Podcast Episode 146: Stanley Clarke’s Mike Mitchell, Developing the Weaker Hand, Tempest Bell Bronze Snare, and More

In this episode Mike and Mike discuss rising star Mike Mitchell, who’s currently legendary jazz/fusion bassist Stanley Clarke’s drummer of choice. The education segment focuses on exercises for developing the weaker hand. Up for review is a mammoth 8×14 bell bronze snare from German company Tempest. After fielding a few listener questions, the show concludes with picks of the week.

Show Notes

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Mike Mitchell feature interview
“Developing the Weaker Hand” article
Tempest 8×14 bell bronze snare
Dream Cymbals


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Modern Drummer Podcast With Mike and Mike is a show that explores the topics that drummers love the most. Sit in during weekly conversations between Modern Drummer managing editor, Mike Dawson, and founder and MD columnist, Mike Johnston, as they geek out on drumming technique, practice methods, and favorite exercises and offer insight on the latest gear and industry happenings. For additional episodes visit: Advertisement