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Mike Mangini Masterclass

West Coast Drum Shop is proud to announce a 3-hour masterclass with the great Mike Mangini! Limited to 30 people, this is a rare opportunity to learn from one of the top drummers in the world.

We suggest bringing sticks, a practice pad, a foot practice pad, a double pedal, a stand, and a throne. Non-drummers are welcome, all skills levels encouraged to attend.

Mike Mangini is pleased to announce three additional perks for his master class attendees, who will receive an email from Mike’s Master Class Team containing the following items:

1.     1-Hour Follow-Up Online Group Zoom Class: Choose your preferred date, then receive information to join Mike for a 1-hour online session so Mike can summarize the topics covered in his Master Classes and also tend to major issues students have.

2.     25% Immediate Discount Code on MixWave “Mangini Roman Temple” Kontakt Player Kit: Exclusively for master class attendees, enjoy a special discount on Mike's MixWave sample collection, featuring his 11-piece set of mix-ready drums for Kontakt Player.

3.     10% Immediate Discount Code on ALL Three Rhythm Knowledge Books Sold on Mike’s Shopify Store.

Don't miss out on these exclusive benefits—reserve your spot now!

Mike Mangini is a Grammy-winning drummer, composer, songwriter, and music educator renowned for his versatile and prolific career. Born in Waltham, Massachusetts, in 1963, Mangini's journey into the world of music began early, earning him accolades and awards across various genres.Mangini's prowess as a drummer and songwriter came to the forefront in 2010 when he secured the drum seat for the progressive rock giants, Dream Theater, following a globally televised audition captured in the documentary "The Spirit Carries On." Since then, he has been an integral part of Dream Theater, contributing to albums like Dream Theater, Self-Titled, Distance Over Time, and A View From the Top of the World.His Grammy journey includes wins and nominations for Best Metal Performance, with notable victories in 2021 for "The Alien" and previous nods for tracks like "The Enemy Inside" (2013) and "On The Backs of Angels" (2011). Beyond Dream Theater, Mangini has showcased his drumming skills with artists such as U.K., John Petrucci, Steve Vai, Tribe of Judah, Extreme, and Dale Bozzio's Missing Persons.Mangini's excellence extends to drum contests and auditions, winning the worldwide Dream Theater drummer audition in 2010 and securing first place in Boston's Best Rhythm Section All Styles in 1989. His achievements as a drummer also include multiple awards as an outstanding musician in jazz band competitions and various first-place finishes in Battle of the Bands contests.As a music composer, Mangini released his solo album, "Invisible Signs," in 2023, showcasing his talents as a producer, songwriter, lyricist, and drummer. His composition credits extend to Dream Theater albums and collaborations with artists like Extreme.In the realm of education, Mangini served as part of Berklee College of Music's Percussion Faculty from 2000 to 2010, earning recognition as a top-tier professor. For both Pearl and Zildjian he was the #1 clinician. His instructional materials, including DVDs like "The Grid," have garnered awards from publications like Modern Drummer Magazine and DRUM! Magazine. Mangini's "Rhythm Knowledge" system, a cognitive and computer science-based learning approach, has gained worldwide attention through international drum magazines.Beyond his musical achievements, Mangini has been the subject of the award-winning documentary "A Drummer's Dream" and featured on the Discovery Channel's "Timewarp." His commitment to education is further exemplified by his private drum instruction business and solo drum clinic tours.Mike Mangini's journey from a young percussionist in Waltham to a Grammy-winning drummer and respected educator underscores his dedication, versatility, and impact on the world of


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This class cannot be purchased online. Please contact the store for more information.