The Sultan Series are slightly darker and more dry than their Traditional Series counterparts. The unlathed band on top of each cymbal enhances, controls overtones and gives the cymbal a slightly quicker decay. Unlathed bells enhance the darker musicality of this series.
Open and smooth. Full-bodied responses. Controlled spreading. Nice bell definition for all around use.
SULTAN JAZZ RIDE
Warm, dark and trashy with a changing complex sound caused by its unique design. The thinner weight and wider bell shape give the Sultan Jazz Ride a lower pitch while maintaining a more controlled stick definition.
Full, soft and colourful. Perfect combination of smoothness and sensitivity.
Warm and focused sound with a clean stick definition.
Quick and direct responses with a clear attack.
Turk Series cymbals are completely unlathed to capture the most raw and organic characteristics possible. Dry, with complex yet controlled overtones.
Solid, dry sticking with a raw bell. Minimal overtones.
TURK JAZZ RIDE
A thinner weight and wider bell shape give the Turk Jazz Ride a darker, lower and softer sound with a controlled wash.
TURK FLAT RIDE
Very controlled spread with dry stick responses.
Dry and raw. Trashy responses wuth a quick decay.
Dark and dry. Tighter and more focused when closed. A dark wash when played open.
Dark and raw with a quick, dry decay.
A completely unlated bell with a clear, dry and well defined pitch.
Dark, mysterious and low.
The Special Edition Series are designed to capture the desirable qualities of our two most sought after Jazz cymbals, the Mel Lewis and Agop Signature Series. Combining a unique, vintage lathing pattern on the top with a very light, Agop Signature style lathing on the underside with a unique fishing process, the Special Edition Series combines the dark and complex overtones with a slightly smoother high end and woody stick definition.
SPECIAL EDITION RIDE
Woody stick definition, dry overtones and wash.
SPECIAL EDITION CRASH
Dry, controlled explosion with a short decay.
SPECIAL EDITION HI-HATS
Dark sounding. Dry and low-pitched.
22" SPECIAL EDITION FUSION RIDE
A result of a 10 year collaboration with the online Cymbalholic community.