Fernando Jaramillo

Beto Cuevas

Fernando Jaramillo

About

Paiste Artist Since
August 2008

Nationality
United States

Main Affiliations
Beto Cuevas
Nick Carter

Other Affiliation
Exsimio

Website
www.jaradrums.com

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Biography

Grammy awarded drummer, Fernando has been drumming professionally for the past 28 years and began at the age of nine. Currently working with Nick Carter, Beto Cuevas, Ready Never, Trope, Sami Beigi and Leila Forouhar among others .He began his career as a professional drummer with the band "Alter Ego" (1990-1997), which toured throughout Chile; their first album was distributed by Sony Music Chile. In 1998, Fernando continued his career with the reknown Chilean rock band “Exsimio”. They recorded several albums as well as starred in music videos. Their first album was distributed worldwide in 2001 by Musea Records, Mylodon Records and Lizard Records. They toured Europe in 2002 and were invited to numerous prestigious progressive rock festivals including “BajaProg 2001” (Mexico), the most important progressive rock music festival in the world, “RotaProg 2002” (Spain) and Brazil in 2004. After moving to Los Angeles CA in 2007, Fernando has also drummed for various other artists, Grammy nominated Don Grusin, The Boston String Quartet, All 4 One, among others.

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  • Details

    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 I: Tends to be a bit quieter, darker and drier. This manifests itself in the overall sound character and in particular in the bell and ping sound.

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

    Sound character: Dark body, full frequency spectrum, brilliant highs. Very wide range, complex, pleasing musical mix. Immediate, sensitive response, strong attack, controllable spread, even, layered fade. This crash combines silky, soft qualities with energy and projection for an incredibly versatile application range. Also extremely well suited as suspended cymbals and for mallet rolls.

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    Sizes: 8", 10"
    Volume: Soft
    Weight: Light

    Sound character: Full, wet with a brittle, trashy side. Fairly wide range, complex mix. Soft and very responsive, giving feel with a short, exploding sparkly splash character. Very well suited for dynamic effect accents in many musical styles. Also, well suited for hand playing in percussive set-ups.

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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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  • Details

    Sizes: 16", 18"
    Volume: Medium
    Weight: Medium

    Sound character: Fairly trashy, bright attack, low wash. Wide frequency range, fairly clean mix. Explosive response, fast fade. Size range allows everything from quick accents to complex ride playing.

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    Sizes: 5", 5 1/2", 6", 6 1/2", 7", 7 1/2", 8", 5 pc Set, 7 pc Set
    Volume: Soft
    Weight: Medium

    Sound character: Bright, warm, full, brilliant. Wide range, clean mix. Soft, extremely responsive. Explosive, shattering, glassy attack with modulating warm, full, long fade. Features an exotic, very dominant center tone with lively, flanging over- and undertones. Available individually or as sets on hardware mountable 5 and 7 arm holders. Well suited for upside down mounting over a ride bell.

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