Zildjian 21" A Avedis Crash/Ride Cymbal
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Zildjian A Avedis 21" Crash/Ride Cymbal

The Zildjian A Avedis 21” Crash/Ride is a reimagining of the classic vintage 1950s A series. Featuring Zildjian’s proprietary aging proc..

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The Zildjian A Avedis 21” Crash/Ride is a reimagining of the classic vintage 1950s A series. Featuring Zildjian’s proprietary aging process for a vintage look and a classic sound, this crash ride has a balance of bright and dark overtones.

A Avedis 21” Crash / Ride

If you're looking for a classic, old school, traditional sound that fits neatly into modern music styles, the A Avedis range is a superb choice.

Zildjian have taken the successful sound of the vintage 'A' series and sonically recreated it to produce a modern version of a past classic.

Zildjian A Avedis 21” Crash/Ride Specifications:

  • Patina finish
  • Warm sound
  • Thin to Medium Thin Weight (2,041g – 2,438g)
  • Long Sustain
  • Low to Mid Pitch
  • Immense Musicality

Crash, Ride, Accent

The Zildjian 21” A Avedis Crash / Ride offers a full range of tone making it extremely versatile.

From the full, responsive stick articulation that responds well to intricate sticking patterns to the bright bursting dark overtones of the accenting crash sound, this Zildjian crash / ride has a sound for every situation.

Offering a weighty, gong-like tone with a full luscious sustain, this cymbal provides a dark flourish of sound ideal for a wide range of musical styles.

The bell of the Zildjian Avedis crash / ride produces a chunky, tone-filled sound ideal for robust musical accents.

Loose Played in Feel

The 21” crash / ride is available in a range of weights from thin to medium thin, allowing you to select the specific cymbal weight that speaks to your needs.

Head to your local PMT Store today to try out this Zildjian A Avedis crash / ride for yourself to ensure it fits your sound.

However, no matter what weight you choose all the cymbals in the A Avedis collection have been designed to deliver a responsive “played-in” feel offering an almost familiar playing feel so that you’re right at home from your first hit.

The first time you play this crash / ride it’ll feel like you’ve played it for years.

Old School Aesthetic

Zildjian have adopted a variety of techniques to maintain the timeless look and sound of this A Avedis crash ride.

This cymbal has undergone Zildjian’s proprietary ageing process to create its individual “aged” patina aesthetic, typical of vintage cymbals.

The ageing process also works to give each cymbal its own tonality and character.

The patinaed look of the crash / ride is complemented brilliantly by the classy understated Avedis logo and original hollow Zildjian logo on the underside of the cymbal.

These close attentions to detail serve to perfectly create an aesthetic that matches the vintage sound of the crash ride.

Vintage Versatility

Ideal for a huge range of musical styles, the Zildjian 21” A Avedis crash ride is well suited to anything from funk and gospel to jazz, RnB, pop, rock, country and fusion.

No matter what the setting or the musical style this crash ride will serve you well. From the studio to the stage this A Avedis will ensure you have the tone you need to perform.


If you want a versatile crash / ride that will slot seamlessly into a wide range of music styles, the Zildjian A Avedis is well worth your consideration.

With a smooth, buttery mix of both bright and dark overtones, a chunky toneful bell sound, flourishingly dark crash tones and a responsive stick articulation, this Zildjian cymbal provides a familiar sound from the first hit.

This A Avedis is perfect if you want a vintage sound in a modern setting.

For instant vintage vibes pick up the 21” A Avedis crash / ride today!

Zildjian 21" A Avedis Crash / Ride Key Features:

  • Patina Finish
  • Warm Sound
  • Bursting Crash Tone
  • Chunky Bell Sound
  • Responsive Stick Articulation
  • General Volume
  • Low to Mid Pitch
  • Full, Luscious Long Sustain
  • Thin to Medium Thin Models Available
  • Ideal for a Wide Range of Styles
  • Vintage Aesthetic and Sound



Weight (kg)8.0000
Cymbal Seriesa avedis
Cymbal Typeride

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