Paul Francis has been playing drums for 44 years and is currently playing with three bands. He worked at the world’s largest cymbal company for 32 years, during this time he worked with drum heroes and legends designing some of the world’s most iconic cymbal models.
He also has a degree in mechanical engineering.
In April of 2022, Paul started his own cymbal brand, Cymbal Craftsman. Cymbal Craftsman offers handcrafted cymbals to individual drummers’ specifications and is also offering modifications to existing cymbals.