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„Have worked with practically all the brands of cymbals and, without a doubt, Paiste is the best. In addition, the human team is unbeatable.“
Cymbals listed from left to right
15" Signature Dark Energy Hats Mark I
14" Signature Dark Energy Hats Mark I
10" PST X Swiss Hats
10" Masters Dark Splash
8" Masters Dark Splash
10" 900 Series Splash
8" Formula 602 Modern Essentials Splash
14" PST 7 China
14" Twenty Thin China (discontinued)
22" Signature Traditionals Medium Light Swish (discontinued)
18" Alpha Medium Swiss Crash (discontinued)
14" Signature Fast Crash
15" Signature Fast Crash
18" Masters Extra Thin
16" Signature Full Crash
22" Signature Dark Energy Ride Mark I
20" Masters Medium Ride
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Miguel Morales is an autodidact with more than 35 years of experience in the world of Drums. Tours with his Band Apache brought him throughout Spain, Finland, Sweden, Norway and Denmark. In addition he was involved in recording of 5 Albums and collaborations with other Artists. He further toured Spain with his electronic music band Domestic, Jazz/Latin formation Addiction Jazz Quintet and the big band Jazz Ándalus under the direction of Michel Mossman. Since 1989 Miguel has been an official demonstrator of YAMAHA-ESPAÑA in the section of Drums and Electronic Percussion and conducted clinics throughout Spain and Portugal including a clinic tour with Sonny Emory and Antonio Calero through Lisbon, Madrid and Barcelona. Miguel is currently dedicated entirely to teaching at his school Escuela Groove which welcomes more than 70 students from all over Spain.
Sizes: 20", 21", 22"
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 I: Tends to be a bit quieter, darker and drier. This manifests itself in the overall sound character and in particular in the bell and ping sound.
Sizes: 20", 21"
Sound character: Bright, rich, open, full. Wide range, fairly clean mix. Even, responsive feel and very controllable. Pronounced, bright and meaty stick sound supported by a solid wash. All-purpose cymbal for a wide range of musical applications.
Sizes: 14", 15"
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.
Sizes: 10", 8"
Sound character: Warm, airy, snarling, silvery. Fairly wide range, complex mix. Soft feel with a very responsive, explosive splash sound. Low tuned effect cymbal for lively accents in moderate volume. Well suited for hand-playing. Vinnie Colaiuta explains: “They are sweet, they are these kind of punctuation marks in the background.”
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.