Cymbals listed from left to right
14" Signature Heavy Hi-Hat
22" Formula 602 Classic Medium Ride
20" Formula 602 Classic Medium
19" Masters Extra Thin
Joey "Jam" Flores started playing drums, percussion and singing at the age of two, taught by his uncle and mentor, Rudy Madrid. All styles of music from R&B, Hip Hop to Motown, Blues, Gospel, Rock, Jazz, Country, Big Band Swing, Classical, and Latin... By age 16, he marched for the notable Santa Clara Vanguard Drum & Bugle A Corps (1979-1983). His final year marching, he was Drum Ensemble United States Champion. JJ has had the privilege to play, tour and record with notable musicians such as Pete Escovedo, Juan Escovedo, Sheila E, Jorge Santana, Jamie Jones (All 4 One), David Pack (Ambrosia), Clay Bogan (Israel Houghton Producer), Khristian Dentley (Take 6), Rudy Parris (The Voice), Mic Gillette (Tower of Power), Pablo Cruise, John Fogerty, Alice Cooper, Kevin Cadogan (Third Eye Blind), Jim Reitzel (Producer Narada Michael Walden, Mariah Carey, Santana), Greg Camp (Smash Mouth Producer), Steve Harwell (Smash Mouth), Michelle Williams (Destiny’s Child), John Elefante (Kansas), Deandre Brackensick (American Idol Finalist ), Brian McKnight, and was produced by Nigel Walker (Producer of George Harrison of the Beatles).. JJ has been the principal drummer at Cathedral of Faith (San Jose, CA), which serves thousands of people every weekend. www.catherdaloffaith.org In 2017, he started his new band, CISCO KID. CISCO KID is the official WAR/Low Rider tribute band from San Jose, CA. www.ciscokidband.com
Sizes: 16", 17", 18", 19", 20"
Sound character: Fairly bright, full, forceful, clear. Medium wide range, clean mix. Fairly soft feel. Full, explosive attack with quick response. Multifunctional cymbal with full, strong crash sound and very effective, light, silvery ride character.
Sizes: 20", 22", 24"
Sound character: Full, rich, fairly bright, solid. Medium range, clean mix. Controlled and even feel. Very nice and sparkling stick sound supported by a breathy layer of wash. Perfectly balanced. A dynamic all around cymbal for many musical styles played at moderate level.
Sizes: 18", 19", 20"
Sound character: Fairly dark, warm, gentle. Fairly narrow range, complex mix. Buttery feel, very responsive. Warm, gentle crash sound with a quick decay. Multifunctional cymbal for fast, soft accents and delicate ride patterns. Also well suited for hand playing and mallet work.