Harvey Sorgen

Independent

Harvey Sorgen

About

Paiste Artist Since
February 1991

Nationality
United States

Main Affiliation
Independent

Other Affiliations
Fonda/Stevens Group
Hot Tuna

„Quality, craftsmanship and the willingness to always be looking towards the future makes Paiste the great company that it is.“

Setup

Harvey Sorgen

Cymbals listed from left to right

14" Masters Dark Hi-Hat
20" Masters Dark Crash Ride
22" Masters Dark Ride
22" Signature Traditionals Flat (prototype)

Harvey Sorgen

Cymbals listed from left to right

20" Masters Dark Crash Ride
20" Masters Dark Ride
14" Masters Dark Hi-Hat
22" Masters Dark Ride
22" Signature Traditionals Flat (prototype)

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Biography

In sound, motion and beauty… So to lays the groundwork for truth. Iam eternally grateful to have created honest music with some of thegreatest artists of our time. With over 100 record credits, just a few ofthe artists I have had the good fortune to record and/or perform withinclude:Hot Tuna, Ahmad Jamal, Paul Simon, Roswell Rudd, MichelleShocked, Tony Levin, Julius Hemphill, Giovanni Hildago, ZakirHussain, Wadada Leo Smith, Bruce Hornsby, Bob Weir, Phil Lesh,Dave Douglas, Duanik Lazro, Karl Berger, Marilyn Crispell, PercyHeath, Warren Haynes, The Memphis Pilgrims, Anthony Braxton. andDewey Redman. among many, many others.Through touring for over 45 years, its always astonishing at thelevel of creativity in our music that is happening around the globe.Giving workshops and master classes continues to inspire andhelps to focus what is important on our instrument and in the music.As a believer in what YOU have to offer is the most important aspectof my teaching. Stay strong to you own individuality as that is whatwe are all looking for.

Setup Cymbals

  • Details

    Sizes: 20", 22"
    Volume: Soft
    Weight: Light

    Sound character: Dark, warm, smoky, breathy. Fairly wide range, complex mix. Soft feel with a quick response. Very well crashable. Controllable, peppery stick sound over a dark layered oriental, smoky wash. A ride cymbal that can easily be used in a small jazz club setting and flourish in other styles such as blues or country music.

  • Sounds
  • Details

    Sizes: 20", 22"
    Volume: Soft
    Weight: Light

    Sound character: Dark, trashy, papery, low. Wide range, complex and moody mix. Soft and buttery feel with a very wobbly and vibrant response. Fairly defined stick sound over a dark and cloudy wash. Perfectly suited for quieter musical settings such as blues, jazz and acoustic styles. Very user-friendly for percussive use and classical mallet application.

  • Sounds
  • Details

    Sizes: 14", 15"
    Volume: Soft
    Weight: Medium

    Sound character: Dark, full, soft, multi-layered. Medium wide range, complex mix. Soft, responsive feel. Velvety sizzling open sound. Rich, dark chick sound. A sensitive hi-hat perfectly suited for light to medium heavy use within Jazz, Blues, Country and other acoustic music styles.

  • Sounds