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Michael Miheli

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Paiste Artist Since
October 2010

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Biography

Hi, My name is Mike Miheli. I am a Drummer, Recording Engineer, Producer, Songwriter and Drum Teacher. I have performed on various concert bills featuring the following artists: Kenny Wayne Shepherd, ZZ Top, Little Feat, Eric Burdon, B.B. King, Buddy Guy, Jason Bonham, Tower of Power, Humble Pie, Mark Farner (Grand Funk), The James Gang, Joe Walsh, Todd Rundgren, Albert Collins, Steve Morse, Johnny Winter, Rick Derringer, Donnie Iris, Blue Oyster Cult, Meatloaf, Son Seals, Robbie Krieger (The Doors), Guitar Shorty, Susan Tedeschi, Tommy Castro, Mason Rufner, Derek Trucks, Mary Cutrufello, Joe Bonamassa, Bloodline, Steve Jochum, Carvin Jones and more.

Setup Cymbals

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    Sizes: 20", 21"
    Volume: Medium
    Weight: Medium

    Sound character: Dry, rich, silky, strong. Medium range, fairly complex mix. Very controllable and fairly dry feel. Silvery ping over rather short sustained and dusty wash. Ideally suited for articulated and precise playing in most musical styles such as R&B, Funk, Pop and Country.

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    Sizes: 24"
    Volume: Medium
    Weight: Medium

    Sound character: Medium bright, full, energetic, sizzling, exotic. Wide range, complex mix. Giving, responsive feel. Strong, earthy ping with silvery highs over an energetic, exotic wash. Swelling to explosive, trash infused crash sound. Large cymbal with immense sound capacity and an extensive range of dynamics, being fully controllable at various volume levels. "This 24" Swish Ride is the perfect complementary ride to my setup. I use it directly to the right of my 24" Deep Ride. It has all the characteristics for today's music." - John "JR" Robinson

  • Sounds
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    Sizes: 12"
    Volume: Medium
    Weight: Medium

    Sound character: Bright, crisp. Narrow range, clean mix. Fast, responsive feel. Clear, defined open sound. Crisp chick sound. Articulate hi-hat primarily conceived to accompany the cajon. Also well suited for percussionists or drummers in acoustic styles or as an auxiliary hi-hat.

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    Sizes: 5", 5 1/2", 6", 6 1/2", 7", 7 1/2", 8", 5 pc Set, 7 pc Set
    Volume: Soft
    Weight: Medium

    Sound character: Bright, warm, full, brilliant. Wide range, clean mix. Soft, extremely responsive. Explosive, shattering, glassy attack with modulating warm, full, long fade. Features an exotic, very dominant center tone with lively, flanging over- and undertones. Available individually or as sets on hardware mountable 5 and 7 arm holders. Well suited for upside down mounting over a ride bell.

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