K Customs enable drummers to meet the demands of contemporary music.
- ALLOY: Zildjian Cast Bronze: 80% Copper, 20% Tin, Traces of Silver
HAMMERING: Exclusive combinations of K Zildjian hammering and modern techniques like over-hammering
LATHING: Fine pattern of narrow symmetrical grooves stiffens the cymbal and enhances its dry sounds
CATEGORY: K Custom Series
WEIGHT: Medium Thin
FINISH: Traditional Finish
GENRE: Drumset: Country, Drumset: Fusion, Drumset: Jazz, Drumset: Latin, Drumset: Other, Drumset: Pop, Drumset: R&B, Drumset: World
SKILL LEVEL: Advanced, Expert, Professional
Zildjian K Constantinople Medium Thin Low Ride
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 Ks" 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.
This K Constantinople Medium Thin Ride "High" possesses plenty of give, texture and "crashability." Combination of top articulation and bottom spread provides excellent stick articulation. Higher in pitch.
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