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„I like gear that I know I will never need to make excuses for; I only want to use instruments that I can just sit down, play, and will sound good to everyone. I always struggled to find that with cymbals until the first time I played a Paiste Ride Cymbal. After that moment, the choice moving forward was so clear. “
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Bryan De Leon is a drummer and producer from Los Angeles, CA. He took his first drum lesson at 10 years old and by 12 was playing in multiple bands around the city. He graduated from the Los Angeles County High School for the Arts in 2011 and in 2012 embarked on his first U.S. tour. Since then he has appeared live and on recording with The Drums, Albert Hammond Jr., Ethel Cain, Grandma, Lil Aaron, Ekkstacy, Launder, The Shaking Hands, and many more.
Sizes: 18", 19", 20", 21", 22", 24"
Sound character: Warm, deep, brilliant, lush. Medium wide range, complex mix. Responsive, giving feel. Warm luscious crashes with swift fade. Airy, defined ping over wide multi-layered wash. Broad, musical, integrated bells. Multifunctional design to work well as both crashes and rides in medium low to loud settings.
Sizes: 14", 15"
Sound character: Rich, warm, lush, deep. Wide range, complex mix. Giving and responsive feel. Broad, warm open sound. Compact, lush chick sound. Extremely versatile hi-hat, perfectly suited for dynamic, articulated playing in a wide range of styles. “They are just chunky enough, but not overpowering. They are a little more chocolaty than the classic 602s”, describes Vinnie Colaiuta.
Sound character: Full, silky, powerful, deep. Fairly wide range, fairly complex mix. Responsive, soft feel with powerful attributes. Somewhat papery stick sound with a glassy undertone over fairly dark and cloudy wash. Very versatile ride cymbal with good crash-ability for classic rock music applications. Developed in co-operation with the legendary "Van Halen" drummer Alex Van Halen.