Good Cymbal Suggestions to pair with a Sabian Big and Ugly Phoenix 22" ?

cmrocco

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Can anyone give me any good recommendations for cymbals that would pair nicely with a Sabian Big and Ugly Phoenix 22" ? I am looking for another ride that is crashable (I love the big and ugly for this reason), but perhaps 18, 19, or 20 inch would be cool. I want a different voice with the same characteristics of the Big and Ugly series. I would like to stay with another sabian.

Right now I have a 18" weckl evolution, but it is really not much for riding on. An awesome crash, but a bit too narrow in purpose.
 

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Maybe...(one or both..
at least you can say they're 'all Sabian'..
and there may be some family tonal compatibility; not too extreme (difference.
 

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Those Phoenix are pretty dry from what I've heard recorded, do you want something that dry or a brighter voice for the left?

Maybe a manhattan 18 or 20? There was recently a manhattan recording on this forum- I love my 18 HH manhattan.

I've got that same 18 Weckl but I had Ally K overhammer it at the Vault tour when I bought it. The goal was to dry it out to be rideable, so it sounds more like a trashy paper thin old A ride now with and extra trashy fast crash.
 

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