Sammy Salas

T3R Elemento

Sammy Salas

About

Paiste Artist Since
April 2022

Nationality
United States

Main Affiliation
T3R Elemento

„Being part of a family like Paiste, makes me want to be an even better version of me.“

Setup

Biography

Sammy Salas, Is a Las Vegas born and raised drummer. Sammy, has a versatile backround, with his initial start at church beginning at the age of ten years old. Sammy at the age of sixteen went on to win the regional part of Guitar Center’s “Drum Off” in Las Vegas. Sammy with his continual accomplishments began touring with Kevin Ortiz. He then then went on and recorded drums for “Lamento Boliviano” on the album $ad Boyz 4 Life by Junior H, which went #1 on the Latin Billboard Charts for two weeks straight. In 2019, Sammy performed at the 26th annual Latin Billboards Music Awards, playing alongside recording artists Adriel Favela and Javier Rosas at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas. Sammy also continually performs with DJ Yo Yolie on the Las Vegas Strip. Currently, Sammy is the official drummer of T3r Elemento, a band that has had a long trajectory and has had platinum awards alongside Gerardo Ortiz and Lenin Ramirez. The band has just finished recording their next album which will feature Sammy as their newest member.

Setup Cymbals

  • Details

    Sizes: 18", 20"
    Volume: Medium
    Weight: Medium

    Sound character: Aggressive, bright, energetic, trashy. Medium range, complex mix. Responsive feel, explosive attack. Powerful, cutting effect cymbal for exotic accents. A good cymbal for noisy crash riding at higher volume levels.

  • 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: 8", 10"
    Volume: Soft
    Weight: Light

    Sound character: Full, wet with a brittle, trashy side. Fairly wide range, complex mix. Soft and very responsive, giving feel with a short, exploding sparkly splash character. Very well suited for dynamic effect accents in many musical styles. Also, well suited for hand playing in percussive set-ups.

  • 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