Misael Blanco

Jesús Adrián Romero

Misael Blanco

About

Paiste Artist Since
August 2003

Nationality
United States

Main Affiliation
Jesús Adrián Romero

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„Paiste Cymbals is a company that I can always rely on to help me achieve a sound that is clean and on point! Hands down, the best of the best! I am incredibly humbled and privileged to a part of such a wonderful Company! “

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Biography

Misael Blanco was born in Ciudad Juarez Chih., Mexico. While he constantly played with his mother’s pots and pans, it became clear at a young age that natural talent and ability were qualities he possessed. At age 11 Misael began to find his true passion for the drums. At 17 he started touring different cities in Mexico with a Christian band called ‘Hombre a Hombre.’ What started out as touring nearby cities became a long term touring commitment which took the band all throughout Mexico. At the age of 20, Misael moved to El Paso Texas, where he attended the University of Texas at El Paso Texas and studied classical percussion. In 1998, at the age of 20, he began playing and touring Jesús Adrián Romero, an artist with whom he travels with to this day. Jesús Adrián Romero is an internationally known Grammy Award Winner and nominee, singer-song writer. He is also one of the most prominent Christian Latin singers in all of Latin America. In 1998, Misael’s began to tour international territories. To date, he has played in countries spanning from Central and South America, Europe, Canada, the Caribbean, to the USA. The majority of these tours include sold out concerts in internationally known venues. Misael has also conducted clinics while on tour. With over 30 recordings to his name, including numerous studio recordings with Jesús Adrián Romero, he also has tracked with other artists such as Marcela Gandara, Abel Zavala and Lily Goodman, among others. Many of those recordings have garnered critical acclaim, awards, and reached top radio chart positions.

Setup Cymbals

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    Sizes: 14", 16", 18"
    Volume: Medium
    Weight: Light

    Sound character: Exotic, warm, trashy. Medium range, complex mix. Fast, responsive feel, fairly quick decay. An explosive Crash cymbal with a strong, low wash for unique effects in many styles of music.

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    Sizes: 16", 17", 18", 19"
    Volume: Medium
    Weight: Light

    Sound character: Dark body, full frequency spectrum, brilliant highs. Very wide range, complex, pleasing musical mix. Immediate, sensitive response, strong attack, controllable spread, even, layered fade. This crash combines silky, soft qualities with energy and projection for an incredibly versatile application range. Also extremely well suited as suspended cymbals and for mallet rolls.

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    Sizes: 8", 10"
    Volume: Medium
    Weight: Light

    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.”

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  • Details

    Sizes: 12"
    Volume: Soft
    Weight: Light

    Sound character: Exotic, warm, trashy. Medium wide range, complex mix. Quick response with short decay. Soft feel. Fast, explosive cymbal with dirty fizz for short, quick accents. Also well suited as exotic effect cymbal in larger setups.

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    Sizes: 20", 22"
    Volume: Medium
    Weight: Medium

    Sound character: Dark, crisp, warm, rich, open. Wide range, fairly complex mix. Very responsive feel, quick attack. A nice and crispy stick sound supported by a strong, open and dark shimmering wash. Perfect control. Well suited for all styles of music that require great dynamics and full-bodied ride sound.

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    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.

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