„I really enjoy being a part of the Paiste cymbal family and history. The cymbals they create are truly works of art. I have been to the factory in Switzerland and that experience gave me a whole new understanding of why my ears are drawn toward them.“
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Fred Eltringham is a Nashville session musician who has been playing with Sheryl Crow since 2012. He also player with Gigolo Aunts 1994-1999, Juliana Hatfield 1999, Ben Kweller 2002-2004, The Wallflowers 2004-2011, Dixie Chicks 2006-2009, kd lang 2010-2012. He is a 6 time nominee for, and was awarded the Academy of Country Music Award for Drummer Of The Year in 2017. He also has an indie rock project called The Get You.
Sizes: 20", 21", 22"
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.
Sizes: 16", 17", 18", 19", 20"
Sound character: Dark, warm, smoky. Medium wide range, complex mix. Buttery, soft feel with quick response. Rich, dark, mystical crash sound with tender clarity. Extremely lively cymbal for broad accents and crashes in intimate to semi-loud settings. Well suited for delicate ride patterns or mallet swells. «For those guys who really appreciate just having a cymbal that can do everything, the larger Dark Crashes can do anything. Very crash-able, and if you want to ride on them, they will give you all the ride patterns in the world.» - Gregory Hutchinson