Jon Foster

Justin Nozuka

Jon Foster

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About

Paiste Artist Since
September 2020

Nationality
Canada

Main Affiliations
Justin Nozuka
Mathew V

Website
www.jonfosterdrummer.com

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„Paiste's Masters series of cymbals are incredibly versatile, with complex tones and a wide dynamic range. The Masters Extra Thin Crashes have a fast response, buttery feel and provide a beautiful lively sound that enhances my performance on stage and in studio.“

Setup

Biography

Jon Foster is a drummer based in Toronto, Canada. Performing with artists such as Justin Nozuka, Mathew V and Tanika Charles, Jon has toured across North America, Europe, Asia and Australia. Beyond the stage, Jon's drumming can be heard on over 150 recordings including an official Spotify session alongside Grammy winning producers The Stereotypes and X-Ambassadors' Sam Harris. In 2014, he received his Master's in Music Performance from the University of Toronto. Jon has been featured on such platforms as 180 Drums, Producer Hive, Snapchat (Brother Channel) and Rolling Stone Magazine. Recently, Jon has composed and recorded on scores for film, television and numerous commercials for X-Box, Honda, Toyota and Lyft among others.

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: 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