Jeff Collier

Laura Carbone

Jeff Collier

About

Main Affiliation
Laura Carbone

Follow Artist

„I like to have a lot of cymbal options at my disposal, and Paiste always has exactly what I’m looking for. And sometimes stuff I didn’t even know I wanted yet!“

Setup

Jeff Collier

Cymbals listed from left to right

15" 2002 Sound Edge Hi-Hat
19" Signature Dimensions Medium Raw Crash
20" 900 Series Heavy Ride
20" Signature Dimensions Medium Raw Crash

Biography

American drummer Jeff Collier has been a mainstay on the European alternative and indie live and recording scene for over 20 years. In the past he’s worked with influential acts such as The Waterboys, Phillip Boa & The Voodoo Club, and IAMX, and acclaimed producers including Tony Visconti and Jim Abbiss. Known for his keenly musical approach and solid drive, Jeff is currently the live and studio drummer for Berlin-based artist Laura Carbone.

Setup Cymbals

  • 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 II: Tends to be a bit livelier and brighter. This manifests itself in the overall sound character and in particular in the bell and ping sound. Mark II also has a bit more volume potential due to its more open character.

  • Sounds
  • Details

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

    Sound character: Fairly dark, warm, breathy. Medium wide range, slightly complex mix. Soft feel; very responsive. A dynamic, full and velvety crash cymbal for a wide range of musical styles. Also well-suited for mallet applications.

  • Sounds
  • Details

    Sizes: 14"
    Volume: Soft
    Weight: Medium

    Sound character: Dark, dry, woody. Fairly wide range, complex mix. Soft, responsive feel. Full, warm, open sound. Loose, soggy chick sound. Perfectly suited for traditional swing patterns, but also well usable for other acoustic styles like Blues, Country, Soul or Gospel.

  • Sounds