Ollie Boorman

Independent

Ollie Boorman

About

Paiste Artist Since
December 2017

Nationality
United Kingdom

Main Affiliation
Independent

Website
www.ollieboormandrums.com

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„I just find that Paiste cover all the styles I play perfectly, from hard hitting Rock shows where I love the 602s and the masters suit all the Jazz or more organic music I play. “

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Biography

British based freelance drummer along with working with his own band, The Earmarked Trio, Ollie is a working drummer and educator in the London music scene having worked with Alexandra Burke, Pixie Lott, The Proclaimers, Katrina & the Waves. Rose Royce, The London Community Gospel Choir, Alvin Stardust, Sheila Ferguson of The Three Degrees & Mary Wilson of The Supremes. The Drifters, Sonia, Kiki Dee, Joe Stilgoe, Chris Kamara, Ian Shaw, Liane Carrol, plus many Theatre shows including The Bodyguard, Sister Act, Grease Uk tour, & Chess.

Setup Cymbals

  • Details

    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: 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.

  • Sounds
  • Details

    Sizes: 22"
    Volume: Medium
    Weight: Light

    Sound character: Dark, soft, warm, exotic. Medium wide range, complex mix. Soft, highly responsive feel, very controllable. Broad silvery, wooden stick sound over a highly complex, deep, exotic wash. Low, smoky, dark crash. Lively cymbal for soft, sizzling ride patterns in lower volume styles. Also well suited for mystical mallet swells.

  • Sounds