Christopher Garcia

Christopher Garcia

About

Paiste Artist Since
April 1997

Nationality
United States

Other Affiliation
The Grand Mothers Reinvented

„PAISTE cymbals, sounds and gongs continue to inspire…. providing a unique resonance with continues to carry the music forward whether playing with fingers, hands, sticks, or mallets on 5 continents…“

Setup

Christopher Garcia

Cymbals listed from left to right

18" Signature Traditionals Extra Thin (discontinued)
16" Signature Thin China
16" Sound Creation Dark Flat Ride (prototype)
6" Signature Splash
8" Signature Splash
10" Dimensions Thin Splash (discontinued)
10" Sound Formula Splash (discontinued)

Christopher Garcia

Cymbals listed from left to right

13" Signature Dark Crisp Hi-Hat
7" 2002 Cup Chime
14" Signature Full Crash
10" Sound Formula Splash (discontinued)
8" Signature Splash
21" Signature Dry Heavy Ride (discontinued)
16" Signature Thin China
16" Sound Creation Dark Flat Ride (prototype)
15" Signature Sound Edge Hi-Hat (discontinued)
18" Signature Traditionals Extra Thin (discontinued)
12" Dimensions Thin China (Custom)

Biography

Christopher Garcia continues to perform, and compose as a multi instrumentalist in 28 countries on 5 continents, with either drum set, percussion of India, percussion of Meso America, EL MONSTRO percussion Or Marimba but always with PAISTE cymbals, gongs and metals.

Setup Cymbals

  • Details

    Sizes: 14"
    Volume: Medium
    Weight: Medium

    Sound character: Bright, full, warm, brilliant. Wide range, balanced, focused mix. Responsive feel. Bright, aggressive open sound. Sharp, cutting chick sound. Excellent for articulate playing.

  • 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.

  • Sounds
  • Details

    Sizes: 5", 5 1/2", 6", 6 1/2", 7", 7 1/2", 8", 5 pc Set, 7 pc Set
    Volume: Soft
    Weight: Medium

    Sound character: Bright, warm, full, brilliant. Wide range, clean mix. Soft, extremely responsive. Explosive, shattering, glassy attack with modulating warm, full, long fade. Features an exotic, very dominant center tone with lively, flanging over- and undertones. Available individually or as sets on hardware mountable 5 and 7 arm holders. Well suited for upside down mounting over a ride bell.

  • Sounds