Sunnie Snares

The Commonwealth Of Zion Assembly

Sunnie Snares

About

Paiste Artist Since
July 2021

Nationality
Nigeria

Main Affiliation
The Commonwealth Of Zion Assembly

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Biography

Sunnie Snares is a prolific and outstanding Drummer who has been credited with revolutionizing the face and voice of gospel drumming and Music in Nigeria and Africa as a whole. His parents and siblings realized at a young age that Sunnie Snares had a strong love for music and they all worked very hard to invest as much as they could into Sunnie’s promising future. At a very young age, Sunnie Snares was exposed to Professional Gospel music by his parents and this gave him the opportunity of learning from some of Gospel music most prolific songwriters, artists and Musicians. From a very young age, Sunnie started recording with Various Artists around his home country and his contact with the father of Gospel music in Nigeria and Africa, the Legendary Dr Panam Percy Paul charted a new course in his music journey, and while on tour with this great Legend, Sunnie Snares was opened up too many other professional opportunities, artists and musicians and upon completion of this tour Sunnie snares decided to be a Recording drummer. He also began finding his voice as an arranger and producer with over 1000 Live and studio recorded, released and hit songs to his credits. In addition, Sunnie Snares has also merged his recording abilities with his commitment in his home church which happens to be one of the fastest growing and upwardly mobile churches in Africa (The commonwealth of Zion Assembly) popularly called (COZA)with the mandate to reach the unchurched and to establish the Kingdom of God here on earth. Sunnie snares serves as the official drummer, arranger, Music consultant of the Church which also has a Tv station that reaches over 100 countries of the world, and on this platform and many others, Sunnie snares has recorded and shared stage with A list gospel artists, Musicians and producers from Africa and all over the world, such as Dunsin Oyekan, Moses Bliss, Steve crown, Elijah oyelade, Evans ighodalo, Don Moen, Tasha cobbs, Tye-Tribette, Dr Tim Godfrey, Chi-Gospel(Boston), Jonathan Nelson(U.S.A), JJ hairston, Bishop TD Jakes, Dr Benny Hinn, Creflor Dollar, Varshawn Mitchell, Mercy chinwo, Judi-kay, Eben, Martha Munizzi and many others. Though quite accomplished Sunnie Snares continues to push himself in all areas while making sure to sow into the next generation. Sunnie Snares is known for his high level of musicianship who is versatile in all genres with special Mastery in the African Sounds. His style of play ranges from a very detailed and articulate to a very energetic level.

Setup Cymbals

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    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.

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  • 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.

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    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.

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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: 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: 16", 18", 20"
    Volume: Medium
    Weight: Medium

    Sound character: Medium bright, full, exotic, fairly trashy. Wide range, complex mix. Responsive, full sounding crash, complex, trashy ride. The definitive classic rock china sound.

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