Cymbal Design & Innovation | Paul Francis, Director of Cymbal Innovation at Zildjian


Paul Francis

Theme Of This Episode

Paul spent his first day at Zildjian sweeping floors. Over 30 years later, he’s the one designing the cymbals many of us use and love. If you’ve ever wondered how they make your favourite cymbal sound dark, gritty, earthy, sandy, washy(or whatever other adjectives you use to describe your cymbals), listen on.

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What You’ll Learn From This Episode

Cymbal making process

How to pick the right cymbal

Coming up the ranks at Zildjian

Designing with drummers in mind

Ways To Connect With Guest

Instagram: @cymbalcraftsman

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