Cymbals listed from left to right
8" Signature Splash
12" PST X DJ's 45 Hats
10" Signature Splash
12" PST X DJ's 45 Crash
15" Formula 602 Modern Essentials Hi-Hat
17" Formula 602 Modern Essentials Crash
18" PST X Swiss Thin Crash
19" Formula 602 Modern Essentials Crash
20" Masters Dark Crash Ride
16" 2002 China
20" Formula 602 Modern Essentials Crash
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Ledif Franceschini, Producer, Musical Director, Arranger & Drummer with 20 years of experience. Born on January 7, 1980 in Puerto Rico, he began in the Marching Band of his native town Yauco, Puerto Rico. His passion for musicled him to study a BA of Arts in Classical Music at the Inter American University of San Germán, His talent and versatility as Musical Director and Drummer has taken him on tour in USA, Europe, South and Central America. He has worked with artists such as: Rauw Alejandro, Myke Towers, Alex Zurdo, Tercer Cielo, Zion & Lennox, Don Omar, Prince Royce, Rkm & Ken-Y, Redimi2, Tommy Torres, Vico C, Héctor (El Father), Grupo Mania, Samuel Hernández, Arcangel, Funky, Michael Rodríguez, Ignacio Peña among others. He is currently Music Director of Rauw Alejandro & Myke Towers. As a studio drummer he has made around 450 recordings of different musical genres including Reggaetón, Balada Pop, Rock, Tropical, Plena and Urban. He has collaborated in different shows with guest artists such as: Daddy Yankee, Bad Bunny, Romeo Santos, Residente, J Balvin, Luis Fonsi, Gilberto Santa Rosa, Nicky Jam, Reik, Ozuna, Wisin & Yandel, Tego Calderón, Elvis Crespo, Fat Joe, Alex Campos, Marcos Witt, Chino & Nacho among others. Ledif has participated in Awards such as: 2 Latin Grammy, 2 Latin Billboard Award, 2 Premios Lo Nuestro and Premios Juventud. Ledif has appeared 4 times at Madison Square Garden in New York, 3 times at Staples Center in Los Angeles, CA., 2 times at Festival de Viña del Mar in Chile, 26 times at the Choliseo de Puerto Rico, 5 times at AAA in Miami, 4 times Movistar Santiago, Chile and 3 times at Poliedro Caracas de Venezuela among others.
Sizes: 16", 17", 18", 19", 20", 22"
Sound character: Full, warm, brilliant, shimmering, deep. Fairly wide range, complex mix. Quick response, fairly soft feel. Rich, strong crash sound with open low end and shimmering highs. Very versatile, responsive crash cymbal suitable for numerous musical styles.
Sizes: 14", 15"
Sound character: Rich, warm, lush, deep. Wide range, complex mix. Giving and responsive feel. Broad, warm open sound. Compact, lush chick sound. Extremely versatile hi-hat, perfectly suited for dynamic, articulated playing in a wide range of styles. “They are just chunky enough, but not overpowering. They are a little more chocolaty than the classic 602s”, describes Vinnie Colaiuta.
Sizes: 20", 22"
Sound character: Dark, trashy, papery, low. Wide range, complex and moody mix. Soft and buttery feel with a very wobbly and vibrant response. Fairly defined stick sound over a dark and cloudy wash. Perfectly suited for quieter musical settings such as blues, jazz and acoustic styles. Very user-friendly for percussive use and classical mallet application.
Sound character: Warm, defined with strong presence. Fairly narrow range, complex mix. Balanced feel, very responsive. Distinct, dry stick sound. Muted, trashy, hissing open sound. Crisp, dry, clapping chick. Lively, dynamic hi-hat that also works well as an auxiliary hi-hat.