Olivier Pelfigues

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Olivier Pelfigues

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About

Paiste Artist Since
October 2014

Nationality
France

Main Affiliations
Tilio
Tidymess
Kobé
Guillo

Website
www.olivierpelfigues.fr

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„Everything is in a Paiste Cymbal; musicality, precision, warm, expressivity. Honestly, each time I hit my Paiste, I feel love inside and a magical touch.“

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Biography

I studied the saxophone. I practice piano. I’m a composer. But the drums…I’m a drummer ! I play with many artists and bands as an independent, onstage and studio, in France and Europe. Miguel M, Mathieu Pesqué, Baptiste Braman, Pauline & Juliette, Kareen Antonn, Tom Principato (US), Paul Cox(UK), JC Harrison (CAN). I also had the pleasure to collaborate on stage or studio with Francis Cabrel, Boulevard des Airs, Staff , Fred Chapelier and open for ZZ Top, Bill Wyman, Michael Jones, Bernard Allison, Popa Chubby.

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  • Details

    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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  • 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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  • Details

    Sizes: 20", 22"
    Volume: Soft
    Weight: Light

    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.

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