The Spirit of Vintage Jazz Percussion
When you think of the classic swing ride rhythm that's a staple of bebop and jazz, what you hear in your head is pretty much exactly what the Meinl Byzance 22" Tradition Ride cymbal sounds like. Its steep profile and unique lathing provide a warm and smokey character that caught the attention of the vintage jazz buffs here at Sweetwater, and we're more than happy to recommend this ride to anyone interested in adding a timeless quality to any drum kit. Whether you're accenting notes with the dry ping of the bell or building up intensity with the full and dark timbre of bow and edge, you're sure to enjoy what the Byzance Tradition Ride has to offer.
Meinl 22" Byzance Tradition Ride Cymbal Features:
- A vintage-style ride cymbal that's ideal for various styles of jazz percussion
- Steep bow delivers woody stick definition and a dry, washy build
- B20 bronze offers a dark timbre with a clear bell ping and modest sustain
- Low volume and short sustain allow this cymbal to blend in with the rest of your drum kit
- Hand hammered and hand lathed for a traditional look and a timeless character