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„Paiste cymbals sound and feel incredible - they inspire me to make music.“
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Graham Bechler was born and raised in Northville, just outside of Detroit MI where he studied drums with Sam Galizia and Tom Starr. Graham started playing professionally with pop artist Andrew Belle while attending North Park University in Chicago IL. He soon left school for Nashville TN where he continued to pursue a career in music. Since 2010 Graham has worked with nearly 100 artists and bands both in the studio and on the road. Currently his main focus is touring with country artist Russell Dickerson and producing records.
Sizes: 18", 22"
Sound character: Dark, warm, strong, exotic, sizzling, earthy. Wide range, slightly complex and dense mix. Fairly soft, responsive feel. Great for explosive, strong, dark accents. Complex, washy ride sound. A modern China cymbal with a wide spectrum for various musical applications. “The China is nearly smooth”, states Vinnie Colaiuta.
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