Paul Taylor

Paul Taylor

About

Paiste Artist Since
September 2008

Nationality
United States

Other Affiliations
Chuck Prophet
The Mission Express
Amy LaVere

Website
www.paulsnowflaketaylor.com

Follow Artist

„I love the consistency and versatility of Paiste cymbals. In any musical situation I find myself in, from funk to rock to jazz to country- Paiste has it covered.“

Setup

Paul Taylor

Cymbals listed from left to right

13" Twenty Hi-Hat (discontinued)
20" Masters Dark Crash
20" Masters Dark Ride

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Biography

Paul Taylor is a second generation Memphis musician. A Grammy/Emmy nominated multiinstrumentalist who has been drumming since he was 3 years old- Paul has been a mainstay onthe Memphis music scene for over 30 years, and has recorded and toured with many artists,including Chuck Prophet, Amy LaVere, Robert Ellis, Hope Clayburn’s Soul Scrimmage, MightySouls Brass Band, Eric Gales, Shawn Lane, Reba Russell Band, North MS Allstars, AnnPeebles and many more.Paul is known in Memphis for his distinctive creative voice on the drums- fluent in Jazz, funk,rock, country, hip hop and more.Paul also has many releases under his own name, as well as under the nom de plume NewMemphis Colorways.

Setup Cymbals

  • Details

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

    Sound character: Dark, warm, smoky, breathy. Fairly wide range, complex mix. Soft feel with a quick response. Very well crashable. Controllable, peppery stick sound over a dark layered oriental, smoky wash. A ride cymbal that can easily be used in a small jazz club setting and flourish in other styles such as blues or country music.

  • Sounds
  • Details

    Sizes: 16", 17", 18", 19", 20"
    Volume: Medium
    Weight: Light

    Sound character: Dark, warm, smoky. Medium wide range, complex mix. Buttery, soft feel with quick response. Rich, dark, mystical crash sound with tender clarity. Extremely lively cymbal for broad accents and crashes in intimate to semi-loud settings. Well suited for delicate ride patterns or mallet swells. «For those guys who really appreciate just having a cymbal that can do everything, the larger Dark Crashes can do anything. Very crash-able, and if you want to ride on them, they will give you all the ride patterns in the world.» - Gregory Hutchinson

  • Sounds