I think Mike was selling them, just himself. I should have gotten copies of his books when I had the chance, but his web store is down (he says. Mike Mangini’s Rhythm Knowledge. Front Cover. Mike Mangini, Frank Dolan Bibliographic information. QR code for Mike Mangini’s Rhythm Knowledge. Mike Mangini is a role model for music education. His dedication to understanding all aspects of rhythm and to playing with emotion and confidence is incessant.

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This post really requires a bit of familiarity with Mangini’s Rhythm Knowledge I seem to go through this from time to time. For this, I would just spend a lot of time playing it half speed, then full speed, then as slow as you can bear to play it, and speed it up from there. Find all posts by whitecatcafe.

Mike Mangini Rhythm Knowledge Practice Confusion – DRUMMERWORLD OFFICIAL DISCUSSION FORUM

From what I recall the concept was to play each individual exercise for 90 minutes. The band would look at me and say ‘That is 12 times’ and I would say ‘Yeah, for you it is twelve, for me it is 5’.

Very informative, and just what I was looking for. Mike Mangini Rhythm Knowledge Practice Confusion I remember trying to 90 minutes practice schedule, but it was too much for me. Granted, one thing that I do that helps influence a proper practicing mindset and probably a little bit controversial to some is, while I am using Tempo Advanced on my iTouch, I am also playing, in the background also on the same iTouch a specific subliminal message MP3 that relates to “improving music skills.

Time signature becomes irrelevant, and you pay attention to speed you should use a non-accented click for your time keeper. How exactly is it meant to be played together?


The other is this: Now, I am currently using this kind of a grid for practicing the “chop-builders,” such as Stick Control, Accents and Rebounds the follow-up to Stick Controland also the couple of exercises off of the Secret Weapons DVD.

I knowledg try and repeat that same exercise for the next few weeks. As I say, after seeing him in clinic a few times, this seems to be the way he looks at things.

Your forearms and hands might get blasted by the jump in workload. Or rather that my one limb, e. Send a private message to whitecatcafe. Say single stroke rolls with the hands for example. I find it better to practice stuff till it feels and sounds good, and really being aware of what I’m doing instead of having an eye to a clock. Sorry to bump a thread, rhhythm I’d really like some thoughts on this.

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If you have the patience, go for it. You could do this with doubles, paradiddles, hands, feet So if you were playing a 2 and 12, your phrase would be 6 and 1, i.

Is he talking of spending this time mastering ONE exercise at a time, or am I looking at this too clinically? Originally Posted by ZiGglA. I’ve read Mangini’s Rhythm Knowledge, which really appealed to my inner scientist, but since then I’ve struggled to practice confidently.

Originally Posted by Eyamsiyu Knlwledge also applying the Rhythm Knowledge method to my practicing, albeit only a few certain pages in the book. I would not recommend jumping from “regular” practice right into a 90 minute single stroke roll.

The exact exercise need not be the same every day or even within the same practice session. Again, your time signature becomes irrelevant and the speed at which you play it is all that matters.


Send a private message knnowledge Elpecs. In the last clinic, he was like ‘So this fill is in 12’s, well, it’s 27 hits’ and then he’d play it. The common denominator is the motion of the single stroke roll.

I’m also applying the Rhythm Knowledge method to my practicing, albeit only a few certain pages in the book. Find all posts by Jeff Almeyda. Doing this tends to alleviate the possibility of getting bored, which comes in handy if you tend to be ADD, like myself. Jeff Almeyda Senior Consultant. If I don’t get any responses this time around, I’ll leave it.

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The time now is Some products discussed here may not be available outside the USA. He strongly recommends playing larger odd subdivisions such as 13 or 17 notes per beat because the concentration required to count such unfamiliar note groupings will serve to keep the tempo down and allow you to really do it right. It will help you learn how each song goes, on the first two, then when you really slow it down, that’s knowledve you put all of your repetitions of a song.

The more repetitions the better, but as for how many, I would place a number based on how long you have to learn the song. Use this forum to exchange ideas and information with your fellow drummers.