Philip Coiro

Independent

Philip Coiro

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About

Paiste Artist Since
September 2016

Main Affiliations
Independent
Troy Ramey

Other Affiliation
Tick, Tick...Boom!

Website
www.philipcoiro.com

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„I’ve played Paiste cymbals since I was a kid, back then it was because the drummers I looked up to and wanted to sound like were playing them. Today I play them because these instruments give me the ability to sound like who I want to be and for their craftsmanship and sound consistency.“

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Biography

Philip Coiro is a professional drummer and concert percussionist in New York City. He is often performing in a wide variety of musical settings which include live concert engagements, broadway, off-broadway, studio recordings and orchestral work. Currently the music director for singer-songwriter Troy Ramey, he has also performed with pop stars Jordin Sparks, James Maslow and is frequently playing drums behind today's biggest broadway stars including Mandy Gonzalez (Hamilton), Anthony Rapp (RENT), Natalie Weiss (Wicked) to name a few. Recent theater credits include the Broadway musical ‘Be More Chill’, the Broadway musical ‘American Psycho’ and recorded drums and percussion for 'The Ballad of Little Jo', a new musical composed by Grammy Award winning songwriter Mike Reid (I Can't Make You Love Me). Full bio available at www.philipcoiro.com

Setup Cymbals

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    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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    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.

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    Sizes: 20", 22", 24"
    Volume: Soft
    Weight: Light

    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.

  • Sounds
  • Details

    Sizes: 14", 15"
    Volume: Soft
    Weight: Medium

    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.

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