Steve Moretti

Matt Catingub

Steve Moretti


Paiste Artist Since
February 1999

United States

Main Affiliations
Matt Catingub
Jens Lindemann


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„Paiste cymbals allow me to have a strong musical voice with a variety of colors to accommodate any musical situation. I cover a wide range of genres in a performance and my setup allows me to flow seamlessly through each style. Nothing is better, period! “


Steve Moretti

Cymbals listed from left to right

13" Signature Dark Crisp Hi-Hat
18" Signature Traditionals Thin Crash
20" Signature Traditionals Light Ride
20" Signature Dark Energy Crash Mark I (discontinued)
10" Signature Splash
22" Signature Traditionals Medium Light Swish (discontinued)


Drummer/percussionist/producer Steve Moretti is a two-time Grammy® Award nominee and winner of two Telly Awards. Steve has an extensive recording career playing on over 30 nationally released recordings. He made his movie debut playing live in the 2014 Clint Eastwood film, “Jersey Boys.” Frequently engaged for symphonic drum set performances, Steve’s upcoming appearances include concerts with the symphony orchestras of Edmonton, Florida, Long Beach & Omaha. Steve is co-founder, President & CEO of Macon Pops, a pops orchestra he created in his hometown of Macon, GA with long-time collaborator, conductor/ performer/arranger, Matt Catingub. As a producer, he has produced diverse projects from a PBS special to orchestra and chamber music works to hip hop, rock and pop artists. Steve served three terms on the Board of Governors of the Atlanta Chapter of the Grammy® Recording Academy. He is endorsed by Pearl Drums, Paiste Cymbals, Aquarian Drum Heads, Audix Microphones, Future Sonics Ear Monitors and Vic Firth Sticks. Visit

Setup Cymbals

  • 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