Paiste Artist Since
Klaus Lage Band
Six Was Nine
„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. “
Cymbals listed from left to right
14" Dimensions Thin/Heavy Hi-Hat
18" Dimensions Medium Thin Crash (discontinued)
22" Signature Dry Ride (discontinued)
17" Dimensions Medium Thin Crash (discontinued)
16" Signature Fast Crash
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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.
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.