Quintin Gulledge

Lucky Daye

Quintin Gulledge

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About

Paiste Artist Since
September 2019

Nationality
United States

Main Affiliations
Lucky Daye
The Carters
Ella Mai
1500 Or Nothing

Other Affiliation
Usher

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Biography

Quintin Ferbie Gulledge now known as Q, born in a musical family of 5 in Milwaukee Wisconsin. He started playing drums at the age of 2, piano at 7 and bass at 13. In 2012, Q graduated from Milwaukee High School of the Arts where he studied jazz and classical piano and at this time starting to make beats for Ma$e and other artists in his hometown. A year later Q finally decided it was time to fulfill his dreams and moved to Los Angeles, California. The dreams began to blossom after a lot of work and driving around California. Q landed his first big gig with Sage The Gemini in 2014 then shortly after, he started playing keyboards for Estelle, Jojo, and Fifth Harmony. In the Summer of 2015, he auditioned and joined 1500 Or Nothin a collective of Grammy award winning producers and songwriters who helped him navigate through the industry and play with artists such as Bj Chicago Kid, Ty Dolla $ign, Kendrick Lamar, Usher, The Carter’s and MD for Lizzo, Ella Mai, Lucky Daye, Kiana Lede, Rae Sremmurd, and many others. Q Co-Produced 6 songs on Ella Mai’s debut Platinum album which include Triple Platinum Award winning song Trip. He also produced for Dj Mustard, YG, Rapsody, D Smoke among other artists. Q plans to keep growing as a music producer, expanding his passion in film scoring and future business ventures.

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    Sizes: 14", 16", 18"
    Volume: Medium
    Weight: Light

    Sound character: Exotic, warm, trashy. Medium range, complex mix. Fast, responsive feel, fairly quick decay. An explosive Crash cymbal with a strong, low wash for unique effects in many styles of music.

  • Sounds
  • 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.

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  • Details

    Sizes: 14", 16", 18"
    Volume: Medium
    Weight: Medium

    Sound character: Fairly dark, energetic. Medium wide range, complex mix. Explosive, shattering crash. Exotic stick sound over a complex, trashy wash. Assertive china for exotic effects.

  • 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

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