Fernando Scarcella

Freelance

Fernando Scarcella

About

Paiste Artist Since
November 2005

Nationality
Argentina

Main Affiliation
Freelance

Other Affiliations
Rata Blanca
Hipnosis

Website
www.fernandoscarcella.com

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Setup

Fernando Scarcella

Cymbals listed from left to right

19" Signature Full Crash
14" Signature Traditionals Medium Light China
18" Signature Full Crash
9" Signature Traditionals Thin Splash
16" Signature Reflector Full Crash (discontinued)
11" Signature Traditionals Thin Splash
18" 2002 China
19" Signature Reflector Heavy Full Crash
14" Signature Dark Crisp Hi-Hat
8" Signature Dark Energy Splash Mark I
10" Signature Splash
22" Signature Blue Bell Ride "Rhythmatist"
20" Signature Reflector Heavy Full Crash
18" Signature Thin China
14" Signature Dark Crisp Hi-Hat
14" Signature Traditionals Medium Light China
18" Signature Reflector Full Crash (discontinued)
10" Signature Dark Energy Splash Mark I

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Biography

Fernando Scarcella, drummer, producer, session musician, born in 1975 in Argentina. Musician with a long history and international experience. He began his career in 1990. Since then, he has elapsed through a great number of bands until earning a reputation and sharing projects and stages with artists as Rata Blanca, Glenn Hughes (Deep Purple and Black Sabbath), Doogie White (Rainbow - Yngwie Malmsteen), Tarja Turunen (Nigthwish), Luis Salinas, Logos ,Raúl Porchetto, Alfredo Casero, Walter Giardino Temple, Adrián Barilari, among other great musicians. His tours include countries such as Bolivia, Chile, Uruguay, Peru, Colombia, Ecuador, Venezuela, El Salvador, Honduras, Panama, Guatemala, Mexico, Argentina, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, in some way throughout Latin America. Also the United States and the European continent. He shared stages with bands like The Offspring, Whitesnake, Judas Priest, Manowar, Motley Crue, Ozzy Osbourne, Korn. His discography up to 2010 covers a wide versatility of musical styles and is credited with over 30 records released in Argentina and around the world. He performed with Rata Blanca and Glenn Hughes and toured around Argentina, Chile, Mexico and Spain, and released a live DVD recorded at the Gran Rex Theater, in Buenos Aires, Argentina. He is currently working on the artistic production of different bands from Argentina, and also on the production of the second album of his rock band Hipnosis, and the first album of his funk-soul band OKM. Rata Blanca undertook the project for the European continent along with Doogie White, who also recorded the band’s latest album The Forgotten Kingdom, which was released in 2010. Fernando also proudly endorses Pearl Drums, Vic Firth Drumsticks, Evans Drumheads, and Yanquell Cases.

Setup Cymbals

  • Details

    Sizes: 22"
    Volume: Medium
    Weight: Heavy

    Sound character: Dry, slightly dark, raw, melodic. Fairly narrow range, fairly clean mix. Heavy yet controllable feel. A clear, glassy ping over a dry and slightly dark, harmonic layer of wash. Very distinctive, tight and deep bell. Well suited for all types of musical styles that require clear stick work and a strong bell. Developed in co-operation with the legendary "The Police" drummer Stewart Copeland.

  • Sounds
  • Details

    Sizes: 18", 19", 20"
    Volume: Medium
    Weight: Heavy

    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.

  • Sounds
  • Details

    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.

  • Sounds
  • 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.

  • Sounds
  • Details

    Sizes: 16", 18", 20"
    Volume: Medium
    Weight: Medium

    Sound character: Medium bright, full, exotic, fairly trashy. Wide range, complex mix. Responsive, full sounding crash, complex, trashy ride. The definitive classic rock china sound.

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