A chimera of raw hand-hammering and sandblasted fine lathing, the Benny Greb Meinl Byzance 22″ Sand Crash-Ride combines the light wash and woody ping of a vintage ride with the bell definition of a heavier cymbal. Three rivets along the outer edge provide just the right amount of “glue” from note to note. Drummers at The sandblasting on this cymbal is breathtaking and must be seen to be fully appreciated. Adorning the upper bow of the Meinl Byzance 22″ Sand Crash-Ride is Greb’s autograph/caricature — a nice touch for Greb devotees.
Engineered to sit in a mix
Like all of Meinl’s Benny Greb signature cymbals, the Byzance 22″ Sand Crash-Ride is designed to play well with other performers. This cymbal sounds great in practically any setting, from live jazz and blues to studio rock and metal.
Benny Greb’s ride of choice
Before discovering the Sand Crash-Ride, Greb was content to constantly swap out rides on his studio kits. “For me, the ride is the most important cymbal in my drum kit,” he says. “It has to have character. It defines the overall sound of the drummer and the whole band immensely.” But tasting is believing. The Sand Crash-Ride has the woody definition, smooth wash, and clear bell to serve just about any choice of song. “I have now found the cymbal that combines all of my expectations into one fantastic ride.”
Artist Benny Greb’s ride of choice
Seamless transition from ride to crash
Smooth, buttery wash
Woody, vintage attack
Dry and earthy
3 rivets provide just the right amount of glue between notes
Hand-hammered raw bell and inner edge
Sandblasted, finely lathed playing surface with a great vintage look
Benny Greb autograph
Volume:Medium to Low
Sound:Dark, Vintage, Dry
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