Neal Daniels

Matchbox Twenty

Neal Daniels


Paiste Artist Since
June 2021

United States

Main Affiliation
Matchbox Twenty

Other Affiliations
Liz Phair
Booker T Jones
Rachel Platten


Follow Artist

„Paiste cymbals of course sound incredible but they also FEEL so great to play. By far the most musical, versatile and consistent cymbals that I've ever played. “


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Born in New York, raised in Chicago and currently living in Los Angeles, Neal has made a name for himself touring with a handful of major artists all over the world. Some include, LP, Liz Phair, Booker T Jones, Rachel Platten, Léon, Bea Miller, Daya, Christina Grimmie, Darren Criss, Camila Cabello, Post Malone, Dua Lipa (Percussion) and many more. Neal also runs his own recording studio in Los Angeles called Whitefish Studios, where he records remote drum tracks for clients all over the world.

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  • Details

    Sizes: 14", 15"
    Volume: Medium
    Weight: Medium

    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.

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