Why K Constantinople ride cymbals?

Why K Constantinople ride cymbals?

The new line of K. Constantinople ride cymbals is one for the purists, the musicians, those who do the drumming equivalent of antique shopping. It isn’t just about the sound. The analogy toward antiquing is actually appropriate.

How many different types of Zildjian shoes are there?

Zildjian offers three new types for each of two diameters, comprising six total: 20″ and 22″ Thin High, 20″ and 22″ Medium Thin High, and 20″ and 22″ Medium Thin Low. For those unfamiliar with the genesis of the Constantinople line, here’s a bit of history.

What are the new Zildjian cymbals?

Zildjian offers six new cymbals to add to the existing K. Constantinople line introduced in the spring of 1998. Whereas previous offerings are designated by familiar weight terminology (light, medium), these new Ks are branded by pitch and thinness.

What is the Constantinople line?

Today’s Constantinople line is the latest effort by Zildjian to recreate the original recipe that became such a signature sound in jazz music. The first welcome discovery of the K. Constantinoples is the outstanding stick response across the line. The washy character that characterizes some classic rides is a secondary attribute here.