The Paiste 2002 20” Ride Cymbal has a warm, lively sound with a brilliant tone. Versatile enough to be used for a wide range of musical styles with a clear stick definition and a full wash.
Classic Warm Ride
The Paiste 2002 Ride Cymbal has a warm, full, lively brilliant sound ideal for a wide range of music situations.
With a medium heavy weight, the Paiste 2002 Ride has an even balanced feel and a clear defined pinging stick sound that blends into a full, clear medium sustain.
The Paiste 2002 Ride provides a wonderfully well-rounded sound. From its classy, warm, articulate stick response to a bursting, washy edge crash sound this 20” ride cymbal has a lot to offer.
The bell on the Paiste 2002 ride cymbal has a clear, robust tone perfect for accenting and emphasising specific parts of your music.
This classic ride cymbal is used by a wide range of professional drummers including Mike Alonso (Flogging Molly), Chuck Burgi (Billy Joel), Anthony Burulcich (Weezer, Morrissey) and Patrick Carney (The Black Keys) to name a few.
A popular choice for drummers of all styles, it’s clear to hear why the Paiste 2002 Ride has remained at the top of most drummer’s lists when it comes to selecting a ride cymbal. With a warm brilliance to it’s sound, this lively ride has a clear response for intricate sticking patterns and a lush wash for great crashability.
The Paiste 2002 Ride is available in sizes 20”, 22” and 24”.
2002 Series Cymbals
The Paiste 2002 Series is legendary. Originally introduced in 1971, these cymbals have defined the sound of generations of drummers from the early days of rock to the present day. The current 2002 range is built on the foundation of the original classic cymbals and has been expanded to include more modern sounds in keeping with today’s progressive popular music.
Utilising a CuSn8 base bronze, now known as the “2002 Bronze”, this cymbal range offers a brilliant, strong sound with a great blend of clarity and warmth. Extremely musical, the 2002 cymbals have a very precise sound with lots of energy and a powerfully reliable projection.
Super versatile, Paiste 2002 cymbals are ideal for both live performance and studio recording. Suited to a wide range of music genres the 2002 range is suited to classic rock, blues, punk, hard rock, heavy metal, country, ska, funk, RnB, soul, gospel, pop, and many more.
Consisting of a variety of cymbals from crashes and rides to hats, splashes and bells, the 2002 Series is built on tradition with a modern feel to ensure it continues to be the first choice of many drummers for years to come.
Paiste 2002 20” Ride Cymbal Key Features:
- Size: 20”
- Weight: Medium Heavy
- Volume: Medium to Loud
- Stick Sound: Balanced
- Intensity: Lively
- Sustain: Medium
- Bell Character: Clea, Integrated
- Warm, Full, Lively, Brilliant Sound
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