Christopher Amieva

Independent

Christopher Amieva

About

Paiste Artist Since
September 2013

Nationality
Mexico

Main Affiliation
Independent

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„My Paiste Cymbals are the main element on my drumming life, the connection between my ideas and my music. “

Setup

Christopher Amieva

Cymbals listed from left to right

18" Signature Mellow Crash
16" 2002 China
14" Formula 602 Modern Essentials Hi-Hat
10" Alpha Splash (discontinued)
16" Sound Formula Full Crash (discontinued)
6" 2002 Cup Chime
8" Signature Splash
14" Signature Thin China (discontinued)
20" Formula 602 Modern Essentials Ride
16" Sound Formula Power Crash (discontinued)
18" Alpha Thin Swiss Crash (as stack top)
16" Signature Thin China (as stack bottom)
20" Sound Formula Thin China (discontinued)
13" Sound Formula Medium Heavy Hi-Hat (discontinued)
17" Signature Dark Energy Crash Mark I

Videos & Pics

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Biography

Cristopher Amieva M , "The Tv Master" Cristopher was born May 29, 1978, Mexico City, Drummer, Percussionist, Producer, Dj, Author and Educator.The TV Master" Full musician with 21 years experience on TV and Radio, more than 1800 appearances on television, broadcasting all over the world with most important national and international Tv companies like: Televisa, Tv Azteca, Fox Sports, Sony Entertainment, Telehit , Disney Channel, Nickelodeon, Mvs, Netflix. With more than 700 artists like: Ricky Martin, Mariah Carey, Jlo, Westlife, Marc Anthony, Luis Fonsi, Diego Boneta, Eiza Gonzalez, Thalia, Shakira, Prince Royce, Yandel, Gloria Estefan, Celia Cruz, Carlos Vives, Juanes, Alizee, Sophie Ellis Bextor, Alejandro Sanz among others. Performing on a several talk shows, as a musical director, soap operas, showcases, concerts on the most important stages all over Mexico and has performed in show business, cultural, sports, memorials and awards events.

Setup Cymbals

  • Details

    Sizes: 16", 17", 18", 19"
    Volume: Medium
    Weight: Light

    Sound character: Dark body, full frequency spectrum, brilliant highs. Very wide range, complex, pleasing musical mix. Immediate, sensitive response, strong attack, controllable spread, even, layered fade. This crash combines silky, soft qualities with energy and projection for an incredibly versatile application range. Also extremely well suited as suspended cymbals and for mallet rolls.

  • Sounds
  • Details

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

    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.

  • Sounds
  • Details

    Sizes: 14"
    Volume: Soft
    Weight: Light

    Sound character: Exotic, warm, fluttering slightly tinny. Medium range, complex mix. Flabby feel. Very responsive, and quick fading. Extraordinary, explosive sound where precise accents are needed in many styles of music. Also well-suited for hand playing.

  • Sounds
  • Details

    Sizes: 8", 10"
    Volume: Medium
    Weight: Light

    Sound character: Warm, airy, snarling, silvery. Fairly wide range, complex mix. Soft feel with a very responsive, explosive splash sound. Low tuned effect cymbal for lively accents in moderate volume. Well suited for hand-playing. Vinnie Colaiuta explains: “They are sweet, they are these kind of punctuation marks in the background.”

  • Sounds