Norbert Weinhold

Educator

Norbert Weinhold

About

Paiste Artist Since
May 2011

Nationality
Germany

Main Affiliations
Educator
Independent

Setup

Biography

1996 – 2004: Studium am Drummer’s Focus München & Stuttgart (Europas größte Schlagzeugschule und EU Marktführer). Ab 2000: Studio- und Liveschlagzeuger diverser Produktionen (siehe Alben). Seit dieser Zeit bis heute mehr als 500 Konzerte im In- und Ausland mit unterschiedlichen Formationen in Form von längeren Tourneen und einzelnen Konzerten. 2008 – 2011: Lehrerausbildung am Drummer’s Focus München bei Cloy Petersen (Gründer & Inhaber von drummer’s Focus). 2011 – 2015: Körpertherapeutische Ausbildung (Craniosakraltherapie) an der Craniosakralschule Wilhelm Blattner (München) zwecks Optimierung von Bewegung am Schlagzeug im Einklang mit den Körperstrukturen. 2013: Gründung der eigenen Schlagzeugschule Insight Drums – Schlagzeugschule Bamberg.

Setup Cymbals

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    Sizes: 20", 21", 22"
    Volume: Medium
    Weight: Medium

    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 II: Tends to be a bit livelier and brighter. This manifests itself in the overall sound character and in particular in the bell and ping sound. Mark II also has a bit more volume potential due to its more open character.

  • Sounds
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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.

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

    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.

  • Sounds
  • Details

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

    Sound character: Medium bright, full, silvery, breathy. Wide range, slightly complex, dense mix. Soft, giving, very responsive feel. A sturdy thin crash with a rich, cutting character. Perfect for patterned playing and filling sound spaces in minimal instrumentation.

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    Sizes: 10"
    Volume: Medium
    Weight: Light

    Sound character: Full, warm, short. Medium range, fairly clean mix. Quick attack and fast fading decay. Dynamic splash cymbal for nearly all musical styles.

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    Sizes: 14"
    Volume: Medium
    Weight: Heavy

    Sound character: Fairly dirty, full, cutting, rich. Fairly wide range, complex mix. Very responsive feel. Full, barking and piercing, yet somewhat cushy open sound. Tight and rough chick sound. A very balanced hi-hat with a healthy dose of dirt and a note of darkness, featuring enhanced power for players that require a consistently strong pair of hi-hats.

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