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Original price $299.99 - Original price $299.99
Original price
$299.99 - $299.99
Current price $299.99
  • This is one of the best China Cymbals Zildjian makes - because it’s responsive and SOUNDS like a China should! Dark. Complex. And exotic! 

  • And it’s a generous sized 21” and THIS one is thin!

  • No need to guess at a stock photo as to what your new cymbal sounds like. Have a listen and buy with confidence.  

  • Zildjian describes this cymbal as:
    "Loud-er Effects. Designed to explode with penetrating sound, this China model features an, inverted "volcano" bell and extensive hammering, producing a sound that is trashier than its China counterparts."

  • What’s beautiful about this 21” is that it’s remarkably versatile! 

  • As you can see, the flanged edge on this odd sized Z3 is a FAT 4.5"!

  • Certainly ripe for the striking. The attack is cutting and fairly aggressive but NOT brash, and the tone is wonderfully dark, exotic, and sounds like a classic China! 

  • The sustain is medium to medium fast for a larger cymbal -it's not excessively long like some big Chinas can be. This 21" is very well balanced.

  • And check out the heavy hammering!! Hammered all the way to the edge!!! And Brilliant too!

  • The weight is only 1911 grams, and this Zildjian plays like a THIN! The weight gives this 21" a great response at medium-low volumes and the unlathed bell portion delivers a strong attack and projection.

  • The great thing about this specific 21" is that it's musical in any context. The attack is certainly prominent enough for louder rock, pop, fusion, gospel, R&B, and funk situations, and the exotic dark tone is obviously perfect for jazz and blues and session work.

  • Surprisingly versatile and one of the most interesting cymbals Zildjian has made. 

  • No issues. Extremely clean!