Meinl 21" Byzance Extra Dry Transition Ride 2010s Un-Lathed

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  • $230$310

Founded in 1951 and based in Germany, Meinl Percussion is one of the two leaders in European cymbal and percussion manufacture alongside Paiste. The Byzance series features traditional Turkish hammering techniques with a basis of B20 alloy for a traditional, atmospheric cymbal sound. The 21" Extra Dry Transition Ride is Mike Johnston's signature model and named for its ability to transition between articulate sticking and large wash.

Years of production: ca. 1990-present

Composition: B20 Alloy (80% copper, 20% tin, traces of silver)

Associated artists: Brann Dailor, Tommy Clufetos, Chris Adler