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Ride Cymbal, chrsh cymbal, triangle techniques Dave Taylor   ...
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Cymbal Basics by Sabian www.sabian.com   ...
NEW ARTISAN CRASH EXPANDS SABIAN VAULT COLLECTION The Latest Example of Traditional Craftsmanship Enhanced With a Touch of Innovation MEDUCTIC, Canada (Jan. 15, 2009) – SABIAN has added a crash model to their Vault Artisan range of premium, professional cymbals. The Artisan Crash, a thin/extra-thin model in 16- and 18-inch sizes, was designed in the SA ...
NEW AAX X-PLOSION FAST CRASH FROM SABIAN Innovative X-Plosion Design Gets Faster With New, Thinner Model MEDUCTIC, Canada (Jan. 15, 2009) – Responding to requests from R&B, funk, jazz, pop and fusion drummers for a faster variation of its popular X-Plosion Crash, SABIAN has introduced the AAX X-Plosion Fast Crash. Thinner, more responsive and with ...
NEW SABIAN 15-INCH APX SOLID HATS DELIVER BIGGER CUT Over-Sized Pair is Designed to Cut Through the Loudest Volumes MEDUCTIC, Canada (Jan. 15, 2009) – The latest addition to the SABIAN APX series of cymbals is 15-inch Solid Hats. With a 'High Decibel' design engineered to cut through the raging guitars and high-powered amps of today’s loudest roc ...
The Perfect Crash Dan ArmstrongProfessor of Percussion, Penn State UniversitySponsored by SabianFor More Information Please Visit http://www.sabian.com/en/ How do you play a basic crash? First, I think it’s important to have a pre-conceived idea about what sound should be produced when the cymbals are brought together. We usually use the word “ ...
Suspended Cymbals – A Lot to Think About Barry Dove  Cymbal choice - Most people choose an eighteen inch medium cymbal as their general purpose suspended. Make sure that the cymbal responses at all dynamic ranges, especially the outer extreme levels : ppp / fff Make sure it doesn't break up or distort at the loudest or does not respond we ...
Sabian Makes Choosing the Right Cymbals Easy! ‘Web-Based ‘Sound Calculator’™ Helps Musicians Choose the Right Cymbals’ MEDUCTIC, Canada (August 17, 2007) – SABIAN has launched its innovative new Sound Calculator.TM This revolutionary web-based program at www.sabian.com helps musicians choose the Band & Orchestral cym ...
Keeping Your Cymbals Clean Sabian Keeping your cymbals clean doesn't have to be a chore. Proper handling of your cymbals and occasional cleaning will keep them clean. For the best and safest cleaning, 'The SABIAN Cymbal Cleaner' (a new, one-for-all formula introduced in 2001) is suitable for cleaning all cymbals - all series, all finishes… all bran ...
Cymbal Protection: Make Them Last Sabian A cymbal can crack if you don't play it correctly. By choosing the 'right' cymbal weight, size, and positioning, you immediately reduce the possibility of cracking. Here are 6 tips to remember and follow: Play the right cymbals. Every cymbal has its strengths and limitations. Hitting a smaller or thinner cym ...
Avoid Air Pocket Crashes with Cymabls Easy tip to avoid catching an air pocket when playing crashes! Eddie Capps Whether you are in an orchestral or marching setting, you are at risk of what we call “catching air” when you crash your cymbals together. When “catching air” happens, the cymbals come together evenly on the edges (refer ...
Cymbal Technique Staff Sergeant Bill Elliott & Staff Sergeant Steven Hearn Crash Cymbals Types of Crash Cymbals A standard pair of cymbals is usually 18 inches in size and has a quick response to vibrations. These are generally used when a cymbal part has a combination of loud and soft strokes and rhythmic passages. The French type or soun ...
Consistency with Crash Cymbals John R. Beck Teaching cymbal technique is often a neglected topic in the course of study for many young percussionists. Due to time limitations and an overwhelming amount of information that is necessary to learn on snare drum, keyboards, and timpani, the topic isn’t addressed in lessons. The student is left to learn cy ...
Triangle Technique Staff Sergeant Bill Elliott & Staff Sergeant Steven Hearn Description and Selection Average triangles measure 6-8 inches. For a brighter sound, a smaller triangle may be a better choice (not necessarily for playing soft). For a darker sound, a larger triangle may be a better choice (not necessarily for playing loud ...
The Jazz Ride Cymbal Pattern Dave Taylor Watch Video> ...
Basic Techniques for Concert Percussionists David Taylor David Taylor is a professional percussionist and recording artist in the Detroit and Chicago areas.  He is also a percussion instructor at Wayne State University. Watch video ...