Designed with a 5A shaft, enlarged neck, and full taper, the Cindy Blackman Signature drumsticks feature a rounded arrow tip that creates a phat sound on drums and is full and clear on cymbals. These ... Read More
Designed with a 5A shaft, enlarged neck, and full taper, the Cindy Blackman Signature drumsticks feature a rounded arrow tip that creates a phat sound on drums and is full and clear on cymbals. These Vic Firth drumsticks give you great balance from top to bottom.
Cindy Blackman is an American jazz and rock drummer best-known for recording and touring with Lenny Kravitz. Blackman has recorded several straight-ahead jazz albums under her own name, and has performed with acclaimed jazz and rock artists, including Pharoah Sanders, Ron Carter, Sam Rivers, Cassandra Wilson, Angela Bofill, Buckethead, Bill Laswell, and Joe Henderson.
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I primarily play jazz and blues and bought these sticks for the harder rock/metal Times. My jazz sticks are VATER Hickory Manhattan 7A nylon tip (.528 Dia X 16�ۡ�ݕ�_ @54 grams) my Blues and heavier play sticks are Zildjian Hickory 5A wood Tip Dipped (.565 Dia x 16�ۡ�ݕ�_ @ 58 grams) The Cindy Blackman sticks come in at.568 x 16�ۡ�ݕ�_ @ 53 grams and have a bullet tip which played on the end of the tip Give a cymbal a more �ۡ��̏pingy�ۡ�ݕ�_ tone and when played otherwise give the cymbal A heavier fuller response similar to a 5b rock stick. The taper is No slouch either .270 at the tip as opposed to my Zil 5a that measures thinner at .230�ۡ��_. that�ۡ���s .040 more insurance against breaking, You tip Breakers need to check these out! These sticks fit certain jazz arrangements where a heavier voice is needed and if Your used to 7A nylons these sticks make it very easy to be slightly behind by A millisecond or so as to support instead of lead
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