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DEMO VIDEO! Product Close-Up: Zildjian K Custom Organic and K Constantinople Renaissance Rides

This post is excerpted from the complete review that appears in the May 2015 issue. Product Close-Up Zildjian 21" K Custom Organic and 20" K Constantinople Renaissance Rides Zildjian recently teamed up with two of its artists, drummer/educator Pat Petrillo and jazz great Adam Nussbaum,…

Modern Drummer
Mar 31, 2015

Zildjian K Constantinople 20" Bounce and 22" Renaissance Rides

Zildjian K Constantinople 20" Bounce and 22" Renaissance Rides by Michael Dawson The K Constantinople series is Zildjian’s high-end cymbal line designed to recall classic jazz tones from the 1950s and ’60s. All Constantinople cymbals sound complex, dark, and warm…

Modern Drummer
Nov 21, 2012

Zildjian K Constantinople 22" Renaissance and 20" Bounce Rides

Developed in conjunction with the renowned jazz drummer Adam Nussbaum, the 22" K Constantinople Renaissance ride features smoother lathing on both sides and a bell that’s unlathed underneath to add stick definition. Three rows of overhammering and four large hammer…

Modern Drummer
Jul 10, 2012

Bob Gatzen: Student, Guru

Although he’s a talented drummer who has studied with famed player/teachers Joe Porcaro, Al Lepak, and Gary Burton and whose groups Moto and Spiral have featured top New York and Boston musicians, Bob Gatzen is perhaps best known as a…

Modern Drummer
Jun 14, 2011

Gavin Harrison: Porcupine Tree's Grand Illusionist

by T. Bruce Wittet Mind-twisting rhythms meet super-fat grooves? Gavin Harrison is a rare artist who knows how to do both. If you’ve stumbled across any of British drummer Gavin Harrison’s educational books or videos, you’ll know that he’s deep…

Modern Drummer
Dec 15, 2006