"Tonal Spontaneity" is an upcoming documentary film, produced by Rich Mangicaro under his production company "Ram57 Productions". The film will focus on spontaneous performance and the various influences that inspire the players, including guided yoga classes with live music. The film will feature interviews with reputable yoga instructors, dancers and musicians, including yoga/drummer extraordinaire - Terry Bozzio.
On Tuesday July 28th, Rich was a guest on Terry Bozzio’s "The Art Of Drumming" show on the DrumChannel. The episode covered the subject of Drumming & Yoga and how practicing Yoga can have a very positive impact on your playing. If you missed the show it will be available for future viewing after Friday, July 31st. Log onto www.drumchannel.com and search for "The Art Of Drumming" - Drumming & Yoga, featuring Rich Mangicaro and Cheri Clampett.
In addition to his busy performance schedule and projects with Ram57 Productions, Rich has written a number of articles for top drum and percussion magazines throughout the world. His most recent article published was Abe Laboriel Jr’s cover story in the July/August issue of Drumhead Magazine. Rich just completed a feature article on Stevie Nicks' great groove drummer - Jimmy Paxson, which will be published in Modern Drummer’s November issue.