Zildjian Cymbals

Marko uses a variety of Zildjian cymbals, depending on the situation. Here is a breakdown of some of his favorite Zildjians:

20" Constantinople Medium Ride

A bolder, more emphasized and defined fundamental stick sound with a little more articulation. Dry with a good degree of very pleasing overtones and "wash".

K Constantinople cymbals speak with the dark warm sound associated with Zildjian cymbals made in Turkey in the first half of the 20th Century. "Old K's" first resurfaced during the 1950s and 1960s in set-ups of bebop era vanguard drummers like Elvin Jones.

K Constantinoples are hand-lathed by skilled artisans using old-style cutting tools. Pits and other surface impurities, that modern finishing processes remove, are retained, preserving the original tonal quality.

22" K Custom Flat Top Ride

These cymbals feature clear, crisp, shimmering tones with distinctive dry stick sound. They come in a brilliant finish and are perfect for Fusion, Hip Hop, Jazz, Latin, Pop, R&B, Rock, and World music.

Perfect for all skill levels.

8" K Splash

Zildjian's innovative "over-hammering" technique applied to very thin Splashes for the first time. Creats a uniquely dry Splash sound with more clarity, a quicker attack and faster decay.

Perfect for all contemporary music demands.

16" A Thin Crash

The A Series is the choice of more drummers than any other cymbal in the world. Each cymbal is individually cast and rolled from the secret Zildjian alloy, creating instruments that have a distinct voice and character. This 16 in. Thin Crash continues the tradition of excellence.

The Zildjian A Series has shaped musical history from Beethoven to the Beatles. They are brilliant, bright, and full-bodied and the standard by which all other cymbals are compared. This series features more weights and sizes than any other series, and is proven to excel in any musical setting.

18" Oriental Crash

Unique among Zildjian China cymbals.

Features a dramatic, swooping and very broad upturned lip in a truly authentic, original Chinese fashion. Together with a unique hammering technique and thin taper, the Classic Chinas produce a fabulous, explosive "China" sound with richness and full-bodied, yet trashy overtones.

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