Independent

Sami Järvinen

About

Paiste Artist Since
October 2006

Nationality
Finland

Main Affiliation
Independent

Other Affiliations
Leningrad Cowboys
Sleepy Sleepers
Värttinä

Sami Järvinen

Setup

Sami Järvinen

Cymbals listed from left to right

15" Formula 602 Modern Essentials Hi-Hat
17" Signature Traditionals Thin Crash
8" Masters Dark Splash
14" PST X Swiss Hats Bottom (regular)
21" Masters Dark Dry Ride
18" Signature Traditionals Thin Crash
15" 2002 Wild China (discontinued)

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Biography

Playing career: Sami is one of the most talented and grooviest drummers is Finland. He has worked as permanent drummer for example the next line ups: Lenni-Kalle Taipale, Jonas Hytönen Show, Hemma Beast, Värttinä, Lenigrad Cowboys, Sleepy Sleepers, Kotipelto, Paula Koivuniemi ja Dalindèo. He has worked as a freelance-musician in different productions. Bands, played together with: Lenni-Kalle Taipale Trio, Leningrad Cowboys, Michael Monroe, Andy McCoy, Iiro Rantala, Värttinä, Jonnea Geagea, Timo Kotipelto, Paula Koivuniemi, Laura Voutilainen, Dalindeo, Alamaailman vasarat , Hemma Beast, Husband, Johanna Rusanen, Marika Krook, Sami Pitkämö, Toni Wirtanen, Jore Marjaranta, Pepe Willberg, Tommi Läntinen, Muska, Laura Pausini, Kärtsy Hatakka, Veeti Kallio, Nina Tapio, Costello Hautamäki, Groove President, Gebardi band, Flipper band, Sleepy Sleepers, Virve rosti, Menneisyyden vangit TV: Pohjolan Kyky, Joonas Hytönen Show,
 Independence Day reception of Finland Albums and recordings to name a few: Leningrad Cowboys, Lenni-Kalle Taipale, Takorautaa (Hemmabeast), Keisarikunta- elokuva (soundtrack), Veeti Kallio, Pekka Rechardt Teaching: Teacher in different schools. On line teacher in Rock Way school.

Setup Cymbals

  • Details

    Sizes: 20", 21"
    Volume: Medium
    Weight: Medium

    Sound character: Dry, rich, silky, strong. Medium range, fairly complex mix. Very controllable and fairly dry feel. Silvery ping over rather short sustained and dusty wash. Ideally suited for articulated and precise playing in most musical styles such as R&B, Funk, Pop and Country.

  • Sounds
  • Details

    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.

  • Sounds
  • Details

    Sizes: 8", 10"
    Volume: Medium
    Weight: Light

    Sound character: Dark, soft, warm, fast. Wide range, complex mix. Very soft feel, very responsive. Delicately whooshing effect cymbal with a round, balanced decay for short accents in low to moderate music settings.

  • Sounds
  • Details

    Sizes: 19"
    Volume: Loud
    Weight: Medium

    Sound character: Wild, roaring, dark, trashy, shimmering. Wide range, fairly complex mix. Responsive feel. Aggressive, widespread, shattering attack with an oriental, acidic decay. Perfectly suited for all types of extreme musical styles that require a sturdy, almost uncontrollable China. Odd sizes offer a unique and different alternative to your set up.

  • Sounds