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Paweł Czubatka - polish drummer, composer and educator. His musical experiences include a large number of concerts and studio sessions with classical, jazz and pop music. Pawel has worked with many great musicians like Nippy Noya, Bill Molenhof, Steffen Schorn, Leszek Zadlo, Ney Rosauro, Jovino Santos Neto, Marek Biliński, Izabella Effenberg, Marcos Fregnani, Jan Prax, Kim Barth, Paulo Morelo, to name a few. He has won several prizes and recieved various scholarships such as: 3rd prize on Percussion Arts Society International Snaredrum Competition in Paris 2007, 1st prize on Percussion Arts Society International Percussion Competition in Fermo 2008, 3rd pize on Mozart Chamber Music Competition in Nuremberg 2010, 1st prize on Bruno Rother Jazz Competition in Fuerth 2011, DAAD-Prize (German Academic Exchange Service) 2012, Yehudi Menuhins "Live Music Now" Scholarship 2013. In 2014 Paweł released his first CD called "Drums and Dreams" by Pawel Czubatka Band. He currently lives in Germany.
Sizes: 20", 22", 24"
Sound character: Dark, soft, warm, deep. Medium wide range, complex mix. Buttery feel, very responsive. Fine stick sound with hints of silver and wood over a broad, low-pitched warm, deep, multilayered wash. Wide, warm, full crash sound. Very lively, controllable. Multifunctional cymbal for refined ride playing and swelling, deep crashes. Also well suited for mallet playing mallets.
Sizes: 16", 17", 18", 19", 20"
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
Sizes: 14", 15"
Sound character: Dark, full, soft, multi-layered. Medium wide range, complex mix. Soft, responsive feel. Velvety sizzling open sound. Rich, dark chick sound. A sensitive hi-hat perfectly suited for light to medium heavy use within Jazz, Blues, Country and other acoustic music styles.