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Meinl Byzance Extra Dry Thin Crash Traditional Cymbal   

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Unique lightweight crash cymbal with an extremely dry and low-pitched sound.Dark and dirty. These are the words that describe the Byzance Extra-Dry c...Read More

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Trashy overtones, soft response with a fast decay creating an overall dryness.

Unique lightweight crash cymbal with an extremely dry and low-pitched sound.

Dark and dirty. These are the words that describe the Byzance Extra-Dry cymbals. The surface is completely unlathed and untreated (crashes are lathed on the bottom). Just raw hand-hammered bronze--for a raw earthy sound. There is no wash. The extremely short sustain and stick definition come from the deep hammer marks layered with a more traditional hammering. Smoky sound, buttery feel and a 2-year warranty. Use for studio, fusion, Latin, R&B, country, rock, jazz and pop.

FEATURES
  • B20 bronze alloy
  • Hand hammered into shape
  • Utmost in musicality
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MeinlByzance Extra Dry Thin Crash Traditional Cymbal
 
4.8

(based on 4 reviews)

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4.0

awesome versatile cymbal for funk, jazz, and fusion

By Nate French

from Des Moines, Iowa

About Me Novice

Pros

  • Focused Crash
  • Responsive Feel

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Accompaniment
    • Jazz Clubs
    • School Bands
    • Small Venues
    • Symphonies

    Comments about Meinl Byzance Extra Dry Thin Crash Traditional Cymbal:

    this cymbal has a great dry crash that cuts through the music, then quickly fades back out. Not too loud, not too soft, and pretty responsive. Currently using it as my main crash.

     
    5.0

    I LOVE THIS CYMBAL!!!!

    By Ko Esby

    from Fanwood , NJ

    About Me Experienced

    Pros

    • Explosive Attack
    • Full Crash
    • Responsive Feel

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Used great for everything.

      Comments about Meinl Byzance Extra Dry Thin Crash Traditional Cymbal:

      While jamming with the crew this cymbal cuts through the sound like butter.

      (8 of 9 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      amazing crashes but not very loud

      By HH

      from chicago

      Comments about Meinl Byzance Extra Dry Thin Crash Traditional Cymbal:

      I have a 18" and a 20" and I absolutely love them. But consier that they have a RELATIVELY LOW VOLUME. A 20" goes well with 16" an 18" crashes of other series.They are kind of a hybrid between crash and china. A very unique cymbal. Amazing!

      (5 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Simply Amazing.

      By Xenbiosis

      from California

      Comments about Meinl Byzance Extra Dry Thin Crash Traditional Cymbal:

      These crashes are simply out of this world. They sound great in and out of the studio. The response is more comfortable than any other cymbal I've played. They even look nice! Can't go wrong here.

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