Paiste Artist Since
„I can’t remember not having Paiste Cymbals in my life, I’ve been playing these cymbals since I was a kid and as far as I’m concerned, I’ll play them forever.“
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Edu started his passion for drums early in his life influenced by his father, a professional musician / drummer for 35 years. As a professional musician for 20 years Edu performed and recorded with many artists around the world. In all those years Edu jammed with names like: Billy Sheehan (Mr.Big), Eric Martin (Mr.Big), Paul Gilbert (Mr.Big), Richie Kotzen, Alex Skolnick (Testament), Gus G (Ozzy Osbourne), Joel Hoekstra (Whitesnake), amongst others. Since 2008, it has been touring the World with Jeff Scott Soto ( Yngwie Malmsteen, Journey, Trans-Siberian-Orchestra, Sons Of Apollo) playing the best venues and festivals in the world. In 2009 recorded his first live DVD with Jeff in Madrid called “One Night In Madrid”. In 2015 formed the band SOTO, intended to separate Jeff’s solo career from a new musical adventure and consolidate members as a unit. SOTO has 3 albums released worldwide on major record labels, the latest one “Origami” in 2019 via Inside Out/Sony Music. In 2017 was invited to play 2 shows in Brazil with Metal Legend and former Queensryche singer/songwriter Geoff Tate, the band played the classic album Operation Mindcrime in its entirety for sold out crowds. After these 2 shows Edu was invited to join Geoff’s band in other 2 tours, the Operation Mindcrime 30th anniversary tour in the UK / Eu in 2018 and the Empire / Rage For Order Tour in the US in 2020. Besides the bands, it has been dedicating his time as a session drummer offering a Online Service for artists and bands all over the World.
Sizes: 18", 19", 20"
Sound character: Bright, explosive, full, sparkling, warm. Wide frequency range, fairly clean mix. Even, giving feel with a powerful attack, sharp response and a nice sparkling fade. A strong, full, durable and cutting crash with radiant sound.
Sound character: Fairly dirty, full, cutting, rich. Fairly wide range, complex mix. Very responsive feel. Full, barking and piercing, yet somewhat cushy open sound. Tight and rough chick sound. A very balanced hi-hat with a healthy dose of dirt and a note of darkness, featuring enhanced power for players that require a consistently strong pair of hi-hats.