Thor Kortegaard

Jonah Blacksmith

Thor Kortegaard


Paiste Artist Since
May 2022


Main Affiliation
Jonah Blacksmith

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„To me, Paiste is the sound and feel of legendary drummers like Bonham, Keltner, Jordan and Porcaro! Playing Paiste cymbals is getting in touch with the soul and spirit of that same musicality; Nostalgic, yet timeless, present and vibrant. Superior quality cymbals! “


Thor Kortegaard

Cymbals listed from left to right

15" Masters Dark Hi-Hat
20" Signature Traditionals Light Ride
22" Signature Traditionals Light Ride
20" Signature Traditionals Medium Ride (discontinued)

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Thor Kortegaard is a drummer and multi instrumentalist from Denmark. Since 2011 he has been touring and recording as a member of the critically acclaimed seven-piece folk/rock/pop band Jonah Blacksmith. Thor grew up in a music-loving family in the northwest of Denmark. Ever since early childhood he has been eager to play any instrument he could get his hands on.

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  • Details

    Sizes: 14", 15"
    Volume: Soft
    Weight: Medium

    Sound character: Dark, full, soft, multi-layered. Medium wide range, complex mix. Soft, responsive feel. Velvety sizzling open sound. Rich, dark chick sound. A sensitive hi-hat perfectly suited for light to medium heavy use within Jazz, Blues, Country and other acoustic music styles.

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