Silvio Ottolini

Session Drummer

Silvio Ottolini

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Paiste Artist Since
March 2020

Nationality
Argentina

Main Affiliations
Session Drummer
Manuel Wirzt
Fena
Fabiana Cantilo
Marisa Mere
The Ottolini's

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Biography

Professional drummer, teacher and producer residing in Buenos Aires, Argentina. He has played or recorded with LOS CALZONES, FABIAN GALLARDO, JUAN ACOSTA, PABLO KRANTZ, PAT CORIA, ROMINA VITALE, ENRRIQUETA, GASTON URBANO, ARIEL POZZO, MARIANA GRISIGLIONE, BRONSON, DENIS SMITH, RICCARDO PEROTTI, PANCHO TERAN, LAURA TUNY, ULTIMA ESTACION, VOLCO, ANA VOLENA, JUAN ABSATZ, DIEGO OCCHIPINTI, DUALPHONIC, CHRISTIAN BASSO, MARIA GABRIELA EPUMER, LOCO SUELTO, EMANUEL ORTEGA, JUAN PONCE DE LEON, FENA DELLA MAGGIORA, LOS TEKIS, CLAUDO PEDREIRA, DIEGO TORRES, COTI SOROKIN, VOLCO, ORQUESTA METAFISICA, and many others during 30 years of records and sessions. Nowadays he plays with MANUEL WIRZT, MARISA MERE, FENA DELLA MAGGIORA, FABIANA CANTILO. He recorded more than 1000 records within Latin America and Europe, many of whose hits became number one on the music charts. Also participated in film scoring and TV commercials recordings. He toured through Latin America and USA and performed “live” in several TV shows. He enjoys playing as well as teaching at his personal studio. One of the most respected teachers in Argentina. Also as PRODUCER at his personal studio works with Bañares, Impermeable, Marisa Mere, The Roppins, Tango Glamour Band, El Globo Infernal, Pablo Marquez, Daniel Gilardi, Fede Nuñez, Martyr Lenga, Fabiana Cantilo and many others.

Setup Cymbals

  • Details

    Sizes: 20", 21", 22"
    Volume: Medium
    Weight: Medium

    Sound character: A fusion of darkness, energy, projection and brilliance. Very wide range, complex, musical mix. Responsive feel, extremely controllable. Woody, silvery, spanky ping over crunchy, thriving wash. Extremely versatile, flexible ride for wide ranging application in modern blended music styles. Mark I: Tends to be a bit quieter, darker and drier. This manifests itself in the overall sound character and in particular in the bell and ping sound.

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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: 16", 17", 18", 19"
    Volume: Medium
    Weight: Light

    Sound character: Dark body, full frequency spectrum, brilliant highs. Very wide range, complex, pleasing musical mix. Immediate, sensitive response, strong attack, controllable spread, even, layered fade. This crash combines silky, soft qualities with energy and projection for an incredibly versatile application range. Also extremely well suited as suspended cymbals and for mallet rolls.

  • 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"
    Volume: Soft
    Weight: Light

    Sound character: Soft, warm, sweet, airy. Medium range, fairly complex mix. Fine, buttery feel. Silky, silvery ping over warm, mellow wash. Musical, gracious bell. Easily transcends Jazz and finds broad musical application wherever refined articulation and cultured style are required.

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