Sergio Masciotra

La Carga

Sergio Masciotra

About

Paiste Artist Since
November 2009

Nationality
Argentina

Main Affiliation
La Carga

Setup

Videos & Pics

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Biography

Sergio "La Chancha" Masciotra is a member of the band La Carga, which has shared the stage with artists such as Charly Garcia, Joaquin Sabina, Leo Sayer, Deep Purple, Whitesnake, Creedence, Bryan Adams, Jethro Tull, Yes, Carl Palmer, Alice Cooper, Zucchero, Roger Hodgson, Earth Wind and Fire, and many others. Sergio just released his third instructional book "43 Yeites Explosivos 2" in South America which he is currently promoting. He also has two previously-published instructional books: "41 Yeites Explosivos" and "83 Rítmos Poderosos." More than 700 students, the vast majority of whom work professionally, have studied with Sergio. He has conducted drum clinics in Argentina and throughout Latin America with renowned drummers like Gustavo Rowek, Jorge Araujo, Sebastian Peycere, Fernando Scarcella, Carl Palmer, Ian Paice, and many more. He endorses Paiste cymbals, Gretsch drums, Basix hardware, Dt Music sticks / Sergio Masciotra Signature Series, Aquarian drumheads. He is a columnist for the website "El Club de Bateristas” and for the magazine "Bateristas al Sur" and "Recorplay."

Setup Cymbals

  • Details

    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: 10"
    Volume: Soft
    Weight: Light

    Sound character: Warm, airy, breathy. Medium range, complex mix. Very explosive response with quick decay. Soft feel. A fast, light accent effect cymbal for many musical styles.

  • Sounds
  • Details

    Sizes: 14"
    Volume: Medium
    Weight: Medium

    Sound character: Warm, full, brilliant. Fairly wide range, balanced mix. Soft, responsive feel. Warm, full open sound. Defined, solid chick sound. Versatile all-round hi-hat with definitive classic sound.

  • Sounds