Cymbal Question

Cymbal Question

Cymbal Question    18:39 on Tuesday, September 14, 2010

(22 points)

I got This Opprotunity to be the drummer for our choir and I need some new cymbals because mine are to sharp and pingy but i was wondering what kind of cymbals would recomend? If it matters my favorite brand is sabian.

Re: Cymbal Question    09:01 on Monday, December 20, 2010


I play rack for marching band, and my brother has a drum set [he's not a percussionist] so I'll give it my best shot:

~ Hi-hat
~ Crash (16" - 18")
~ Ride (20"+)
~ Splash (About 6" to 10", screw them on firmly.)
~ China (If you like. They sound pretty cool.)

(Also, keep a cymbal bag with you -- they're heavy when you get the cymbals in, but they help out a bunch.)


Zildjian and Sabian are my recommended brands. Sabian makes good rides and crashes, while Zildjan makes good splahes. Hi-hats I haven't had much experience with, so you're on your own.

Re: Cymbal Question    09:37 on Monday, December 20, 2010

(1278 points)

If you like Sabian then look at their HH cymbals. AA's tend to be bright and penetrating. The HH's tend to be fuller and warmer.


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