Dieter Steinmann

Freelance

Dieter Steinmann

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About

Paiste Artist Since
May 1990

Nationality
Germany

Main Affiliation
Freelance

Other Affiliations
Klaus Lage Band
Wolf Maahn
T.M. Stevens
Six Was Nine

Website
www.dietersteinmann.com

Follow Artist

„Paiste offers me great quality in craftsmanship and a wide range of sounds for any kind of musical style, from rock to jazz to symphonic. I'm simply happy with my Paiste's. “

Setup

Dieter Steinmann

Cymbals listed from left to right

14" Dimensions Thin/Heavy Hi-Hat (discontinued)
16" Signature Full Crash
18" Signature Fast Crash
22" Signature Dry Ride (discontinued)
20" Signature Heavy China (discontinued)

Dieter Steinmann

Cymbals listed from left to right

13" Signature Traditionals Medium Light Hi-Hat (discontinued)
17" Signature Traditionals Thin Crash
18" Signature Traditionals Extra Thin (discontinued)
20" Signature Traditionals Light Ride

Dieter Steinmann

Cymbals listed from left to right

14" Dimensions Thin/Heavy Hi-Hat (discontinued)
18" Dimensions Medium Thin Crash (discontinued)
22" Signature Dry Ride (discontinued)
17" Dimensions Medium Thin Crash (discontinued)
16" Signature Fast Crash

Videos & Pics

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Biography

Dieter Steinmann studied classical percussion and timpani at Frankfurt University, where he received his diploma in orchestral music. Besides he studied drumset with different teachers in the US like Gary Chaffee and Alan Dawson. Since then he's working as a freelance drummer, classical percussionist and educator. As recording and touring musician he has worked with Klaus Lage, Wolf Maahn, T.M. Stevens, Sjx Was Nine, Jam & Spoon, Pe Werner, Bobby Kimball, Frankfurt Radio Symphony Orchestra, Frankfurt Pops Orchestra and many more. In 2008 Dieter Steinmann produced his first solo album "Spiritual Journey" where he introduces himself as marimba player, composer of world music and producer.

Setup Cymbals

  • Details

    Sizes: 14"
    Volume: Soft
    Weight: Medium

    Sound character: Dark, dry, woody. Fairly wide range, complex mix. Soft, responsive feel. Full, warm, open sound. Loose, soggy chick sound. Perfectly suited for traditional swing patterns, but also well usable for other acoustic styles like Blues, Country, Soul or Gospel.

  • Sounds
  • Details

    Sizes: 18"
    Volume: Loud
    Weight: Heavy

    Sound character: Bright, full, trashy. Wide range with complex frequencies. Well suited for stronger china ride playing and big, exotic crashes.

  • Sounds