Dark, warm, strong, exotic, sizzling, earthy. Wide range, slightly complex and dense mix. Fairly soft, responsive feel. Great for explosive, strong, dark accents. Complex, washy ride sound. A modern China cymbal with a wide spectrum for various musical applications. “The China is nearly smooth”, states Vinnie Colaiuta.
Bright, full, trashy. Wide range with complex frequencies. Well suited for stronger china ride playing and big, exotic crashes.
Raw in response with dark, musical overtones. Effective for riding, accents, crashing, and effects.
Available in 18″
Fairly trashy, bright attack, low wash. Wide frequency range, fairly clean mix. Explosive response, fast fade. Size range allows everything from quick accents to complex ride playing.
Zildjian’s newly designed 22” A Zildjian Swish Knocker, which features a smoother and sweeter “knock,” was inspired by the model Mel Lewis and his orchestra made famous at the Village Vanguard. The new A Zildjian Swish Knocker, which replaces the original model, has a slightly higher profile and a less curved cup. It also features 20 rivets and a legendary A Zildjian traditional finish.
Wild, roaring, dark, trashy, shimmering. Wide range, fairly complex mix. Responsive feel. Aggressive, widespread, shattering attack with an oriental, acidic decay. Perfectly suited for all types of extreme musical styles that require a sturdy, almost uncontrollable China. Odd sizes offer a unique and different alternative to your set up.
Designed for RHCP drummer Chad Smith, the 19″ AA Holy China is a monster of loudness and cut, the loudest cymbal on the SABIAN roster! Each one of 300 is hand-numbered under the bell and packaged in a deluxe custom bag. A certificate of authenticity signed by Chad Smith must be requested after purchase. Available in North America only.
Very Limited Quantities!
Very bright, slightly trashy, full, exotic. Wide range, complex mix. Fast, responsive, explosive crash, loud, clear defined bell. Very unique, versatile china for flexible application.
Simply touch to activate this hand- or stick-playable extra-thin model with the finger-friendly, down-turned edge.
Designed with Akira Jimbo to combine darkness and brilliance. Thin China projects like a heavier cymbal due to the un-lathed bell.
Dark exotic, mellow sound for special effects.
A fiery combination of tonal heat and raw aggression, for biting attack with a furiously fast and funky feel.