Tim Brown

Martin Turner's Wishbone Ash

Tim Brown

About

Paiste Artist Since
October 2010

Nationality
United Kingdom

Main Affiliations
Martin Turner's Wishbone Ash
Dave Evans
Freelance

Other Affiliations
Don Airey
Kee Marcello

„Paiste are the most consistent musical cymbals made. They are what cymbals should sound like.“

Setup

Tim Brown

Cymbals listed from left to right

15" Twenty Hi-Hat (discontinued)
20" Giant Beat Thin
20" Formula 602 Classic Thin Crash
20" 3000 Power Ride (discontinued)
8" Formula 602 Modern Essentials Splash
20" 2002 Novo China

Biography

Tim Brown is a professional drummer and drum tutor from Leicestershire, UK. Undoubtedly one of the most versitile, hardest working, Most powerful , energetic and entertaining drummers on the scene, Tim's unique playing style and flamboyant showmanship has developed since picking up the sticks at the age of 8. He has been working as a pro drummer since 2000 and has recorded toured across the UK and Europe with Aynsley Lister, Vivid, Persian Risk, King King, The Garden, Maybe Grace, The Four tops, Downtothebone, Nickolodeon to name a few. Tim is currently the drummer for Swedish guitar ace Kee Marcello ( ex Europe) and Allanah Miles. Tim has also made a name for himself as one of the UK's top drum tutors . Tim is the Co Founder of Drumbreaks events and has performed drum masterclasses and Clinics arcoss the UK.

Setup Cymbals

  • Details

    Sizes: 18", 20"
    Volume: Medium
    Weight: Light

    Sound character: Fairly dark, warm, breathy. Medium wide range, slightly complex mix. Soft feel; very responsive. A dynamic, full and velvety crash cymbal for a wide range of musical styles. Also well-suited for mallet applications.

  • Sounds
  • Details

    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.”

  • Sounds
  • Details

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

    Sound character: Very bright, slightly trashy, full, exotic. Wide range, complex mix. Fast, responsive, explosive crash, loud, clear defined bell. Very unique, versatile china for flexible application.

  • Sounds