Precise energy and powerful projection for rock, jazz, and fusion
Made with CuSn8 Bronze, also known as "2002 Bronze", the Paiste 2002 series is based on the first cymbal series fully developed for electronically amplified music. During the 1960's developing Beat and Rock music required cymbal sound to match the new frequencies and volume levels and in 1967 the Giant Beat series was created - The 2002 was developed 1971 fusing the power of the Giant Beat with the differentiation of the Jazz series Formula 602.
Paiste once again makes the 2002 a core series for the future, as the best and most innovative Dimensions models are incorporated into the newly expanded 2002, adding current trend cymbal sound to this venerable line. Used by countless top players world-wide over three decades to create a significant portion of our modern music heritage.
Working musicians who play medium to very loud settings - live and recording - country, R&B, rock, jazz-rock, progressive, metal, grunge, and modern hybrids rooted in those styles will appreciate the bright, warm, and musically precise energy levels and powerful projection characteristics of this 22" ride.