This Zildjian 20" K Ride cymbal gives you the essence of Zildjian's K Series sound. Originally developed by Kerope Zildjian in 19th Century Turkey, the deep, dry, and shimmering sound of K Series cymbals has been a mainstay of jazz drumming, finding favor among such legendary drummers as Art Blakey, Elvin Jones, and Tony Williams. Thanks to its unique bronze alloy and elaborately hammered surface, this Zildjian 20" K Ride provides you with a truly inspiring range of tone and expression that lets you play it any way you like. You're going to be glad you added a Zildjian 20" K Ride cymbal to your kit.
Cast bronze cymbals provide premium tone and projection Made from a secret alloy (comprised of copper, tin, and traces of silver), this Zildjian 20" K Ride was individually cast and shaped via a complex sequence of heating, rolling, shaping, hammering, and lathing. It's painstaking techniques and traditional methods like this that give each Zildjian 20" K Ride its unique tone and broad range of expression. Cast bronze cymbals such as the 20" K Ride present you with a rich, full-bodied sound that only improves with age. They also provide you with exceptional projection, clarity, and durability that far outstrips most other cymbals.
A great ride cymbal for jazz and other contemporary musical styles
Hammered and lathed surface allows sound to ring out with full dynamic expression
Traditional finish looks stunning and patinas naturally
Perfect for players of all skill levels
Made using traditional techniques developed in the 19th century by Kerope Zildjian
Bell Size: Medium
Pitch: Low to mid
Manufacturer Part Number: K0817
Zildjian 20 inch K Ride [K0817]
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