said:Here's a short clip showing the use of the kit. Being trained in Elementary School (Orchestra,) it helped me really like picking the right cymbal or drum to match a note on a wind or string instrument. Although I hit EVERYTHING on the kit except the 26", 18" and Pads in Outcry, this clip is enough to see why I have the splashes, trashes and toms arranged how I do. It is really, really hard to navigate some distances (you'll see I missed 1 18" Oriental hit,) but it is worth it and lots of fun. I'd love to try this on a 4 piece kit at a clinic one day, but it would not satisfy the young "kid" in me. I'm really happy most all DT fans support and allow me to share this kind of thing having it actually understood. You are the best ! Thanks
Check out the Drum-Cam footage of Mike Mangini's solo during the Dream Theater show on October 11th at the Mayo Performing Arts Center in Morristown, New Jersey.
said:Drum solo from behind the kit in NJ. I'll be changing this solo in 2012 when we go back to EU by the way. We wanted to keep the same theme for 2011 so everyone could see something similar each night and feel like they knew it a bit; much like wanting to see a song played a certain way. I do improvise this each night, but I do stay with the same themes of 7, then 5 then 7/16. All the polyrhythms over those signatures, like 17, 8 and other patterns, are felt in 7,5 & 7 if you're wanting to follow it.
Click here to read Loudwire's review of Dream Theater's show at the Beacon Theater in New York City on October 12th. The review includes a photo gallery of Dream Theater.
Here is a Tribute to Steve Jobs that Jordan wrote in his hotel room and performed before soundcheck in Quebec, Canada on October 9th, 2011. The song is performed on iPad using MorphWiz along with the Korg Kronos.
AMI Rowe Jukeboxes are hosting the Dream Theater promotion on their jukebox network. Find a location so you can sign up to WIN here:
The contest runs from 10/24-11/8. Their Facebook address is located below.
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A select amount of tickets have been made available for the sold out New York City Beacon Theater show. Grab them while they're hot and don't miss out on the fun as Dream Theater returns to their home town!