Raw bell and thinner body make unique sound for John Blackwell signature series ...
For centuries, cymbals have been made in artisan workshops in Istanbul, Turkey, the acknowleged home of quality cymbal making.
Cymbal alloys (most notably B20 alloys) have secret recipes passed through generations.
Available in Ride 21" & Ride jazz 22"
Details: "I am happy to be part of Turkish Cymbals, the new best cymbal", said John Blackwell, inviting all drummers to give a try to Turkish Cymbals products, "You won't regret", he said.... *Considered one of the most amazing and influential drummers on his era, John Blackwell joins Turkish Cymbals company to bring his expertise, and his world wide known fan base. Injecting this relation with Funk, Power and commitment with the brand.. Blackwell has an incredible background playing with the most important artists in different genres, that includes R&B, Pop, Rock, Funk, Jazz and Country. Cameo, Patti LaBelle, Prince, Justin Timberlake, P. Diddy, Lauryn Hill, Maze Ft. Frankie Beverly, D'Angelo, Bootsy Collins, among others, are the list of artists that John played and continue playing through his drumming career....// -Turkish Cymbals -Hand Cast, Hand Hammered, Hand Lathed. Peculiar hiss-tone that is high, sharp & piercing. Excellent for short, punctuated accents with an exotic atmosphere. For centuries, cymbals have been made in artisan workshops in Istanbul, Turkey, the acknowleged home of quality cymbal making. Cymbal alloys (most notably B20 alloys) have secret recipes passed through generations and each Turkish Cymbal is hand cast, rolled whilst hot, hammered by skilled artisans and tested to give the unique sound the Turkish Cymbals have, before being finished on a lathe. Only by hand making can the cymbal be worthy of a top-flight drummer. Each cymbal has its own individual overtones and "DNA", whilst being broadly similar to its brothers. Your sound is unique with Turkish Cymbals. Probably the finest cymbals on the planet.