
Posted By Lee Mangano
Re: Post your Greatest Weakness

I actually practice even more because i was married !!!!! ...but that just me ! ...Good Luck with the Zepplin gig...I found the best way to get the right meter of any song is "sing the chorus" &...
Forum: Drum Technique 02-16-2014, 09:41 PM
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Views: 57,908
Posted By Lee Mangano
Re: Post your Greatest Weakness

Hey Bud... me too ! I never used my HH to keep meter either so no worries, I actually thought my left foot was screwing up my timing with just 1 more thing to do...

I practiced with a metronome...
Forum: Drum Technique 02-16-2014, 09:31 PM
Replies: 597
Views: 57,908
Posted By Lee Mangano
Re: Post your Greatest Weakness

Do what i do ...take shoes off & still work with your feet & pads...you don't need a pedal to start learning...you can still get your independence & rhythms together practicing your lower body...
Forum: Drum Technique 02-16-2014, 09:24 PM
Replies: 597
Views: 57,908
Posted By Lee Mangano
Re: Post your Greatest Weakness

before your completely bald try mastering just 1 issue at a time...then move on ...you have to focus on "sense of accomplishment" ...its that simple as you said your plates always full...If i were...
Forum: Drum Technique 02-16-2014, 09:23 PM
Replies: 597
Views: 57,908
Posted By Lee Mangano
Re: Post your Greatest Weakness

before your completely bald try mastering just 1 issue at a time...then move on ...you have to focus on "sense of accomplishment" ...its that simple as you said your plates always full...If i were...
Forum: Drum Technique 02-14-2014, 05:53 PM
Replies: 597
Views: 57,908
Posted By Lee Mangano
Re: Post your Greatest Weakness

It's been awhile since i posted my biggest weakness,.... I am having a huge issue with dealing with the fact after 40 yrs playing drums i will never experience the magic & power of music performing...
Forum: Drum Technique 02-14-2014, 05:07 PM
Replies: 597
Views: 57,908
Posted By Lee Mangano
Re: Post your Greatest Weakness

Thats it Tony ... nice post...sometimes these kids need a kick in the butt !!! ... needs to hang out more !!! ...."Kids" ...hang with a bass player & make music !!!
Forum: Drum Technique 02-14-2014, 01:56 PM
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Views: 57,908
Posted By Lee Mangano
Re: Post your Greatest Weakness

Larry not too many bands looking for drummers that would rather eat pie ? Hard to find, but maybe theres a resteraunt gig out there for you "all the pie you can eat
Forum: Drum Technique 02-13-2014, 11:34 PM
Replies: 597
Views: 57,908
Posted By Lee Mangano
Re: Post your Greatest Weakness

Thats why i suggested use a bass player because drum solo's really went out years ago & can be boring if too long ...and a bass ripping behind you will make it more interesting
Forum: Drum Technique 02-13-2014, 02:14 PM
Replies: 597
Views: 57,908
Posted By Lee Mangano
Re: Post your Greatest Weakness

Just write a short solo based around a few beats mixing fills in & maybe even work in a bass player to back it...thats alwatys "Cool"...
Forum: Drum Technique 02-13-2014, 02:10 PM
Replies: 597
Views: 57,908
Posted By Lee Mangano
Re: Post your Greatest Weakness

As long as it doesn't effect how play or you may lose the
chance of an after show date !!!
Forum: Drum Technique 02-12-2014, 03:30 PM
Replies: 597
Views: 57,908
Posted By Lee Mangano
Re: Post your Greatest Weakness

Lack of "Focus" is one of the greatest weakness every musician faces, even the best of them. So my advice is to find a zone in your head were nothing else matters whenever you put your sticks in your...
Forum: Drum Technique 11-29-2013, 07:28 PM
Replies: 377
Views: 159,287
Posted By Lee Mangano
Re: DRUM INSTRUCTION DVD & BOOK REVIEWS

NAME: Drum School "Taking It To The Next Level"

STAR RATING: *****

WORDED RATING: Drum School comes with a Book, 2 DvD's & 1 Cd. Every audio & visual lesson is recorded & filmed in 3 separate...
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