Mike Morgan
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Mike Morgan
East End Drifters / Session
New York
Small Venue Kit:
Finish: Bentley Blue Powder Coat
Kick: 14x20
Rack Tom Tom: 8x12
Floor Tom Tom: 14x14
Snare: 5x14

The Small Venue kit features a rail consolette Tom Tom Mount and Bass Drum mounted Ride and Splash cymbal holders, old school sensibility because light weight hardware is EVERYTHING on club gigs!

Larger Venue Kit:
Finish: Anodized Blue Flame Millusion
Kick: 14x22
Rack Tom Tom: 8x12
Floor Tom Tom: 14x14
Floor Tom Tom: 16x16
Snare: 5x14

This one of a kind finish was made in 2006 and the kit features everything it takes to get a great sound in larger venues. All drums have internal May microphones installed. This kit also features a rail consolette Tom Tom Mount and Bass Drum mounted Ride and Splash cymbal holders.

Additional Snare Drums:
Trick 6 1/2 x 14 OCC Limited Edition, pin-striping by Brando
Trick 5x14 Mercedes Silver Flame Vent
Trick 5x14 Bentley Blue (as a spare on gigs)
Trick 4x14 Black Kodiac
Trick 4x14 Hammer Tone Powdercoat
Trick 5x14 Mercedes Silver 25th Anniversary Edition
Trick 6 1/2 x 14 Anodized Blue Millusion (one of a kind)
Trick 6 1/2 x 14 Anodized Blue/ Raw Millers (one of a kind)

Trick Hardware:
Pro 1V Double Pedal
Custom Blue Cymbal Quick Releases (must be 2 dozen of them around here)
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A long time veteran of the Rochester NY and San Francisco music scene, Mike has taken the stage with a diverse range of musical ensembles ranging from Celtic Rock to Post Apocalyptic Surf Punk bands.

Mike is currently playing with the Rochester NY based "East End Drifters", a talented ensemble of veteran players from the region laying down soulful renditions of everything from Chicago Blues all the way up to ambitious covers of Steely Dan. The list of bands with whom Mike has performed include: The Regi Hendrix Band , The Drifters, Canival Cruise Lines, The Wild Geese, Buster and his Merry Band Of Thieves, Roosevelt Dean and the Spellbinders, The Rob Buck Band (of 10,000 maniacs), Exhibit A, Arpad and The New Sons of the Industrial Revolution, Bohemian Fringe And Many Others with CD or Vinyl releases from several of them, no longer in print.

He studied Drums and Percussion with John Beck of the Eastman School of Music, Chuck Morey, Vinny Ruggerio (Miles Davis Quartet), Barrett Deems (Chicago’s worlds fastest drummer) and Ted Reed (Author of Synchopation). Proficient at drum kit, orchestral percussion & mallet instruments. Musically, his influences include: Bernard Purdie, Rick Moratta, Davey Tough, Chick Webb, Mitch Mitchell, Dave Garibaldi and Danny Seraphine.

Mike also is an accomplished engraver, and has recently been engraving limited edition drums for the TRICK drum company as well as a select few smaller boutique drum makers.
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