Adding more color and pizazz to your drum repertoire is as simple as including more effects cymbals in your setup, and for that you're definitely in the right catalog. Thin China cymbals have a unique, trashy attack, low wash and a wide frequency range that makes them extremely popular with percussionists spanning countless styles. Even better is that each of today's most popular cymbal manufacturers offer their own exceptional thin China cymbals, including Zildjian, Sabian, Meinl and Paiste.
As you browse this page, you'll find that thin China cymbals are offered in a wide array of designs to suit every budget. For example, if you're new to China cymbals and are looking for something that's affordable and traditional, check out the Meinl HCS China Cymbal. Available in sizes ranging from 12" to 18", this entry-level China cymbal delivers an explosive sound with dark undertones that's perfect for heavy metal groups. Or how about the Zildjian ZBT China Cymbal - it comes in 16" and 18", has plenty of volume and produces a fast decay that makes it ideal for special accents.
Now for those of you who are well-versed with thin China cymbals and want to try something a bit different, you have more than one option here. For one, there's the Sabian AA Holy China. What you have here is the result of Sabian's innovative team coming together to create a cymbal with a higher profile, raised pitch, louder volume and longer sustain. Or, maybe you'd like to reward yourself with a China cymbal that was clearly designed with the professional in mind - if so, then feast your eyes on the Paiste Signature Thin China Cymbal. From lightning-fast accents to intricate ride playing, any stage veteran will be blown away by the incredible sound quality and craftsmanship of this masterpiece.
Whether you play jazz, prog rock, classic rock or metal, the versatility of a China cymbal makes it fitting for virtually any genre - and as you can see from your choices in this section, there are more than enough thin China cymbals on today's market to pick from. So enjoy browsing this selection and before you know it you'll be expanding your drum performance in ways you've never imagined.