Istanbul Mehmet Erik Smith Versa Ride Cymbal -Signature Series
The Erik Smith Versa Ride cymbal is part of the Signature Series of cymbals from Istanbul Mehmet and if we do say so our ourselves the Signature Series is bursting with drummer collaborations that make for some super swanky cymbal sounds.
Designed in collaboration with Norwegian drummer, Erik Smith, the Istanbul Mehmet Erik Smith series of cymbals pays homage to a long time endorser of Istanbul Mehmet Cymbals. Erik is recognised as a versatile and seasoned drummer who has had a long and fruitful drumming career playing alongside the likes of Donna Summer an Josh Groban to name but a few. The Istanbul Mehmet 22" Erik Smith Versa Ride like Erik is a versatile cymbal which has been created using a high grade B20 bronze alloy and features a custom lathed top for a higher pitch sound. In terms of sound, the brilliant finish allows for a rich, warm sound with reliable stick definition, dark and controlled overtones. A large bell, allows for a greater variation of overtones, enhanced volume and a greater attack.
All of the cymbals from Istanbul Mehmet are created using traditional cymbal making techniques and are handcrafted to perfection and this is another stunning example of the high quality that oozes from Istanbul Mehmet cymbals.