Pretty sizzling ping over smoky quiet undertones.
The Paiste Traditional Ride Cymbal is great for quiet articulated playing. It delivers a dark, warm, and smoky sound with a soft, buttery stick feel; has a tight range with a complex, low mix.
Background: Paiste re-created lost cymbal sounds from traditional Blues, Swing, Big Band, Cool Jazz, Be-Bop and Hard Bop era of the 1930's to the 1960's
Innovation: First cymbal series to be researched and newly developed to achieve authentic historical, dark, oriental and rich sounds
Alloy: Patented Signature Bronze
Production: Manual craftsmanship. Hand hammering, hand lathing. Proprietary manufacturing methods
Applications: Soft to medium loud settings. Live and recording. Classic to modern Jazz, Blues, Swing, Big Band, Country, Funk, Reggae, R&B and Soul as well as Pop and moderate Rock. Also excellently suited for acoustic and vocal-oriented music and percussive playing with sticks, mallets, or hands. The Paiste Traditional Ride Cymbal is very well suited for classical applications and swelling accents
Users: Professional musicians, inspired professional drummers, enthusiasts, collectors. All players who need warm, traditional sound and soft, responsive feel in their cymbals
Sound: Dark, broad, complex, warm, smoky, oriental and sparkling with special emphasis on volume control, dynamics and stick feel. Some models feature particularly soft, trashy or dirty qualities