The Fresh Cut Orchestra

Anwar Marshall

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Paiste Artist Since
August 2018

Nationality
United States

Main Affiliation
The Fresh Cut Orchestra

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Setup

Anwar Marshall

Cymbals listed from left to right

14" Masters Dark Hi-Hat
19" Formula 602 Modern Essentials Crash
22" Masters Thin
20" Signature Traditionals Light Flatride

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Biography

Anwar M. Marshall is a native of Philadelphia, Pa. He was introduced to music early on by his mother and father who are both accomplished musicians and music educators. He received a drum set as a Christmas gift, and then studied drum set and percussion in Philadelphia public school with Carl Mottola. He attended the High School for Creative and Performing Arts (CAPA) and received his Bachelor’s degree from the University of the Arts where he studied with Erik Johnson and Joe Nero. He was also mentored by Byron Landham, Mike Boone, Sid Simmons and many other Philadelphia area musicians. Anwar has been fortunate enough to collaborate with musicians such as Orrin Evans, The Captain Black Big Band, Ed Cherry, Tim Warfield, Dave Douglas, Christian McBride, Pat Metheny, Robert Glasper, Adam Blackstone, Somi, Kurt Rosenwinkel, Peter Bernstein, and John Swana. He is also co-leader of a ten-piece ensemble, the Fresh Cut Orchestra, with trumpeter Josh Lawrence and Jason Fraticeli.

Setup Cymbals

  • Details

    Sizes: 20", 22", 24"
    Volume: Soft
    Weight: Light

    Sound character: Dark, soft, warm, deep. Medium wide range, complex mix. Buttery feel, very responsive. Fine stick sound with hints of silver and wood over a broad, low-pitched warm, deep, multilayered wash. Wide, warm, full crash sound. Very lively, controllable. Multifunctional cymbal for refined ride playing and swelling, deep crashes. Also well suited for mallet playing mallets.

  • 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