Anthony Michelli

Independent

Anthony Michelli

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About

Paiste Artist Since
September 2001

Nationality
Canada

Main Affiliation
Independent

Website
www.anthonymichelli.com

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„Whether it be for live or in studio applications Paiste offers amazing cymbal lines for every style of music. These cymbals have stood the test of time continuing to remain the most consistent and relevant instruments, in tune with the players’ needs and with current sounds.“

Setup

Anthony Michelli

Cymbals listed from left to right

14" Masters Dark Hi-Hat
20" Signature Traditionals Light Flatride
20" Masters Dark Ride

Anthony Michelli

Cymbals listed from left to right

19" Masters Extra Thin
20" Signature Traditionals Light Flatride
14" Masters Dark Hi-Hat
21" Masters Dry Ride
22" Masters Swish

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Biography

Anthony Michelli, the Canadian born and internationally respected professional has fostered a creative and successful career in the music industry as an accomplished drum set performer, post-secondary educator and sound recording engineer and producer. Appreciative to be a member of various diverse projects featuring an extensive list of celebrated, distinguished composers and performers, Anthony is able to actualize his unique approach performing in several varied styles of music equally with respect and dedication to the art of creating Music. Through personal motivation, curiosity and dedication alongside his ever-persistent quest for knowledge, Anthony has been able to remain relevant, current and active for over two decades as an esteemed professional. In addition, Anthony has recorded and collaborated with innumerable artists in the contemporary jazz, original composition, world, popular and creative music genres spanning from 1995 to the present day with well over one hundred recordings listed in his discography. As the proprietor of Salem House Studio he is involved in producing, tracking, mixing, editing and mastering full recording projects in addition to drum and percussion tacking for other artists. Over the years he periodically leads his own group performing his own compositions. Anthony accredits any accolades under his name to the groundwork established by his mentors and elders that forged and opened the pathways. Inspired to keep a continuum, Anthony has made it a personal goal to remain true and creative in efforts to forge paths for young and aspiring musicians finding their place in the industry.

Setup Cymbals

  • Details

    Sizes: 20", 22"
    Volume: Soft
    Weight: Light

    Sound character: Dark, warm, smoky, breathy. Fairly wide range, complex mix. Soft feel with a quick response. Very well crashable. Controllable, peppery stick sound over a dark layered oriental, smoky wash. A ride cymbal that can easily be used in a small jazz club setting and flourish in other styles such as blues or country music.

  • Sounds
  • Details

    Sizes: 14", 15"
    Volume: Soft
    Weight: Medium

    Sound character: Dark, full, soft, multi-layered. Medium wide range, complex mix. Soft, responsive feel. Velvety sizzling open sound. Rich, dark chick sound. A sensitive hi-hat perfectly suited for light to medium heavy use within Jazz, Blues, Country and other acoustic music styles.

  • Sounds
  • Details

    Sizes: 22"
    Volume: Medium
    Weight: Light

    Sound character: Dark, soft, warm, exotic. Medium wide range, complex mix. Soft, highly responsive feel, very controllable. Broad silvery, wooden stick sound over a highly complex, deep, exotic wash. Low, smoky, dark crash. Lively cymbal for soft, sizzling ride patterns in lower volume styles. Also well suited for mystical mallet swells.

  • Sounds