Destiny Rogers

Stephen Evans

About

Paiste Artist Since
August 2019

Nationality
United States

Main Affiliations
Destiny Rogers
Amber Riley
Melanie Fiona
Kanye West Sunday Service

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Setup

Stephen Evans

Cymbals listed from left to right

18" Masters Dark Crash
20" Masters Thin
14" Formula 602 Modern Essentials Hi-Hat
10" Formula 602 Modern Essentials Splash
10" Signature Dark Energy Splash Mark I
21" Formula 602 Modern Essentials Ride (Cutom)
16" PST X Swiss Hats Bottom (as stack top)
16" PST X Swiss Hats Top (as stack bottom)
20" 2002 Wild Crash

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Biography

Stevo Evans is a well studied touring drummer and clinician hailing from the nation’s capital with an impressive social media following, and notable resume. He has toured and recording with global artists such as Kanye West, Trippie Redd, Doja Cat, Melanie Fiona & Charlie Wilson. His expertise and creative ideas combined with his resume and love for quality made instruments. Stevo is valued for his professionalism, preparedness, and musical ability to play and direct. He is endorsed with Paiste Cymbals and Vater Drumsticks.

Setup Cymbals

  • 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.

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    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.

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

    Sound character: Warm, airy, snarling, silvery. Fairly wide range, complex mix. Soft feel with a very responsive, explosive splash sound. Low tuned effect cymbal for lively accents in moderate volume. Well suited for hand-playing. Vinnie Colaiuta explains: “They are sweet, they are these kind of punctuation marks in the background.”

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    Sizes: 20", 22", 24"
    Volume: Soft
    Weight: Light

    Sound character: Dark, soft, warm, deep. Medium wide range, complex mix. Buttery feel, very responsive. Fine stick sound with hints of silver and wood over a broad, low-pitched warm, deep, multilayered wash. Wide, warm, full crash sound. Very lively, controllable. Multifunctional cymbal for refined ride playing and swelling, deep crashes. Also well suited for mallet playing mallets.

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

    Sound character: Hissing, roaring, metallic, shimmering. Narrow range, fairly complex mix. Very responsive, balanced feel, especially controllable while crash/riding. A strong, piercing, crash paired with a growling decay. Very sturdy crash cymbal for louder musical applications in aggressive drumming styles.

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