Cymbals listed from left to right
10" PST X Swiss Splash
18" 900 Series China
15" Giant Beat Hi-Hat
17" Twenty Crash (discontinued)
20" 2002 Extreme Crash
8" Twenty Splash (discontinued)
14" 900 Series China
22" 2002 Big Beat «Multifunction»
14" Twenty Hi-Hat (discontinued)
19" Twenty Crash (discontinued)
18" Twenty China (discontinued)
19" 2002 Power Crash
9" PST X Pure Bell
14" PST X Swiss Flanger Stack
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Jimmy was born into a musical family and alongside his Sisters and Cousins was learning the rudiments of music from the age of 5. At 9 he started learning the drums under his uncle's supervision and the family formed their own band playing one song "Still got the blues” by Gary Moore over and over! Jimmy is currently a member of UK based Progressive Rock Band Karnataka. In 2016 Karnataka won Best Album and Best Track of The Year for 'Secrets of Angels' at The Classic Rock Society Awards. The band are currently in the middle of their European 'End2End' Tour and have a live DVD filmed at O2 Islington coming out in 2017. (www.karnataka.org.uk) He has also toured and recorded with bands including; Franck Carducci, The Ravens, Yamin Alma and The Love MachinZ, Ebony Bones!, Twosixones, Smile Away, Teddycash, Ksiz, Dialect Music, Chahla, Glorious and many more. In 2015 Jimmy was the featured Drummer in the worldwide release of 'Guitar Hero Live' produced by Activision. Jimmy has produced 2 Solo DVDs (feat. Andre Ceccarelli and Dominique di Piazza) and also works as a Drum Demonstrator for Yamaha, Paiste and ProOrca for whom he has performed extensively in France, including major French Drum Festivals; Drums Addict, Bag Show and Stage TAMTAM. Jimmy has also toured with All Access – Yamaha’s official band. In 2017 Jimmy released his debut Solo album, 'ZIO'; all of the tracks will have an accompanying music video showcasing not only Jimmy but the array of talented guest musicians performing on this album. Shortly after the release of Z!O #Sessions Jimmy has launched his two official projects Z!O and The Hayley Griffiths Band. Both bands have headlined tours in the UK, Europe and South America. He produced the acclaimed concept album "Flower Torania" and HGB Live CD/DVD Album. Currently working on the next Z!O and HGB productions as well as running drum recording sessions for other bands/artists at his personal studio Posh and Rock.
Sizes: 18", 19", 20", 21", 22", 24"
Sound character: Warm, deep, brilliant, lush. Medium wide range, complex mix. Responsive, giving feel. Warm luscious crashes with swift fade. Airy, defined ping over wide multi-layered wash. Broad, musical, integrated bells. Multifunctional design to work well as both crashes and rides in medium low to loud settings.
Sizes: 14", 15", 16"
Sound character: Mellow, warm, yet brilliant with a hissing shimmer. Medium range and fairly clean mix. Warm, light and woody open sound, paired with a well defined, soft chick-sound. A very classic hi-hat for multi-purpose application in different musical genres.
Sizes: 10", 9"
Sound character: Warm, bright, calm, pure. Narrow range, clean mix. Fairly hard, direct feel. Clear ping over a warm, long, calm bell sound. Thick aluminum instrument with a specific sound character for percussive effects. Very well-suited for mallet use.
Sound character: Earthy, warm, dry, washy. Fairly narrow range, complex mix. Soft, giving and responsive feel. Depending on how aggressively you tighten the pair, they offer a range from dry, trashy hi-hat sounds to shattering, noisy-washy crash effects.