Steven Williams


Steven Williams



Paiste Artist Since
July 1989

United States

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„Paiste cymbals has provided me the flexibility and an authentic sound to adapt easily with the various genres of music that I’ve been working in for over 20yrs. For Paiste has always been “Cool Like That” for me.“

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After attending and graduating from Berklee School of Music, I’ve been working with a pretty wide range of artists, starting out Britsh Soul artist Mica Paris, Will Downing, Vanilla Ice, Grammy award winner Hip Hop group The Digable Planets, De La Soul, Peabo Bryson, Ivan Neville/Keith Richards, David Byrne, Henry Butler, Rich Robinson (Black Crows), Sade, David Byrne. I’ve also been stepping in and out of the Broadway circuit for quite some time with ‘Bring In Da Noise, Bring In Tha Funk’ and ‘Three Mo Tenors’. Currently I’ve been working with British artist Adam Masterson, Alt Country artist Edan Archer, Singer Kelley Swindle and NY Blues/Rock outfit Lizzie and The Makers whose new disk has been produced by Reeves Gabrels (The Cure)and Mario McNulty (David Bowie).

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  • Details

    Sizes: 24"
    Volume: Medium
    Weight: Light

    Sound character: Full, silky, powerful, deep. Fairly wide range, fairly complex mix. Responsive, soft feel with powerful attributes. Somewhat papery stick sound with a glassy undertone over fairly dark and cloudy wash. Very versatile ride cymbal with good crash-ability for classic rock music applications. Developed in co-operation with the legendary "Van Halen" drummer Alex Van Halen.

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