Paiste Traditional Thin Crash

(16 in.)  Sku #447104000000083

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Introduction: 1996

Background: Re-create lost cymbal sounds from the Blues, Swing, Big Band, Cool Jazz, Be-Bop and Hard Bop era of the 1930's to the 1960's.

Innovation: First cymbal series to be researched and newly developed to achieve authentic historical sound.

Alloy: Patented Signature Bronze

Quality: Professional

Production: Manual Craftsmanship - Hand Hammering, Hand Lathing, Proprietary Methods
Applications: Soft to medium loud settings - Live and Recording - Historic to Modern Jazz, Blues, Swing & Big Band, also well suited for acoustic music

Users: Working Musicians, Enthusiasts, Collectors - All players who need traditional sound and feeling in their cymbals

Sound: Dark, complex, warm, smoky, with special emphasis on control and stick feeling - Some models feature particularly soft, trashy or dirty qualities

Looks: Complex surface structures, distinct hammering patterns and varied lathing patterns - Bare aesthetics consistent with historical cymbals, minimal black silk screening

Recognition: Enthusiastic approval from international drumming community - Critical acclaim in percussion magazine reviews

  • Thin Crash: 16" - 17" - 18" - 20"
  • Weight: thin
  • Volume: soft to medium
  • Stick Sound: washy
  • Intensity: fast, lively
  • Sustain: medium
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