Nice bell definition for all around use. B20 is capable of producing a more complex sounding cymbal with a greater spread. Vezir Hi-Hat mh-m full unlathed 13, 14 Controlled sound and clean stick definition. A cushiony wash cradles the stick sound with mellow, breathy air. Thin partially lathed partially lathed 13, 14, 15, 16 Luscious, warm and full-bodied the Master Hi-hats are the perfect companion to the Master rides. A cushion of sound emanates when crashed and decays quickly without losing focus. Learn whether or not the weight of a cymbal affects its sound with help from a private music instructor in this free video clip.
Light — 1402-1650g Light- 1650 - 1806g Med. Ride Original t full full 19, 20, 21, 22 Dry and mellow. China med-thin partially lathed partially lathed 22+ While riding, this cymbal supplies warm overtones to support ensemble playing while having enough holler to raise the roof on a shout chorus. A texture of smoky tones is emitted when the cymbal is warmed up. You can get to more quality information on how to recognize the different trademark stamps, hammering and lathing styles, bell shapes and sizes, specific models, and much more via the links in my signature. To all the commenters out there: when anyone posts a comment, I get an email alert.
A good choice for moderate volume work where precision and color are paramount. An explosive, shimmery attack very reminiscent of shattering glass. Flat Ride medium lathed lathed 19, 20, 21 22 Shimmery, silvery, sounding ride that produce a very mellow yet defined ping with minimal spread. Started in Constantinople in 1623, Zildjian literally means son of cymbal maker and looking at the innovative designs and top-notch construction of their products explains why. Incredible stick definition along with musky, low undertones make this cymbal a natural choice for acoustic settings.
Heavy h full full 20, 21, 22 Clean and definite stick response with a clear ping. A full, musical wash appears when the cymbals are played half open. When called upon they also respond quickly and articulately to intricate, light stick and foot patterns. Woody stick definition and soft tone. This is the perfect cymbal for a Timbale setup, however, this cymbal is much more. Full-bodied, ultra dark and complex sound. Rare as hen's dentures once you get above 24.
Flat Ride t barely lathed barely lathed 18, 19. Great for quick crashes and chokes. The instrument is fundamentally low in pitch, dry yet open and provides excellent stick articulation. Soft and warm quality for all around use. No guarantees I can spot something, but if you want to have a go I'll see what I can see. A smaller bell allows excellent stick definition without unwanted wash while retaining the characteristic properties of a crash.
Many Agop Endorser models not listed, as these change frequently. Thin hammered, lathed, rehammered hammered, lathed, rehammered 16, 18 Drier version of the masters crashes, but not as dry as master vintage. I've tried lots of 22 early rides since. Actually, your 22 would fit in at the upper end of the documented range. Was checking out the great sound files that Counterhoop Vintage Drum Store has on E-Bay; and started seeing a vague pattern of cymbal weights, tone and diameter, and thought it would be nice to have this laid out in a format that makes sense to me. Bell Bell eh full full 6, 8, 10, 12 Piercing and high-pitched for special accents.
The weight of the cymbal is just heavier than the Master's series rides and the bell is also a bit larger. Thin unlathed unlathed 19, 20, 21, 22, 24, 26, 28 Drier version of the masters rides. Thin lathed lathed 19, 20, 21, 22, 24 A very unique cymbal that is much thinner and darker than today's traditional flat rides. Medium spreading with a clean small bell. I got my 22 in the early 80's used as part of a 22-20-18 matched set of 1960's A's.
Thin lathed lathed 18 Low pitched and warm, with a woody stick definition, these compliment the Masters series rides, by providing an unobtrusive, and warm crash, with light riding capability. Turk Hi-Hat h-mh unlathed unlathed 13, 14 Powerful and dry. The crash has great cut and projection and features a quick decay. The higher tin content of B20 means that it is a two phase alloy and the heating ranges during processing are far more critical. I tried to do a little research on the stamp.
An excellent Ride for jazz, funk, or fusion and appealing to those who have a taste for vintage cymbals. Jazz Master - I do not stock these. Their lineage dates back to the 1600s. A great choice for low volume, acoustic settings. For future reference, the Hidehitters site is a decade out of date and contains a number of errors and omissions. Jazz mt full full 20, 21, 22 Dark, warm and traditional.