For subtle accents.
Sound Character: Dark, transparent, warm. Loose frequency range, very complex mix. Very sensitive, soft response and feel. Suitable for light ride playing in larger sizes.
Background: Re-create lost cymbal sounds from the Blues, Swing, Big Band, Cool Jazz, Be-Bop and Hard Bop era of the 1930s to the 1960s.
Innovation: First cymbal series to be researched and newly developed to achieve authentic historical sound.
Alloy: Patented Signature Bronze
Production: Manual Craftsmanship - Hand Hammering, Hand Lathing, Proprietary Methods
Applications: Soft to medium loud settings - Live and Recording - Historic to Modern Jazz, Blues, Swing & Big Band, also well suited for acoustic music
Users: Working Musicians, Enthusiasts, Collectors - All players who need traditional sound and feeling in their cymbals
Sound: Dark, complex, warm, smoky, with special emphasis on control and stick feeling - Some models feature particularly soft, trashy or dirty qualities
Looks: Complex surface structures, distinct hammering patterns and varied lathing patterns - Bare aesthetics consistent with historical cymbals, minimal black silk screening
Recognition: Enthusiastic approval from international drumming community - Critical acclaim in percussion magazine reviews