PAISTE 22" MASTERS ROSIE CRISP RIDE CYMBAL
Masters started out as an assemblage of twelve rides - exquisite and laboriously hand-manufactured cymbals made of CuSn20 bronze to achieve superior sound ideals in various musical genres. In 2014, three crashes and two hats join the series to expand the unique Masters sound atmosphere to additional cymbal types. Masters integrate the experience of the decades long art of cymbal making with the inspirations of international top drummers.
- Since: 2011
- Alloy: CuSn20, also known as «Traditional Bronze»
- Applications: Low to loud settings • live and recording • Jazz, Blues, R&B, Funk, Pop and Country
- Sound: Warm, full, rich, deep, broad. A wide variety of sound concepts from dark to bright, dry to sustaining, pronounced to washy, smooth to strong. Each cymbal has its very own sound character that has to be experienced.
Volume: medium low to medium loud
Stick Sound: fairly pronounced, crisp
Sustain: medium long
Bell Character: fairly separated, strong
Sound Character: Fairly bright, rich, open, warm. Wide range, fairly clean mix. Even, controllable feel with quick response. Crisp, clear stick sound over a rich, warm wash. All-purpose ride cymbal suitable for a broad range of musical styles. Developed in co-operation with session great Ndugu Chancler.