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Associate Professor of Music at Winston Salem State University
„The sound of Paiste cymbals is the sound. They are the best sounding cymbals. They have an incredible dynamic range and have the most beautiful shimmer as they decay. Simply amazing! “
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Dr. Tony Artimisi is Assistant Professor of Music at Winston Salem State University where he teaches courses relating to percussion and music business. As a professional drummer in Nashville, TN, he worked with a wide ranging number of artists and producers including Dr. Bobby Jones, Jack Greene, Alison Brown, Joe Pace, The Crabb Family, and Mark Moffatt. He has written music for Row-Loff Publications and had articles published in Percussive Notes and the Music and Entertainment Industry Educators Association Journal.
Sound character: Full, rich, powerful, energetic. Fairly wide range, fairly clean mix. Very controllable and responsive feel. A clean, glassy stick over a big, deep layered wash with a touch of darkness. This is a big cymbal for big beats. Developed in co-operation with session great John "JR" Robinson.
Sizes: 16", 17", 18", 19"
Sound character: Medium bright, full, silvery, breathy. Wide range, slightly complex, dense mix. Soft, giving, very responsive feel. A sturdy thin crash with a rich, cutting character. Perfect for patterned playing and filling sound spaces in minimal instrumentation.