Emilio Navaira

The Last Bandoleros

Emilio Navaira

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About

Paiste Artist Since
April 2017

Nationality
United States

Main Affiliation
The Last Bandoleros

Follow Artist

„Paiste is the best sounding cymbal in the world, and they can take a beating! Growing up all of my heroes played Paiste. So honored to be a part of the Family with Bonzo, Alex Van Halen and Stewart Copeland.“

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Biography

Emilio Navaira was born into music. He started playing drums with his father--Grammy Award winning and Tejano music legend--at age 15. Emilio toured throughout the country and Mexico drumming for his dad for 5 years, all while playing in his own bands with his brother Diego. In 2015 The Last Bandoleros (Jerry Fuentes, Derek James, Diego and Emilio Navaira) was formed. After signing with Cherrytree management and Warner Music Nashville they began touring the world extensively, touring and sharing the stage with Sting, The Mavericks, Los Lonely Boys, and Shaggy among others. Rolling Stone has called them “Country’s most thrilling new band.

Setup Cymbals

  • Details

    Sizes: 24"
    Volume: Medium
    Weight: Light

    Sound character: Full, silky, powerful, deep. Fairly wide range, fairly complex mix. Responsive, soft feel with powerful attributes. Somewhat papery stick sound with a glassy undertone over fairly dark and cloudy wash. Very versatile ride cymbal with good crash-ability for classic rock music applications. Developed in co-operation with the legendary "Van Halen" drummer Alex Van Halen.

  • Sounds
  • Details

    Sizes: 18", 20"
    Volume: Loud
    Weight: Medium

    Sound character: Very bright, slightly trashy, full, exotic. Wide range, complex mix. Fast, responsive, explosive crash, loud, clear defined bell. Very unique, versatile china for flexible application.

  • Sounds