Jeff Muzerolle

Radio Rebels

Jeff Muzerolle

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About

Paiste Artist Since
August 2010

Nationality
United States

Main Affiliations
Radio Rebels
Soundwich
Dan Franklin

Website
jeffmusic.com

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„Paiste - the cymbals AND the family - help me be the best drummer and musician I aspire to be. Every artist and producer I've ever worked with LOVES the sound and look of my Paiste cymbals. There is no comparison to musicality, quality, and aesthetics - Paiste rules every category.“

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Biography

Jeff hails from a small town in Maine and started playing drums at age 5, professionally at age 12. After spending his teens gigging all over the northeast with rock and country bands, Jeff won a scholarship to Berklee College of Music. While there he studied with Kenwood Dennard, Larry Finn, Dave Dicenso, and many others. Jeff graduated in 1999 Summa Cum Laude and went on to become one of Boston’s most in-demand drummers. In 2011 Jeff relocated to Los Angeles and since then he has performed on tours worldwide and has done recordings for Universal Music Group, Sony Music, countless independent labels and major motion picture soundtracks. Jeff now resides in Pasadena, CA. He performs live and in studios throughout the greater Los Angeles and Orange Country areas as well as nationally and internationally. A small sampling of musicians Jeff has worked with: Serj Tankian (System Of A Down), David Z Rifkin (Prince), Deon Estus (George Michael), Philip Bynoe (Steve Vai), Taylor Dane, Eddie Kirkland, Ron Carter, Kate Taylor, Al Cooper and many others.

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  • 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.

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  • Details

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

    Sound character: Aggressive, bright, energetic, trashy. Medium range, complex mix. Responsive feel, explosive attack. Powerful, cutting effect cymbal for exotic accents. A good cymbal for noisy crash riding at higher volume levels.

  • Sounds
  • Details

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

    Sound character: Full, rich, energetic with a definite dark side. Crunchy, with a meaty bite. Very wide range, very complex mix. Extremely balanced, very responsive feel. Full dark, rich, shimmering, biting open/closed sound. Beautiful, fat, meaty, crisp, cutting chick sound. Fast, responsive, articulate with excellent feel and playability. An immensely versatile hi-hat that combines finesse and articulation with raw energy and cutting power.

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