David Chiverton

Independent

David Chiverton

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Paiste Artist Since
October 2020

Nationality
United States

Main Affiliation
Independent

Website
WWW.DCHIVMUSIC.COM

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„PAISTE cymbals are the ultimate musical instrument......These cymbals always fit perfectly in any situation and they NEVER get in the way!“

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Biography

David is a Miami native groomed and nurtured by his loving parents. His mother Angela, was an active member of a quartet-singing group named, The Miracle Lights; this allowed David to be surrounded by Gospel music/musicians and pushed him to hone his craft By the age of 12, he was introduced to the music and ministry of Pastor Marc Cooper and Cooper Temple COGIC. He was featured on a Gospel project titled "Jesus Is The Real Thing by The Miami Music Workshop Choir." From then, he became the full-time drummer for Cooper Temple COGIC. He later attended Miami Northwestern Senior High where he became a member of the marching band and the well-respected jazz ensemble. Upon graduating from high school, he was offered a full academic scholarship to Florida International University (F.I.U.) and a position as a key player in the university’s BigBand. The FIU BigBand has performed with artists such as Arturo Sandoval, IngredJensen, and Nicole Henry to name a few. 
While focusing on his college career, David linked up with super producer of Miami Florida, "Bigg D," where he was the featured drummer every Wednesday night at Miami L.I.V.E at Santos Miami. With this weekly club gig, David has shared the stage with artists ranging from "John Legend" to "Lil Wayne." The visibility of his skills began to broaden, allowing for David to explore other avenues in his performance career. 
David completed a life goal, as he walked across the stage and received his Bachelor’s Degree in Jazz Perfomance, April 2010. He is currently touring and recording with various talents and has been highlighted as one of South Florida’s most sought after musicians. David has remained humble and passionate and has vowed to dedicate his life to music. Prepare yourself…because this drummer’s beat will captivate your ears and hearts for many years to come.

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    Sizes: 20", 21", 22"
    Volume: Medium
    Weight: Medium

    Sound character: A fusion of darkness, energy, projection and brilliance. Very wide range, complex, musical mix. Responsive feel, extremely controllable. Woody, silvery, spanky ping over crunchy, thriving wash. Extremely versatile, flexible ride for wide ranging application in modern blended music styles. Mark II: Tends to be a bit livelier and brighter. This manifests itself in the overall sound character and in particular in the bell and ping sound. Mark II also has a bit more volume potential due to its more open character.

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

    Sound character: Full, rich, energetic with a definite dark side. Crunchy, with a meaty bite. Very wide range, very complex mix. Extremely balanced, very responsive feel. Full dark, rich, shimmering, biting open/closed sound. Beautiful, fat, meaty, crisp, cutting chick sound. Fast, responsive, articulate with excellent feel and playability. An immensely versatile hi-hat that combines finesse and articulation with raw energy and cutting power.

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    Sizes: 10"
    Volume: Soft
    Weight: Light

    Sound character: Warm, airy, breathy. Medium range, complex mix. Very explosive response with quick decay. Soft feel. A fast, light accent effect cymbal for many musical styles.

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    Sizes: 16", 17", 18", 19", 20"
    Volume: Medium
    Weight: Light

    Sound character: Dark, warm, smoky. Medium wide range, complex mix. Buttery, soft feel with quick response. Rich, dark, mystical crash sound with tender clarity. Extremely lively cymbal for broad accents and crashes in intimate to semi-loud settings. Well suited for delicate ride patterns or mallet swells. «For those guys who really appreciate just having a cymbal that can do everything, the larger Dark Crashes can do anything. Very crash-able, and if you want to ride on them, they will give you all the ride patterns in the world.» - Gregory Hutchinson

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    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.

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