C.G. Ryche

Independent

C.G. Ryche

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About

Paiste Artist Since
January 2004

Nationality
United States

Main Affiliation
Independent

Website
www.cgryche.com

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„I never found a cymbal with the Response or Fidelity that Paiste has for both Recording or Live. For me its Paiste or Nothing!“

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Biography

Visionary Recording Artist, Award-Winning Filmmaker & Master Percussionist C.G. Ryche is a one-of a-kind artist with a one-of-a-kind vision. Ryche has been called "The New Breed of Percussionists" and "A Modern-Day Roger Waters" by his peers for his creativity in pushing the boundaries of Sight, Sound, and Imagination in the music industry. As a Recording Artist, C.G. writes and produces all his music. Music reviewer Travis Sabaitis quoted C.G. Ryche as "An unbelievable Composer, truly ahead of his time." Ryche's music has been performed by college marching bands on ABC's Dancing with the Stars and is currently used by the U.S. Marine Corp. to inspire the troops on foreign soil. His unique blend of Rhythm and Visionary Compositions can be heard in countless Cirque &; Dance performances globally as well as many Motion Pictures. In 2007 "C.G. Ryche - Echoes of Silence" live concert DVD was released on PBS and has been acclaimed as "A Must see for the Whole Family" (PBS Affiliate / KVCR) and currently airs successfully nationwide on public television. Internationally known for his dazzling showmanship, large scale drum choreography, and innovative approach to music, C.G. was called a "Master Percussionist"; by Remo Inc. Ryche has performed for many Nationwide Tours, Top Drum Festivals, National DVD releases, and numerous Television Appearances. C.G. has choreographed drumming for the NFL, The Walt Disney Company, Hewlett-Packard, Hollywood Pictures, PBS, National Touring Artists, Major MMA Events, and Drum Festivals. C.G. has traveled the world to teach drumming, percussion, and filmmaking. C.G. has won several awards for his film scores and songs in the film, and with his new large-scale theatrical concerts "Mystic Rhythm", Ryche continues to push the envelope with his artistry as a recording artist, film composer, and drummer/percussionist.

Setup Cymbals

  • Details

    Sizes: 20"
    Volume: Loud
    Weight: Heavy

    Sound character: Bright, steely, energetic. Fairly narrow range, slightly complex mix. Heavy feel. Glassy, strong ping that's drier, more raw, wooden in the un-lathed zone, and livelier, crisper, richer in the lathed zone. Fairly raw, earthy, complex wash that's very tight and controlled. Loud, piercing bell. Cutting, variable ride cymbal with distinct playing zones for articulate playing in louder settings. "This is the one. Covers the most demanding players." - Carl Palmer

  • Sounds
  • Details

    Sizes: 14"
    Volume: Medium
    Weight: Light

    Sound character: Earthy, warm, dry, washy. Fairly narrow range, complex mix. Soft, giving and responsive feel. Depending on how aggressively you tighten the pair, they offer a range from dry, trashy hi-hat sounds to shattering, noisy-washy crash effects.

  • Sounds
  • Details

    Sizes: 16", 18", 20"
    Volume: Loud
    Weight: Heavy

    Sound character: Bright, metallic, aggressively roaring, very strong, raw. Wide range, fairly clean mix. Heavy with a comfortable feel. Aggressive, shattering attack with a roaring crash. Modern China sound with a grungy touch. Well suited for loud and very loud musical applications.

  • Sounds
  • Details

    Sizes: 16", 18"
    Volume: Medium
    Weight: Medium

    Sound character: Fairly trashy, bright attack, low wash. Wide frequency range, fairly clean mix. Explosive response, fast fade. Size range allows everything from quick accents to complex ride playing.

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