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Stewart Copeland's Inspiration - 12" Signature Combo Crisp Hi-Hat «The Rhythmatist»

 

Stewart Copeland Paist - 12

Stewart Copeland achieved international fame as member of British New Wave icon The Police. On one hand chart hits like «Roxanne», «So Lonely» or «Every Breath You Take» delighted the fans. On the other hand Copeland’s unorthodox style of accompanying these songs influenced generations of drummers. At present he works as composer of sound tracks, ballet, opera and orchestral music.
 
Stewart Copeland teamed up with Paiste Sound Development to design a dynamic hi-hat small enough for fine articulation, yet crisp enough to cut through at all volume levels. The result is the 12" Signature Combo Crisp Hi-Hat «The Rhythmatist».
 


Paiste uses different alloys for the top and bottom cymbals. The CuSn20 Bronze top is responsible for warmth and fullness, while the Signature Bronze bottom provides brilliance and precision. Played closed the hi-hat produces a rather dry, crisp sound. The chick sound is full and razor-sharp. Thus the Compo Crisp Hi-Hat is well suited for drummers who want to emulate Stewart’s subtle, nuanced style, or as a powerful auxiliary hi-hat.

Signatures are entirely made by hand from the originally used Signature bronze in Switzerland using traditional methods that have remained unchanged in over half a century.

Source : www.paiste.com

Stewart Copeland on 2 Unite All Benefit Album


The 2 Unite All Benefit Album features 26 powerful songs of healing and peace for Gaza & the Middle East by world famed musicians Peter Gabriel, Stewart Copeland (The Police), Def Leppard's Rick Allen, Serj Tankian (System of a Down), Grammy- winning Opera singer Sasha Cooke, Pearl Thompson (The Cure), Grammy winner Gary Nicholson, Grammy winner Joanne Shenandoah, Fox Lima (Enigma MMX Social Media song), David Arkenstone, Ricky Kej & Wouter Kellerman, GuruGanesha, and many amazing others.

The album cover art work is by acclaimed illustrator Greg Spalenka :

2 Unite All Benefit Album

All Proceeds will go towards urgent surgical & psychological care for Palestinians in Gaza and Mid East peace awareness. 

www.2uniteall.com

Stewart Copeland, Serj Tankian and Omar Fadel redorded the song at the Sacred Grove in 2011. It's intitled "Spinning Mysteries at the Sacred Groove"

Release date : oct.29, 2014
Order on iTunes.

Stewart Copeland on Hell's kitchen


Stewart Copeland will soon be on the set of "Hell's kitchen", the american reality television cooking competition.
The next challenge involves ingredients determined by a roll of the dice. The winning team earns a trip to Las Vegas, while the remaining chefs unload the truck for the dinner service. Later, a contestant deals with an injury while the teams cater to music legends, including Stewart Copeland and Steven Tyler.
Stewart Copeland on Hell's kitchen
Airs 11/5/14 on Fox
www.fox.com/hellskitchen/

Ben Hur back in the arena with CSO


Stewart Copeland composed an original score to MGM's 1925 epic silent film Ben Hur: A Tale of the Christ. 

Stewart Copeland Ben Hur
Stewart Copeland and the Chicago Symphony Orchestra

Conducted by Richard Kauffman, The Chicago Symphony Orchestra performed the score accompanying the 90 minute version of the MGM's film, prepared by Copeland, to a packed house. Stewart played drum kit and percussions with the orchestra. 

The CSO hosted a preconcert lecture with Richard and Stewart. They have collaborated before and the warmth of their friendship and mutual admiration was apparent. Amongst the many laughs and jokes, an audience member asked the difference between this and playing drums in a rock band, Stewart said he plays quieter with the orchestra while Richard whimsically mimed a 'heck-no' nod behind Stewart's back. I suppose it is all a matter of perspective.

Stewart Copeland and conductor Richard Kauffman - Ben Hur
Stewart Copeland and Richard Kauffman

As a long-time fan of Stewart's work, both with The Police and in his post-rock star musical career, it was an honor to photograph him. His musical depth is awe inspiring, his compositions uniquely original with his signature sound and his personality is infectious. Combined with our world-class symphony orchestra, it was a night to always remember. 

Special thanks to Eileen Chambers of the CSO for her helpful coordination and hospitality. Lisa Torem's interview with Stewart forthcoming.

www.stewartcopeland.net
www.cso.org

Source : Philamonjaro-Studio

Stewart Copeland on upcoming performance with CSO


Stewart Copeland on upcoming performance with CSO​The Police’s Stewart Copeland joined the Steve Cochran Show to discuss his upcoming performance with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra. The Grammy Award-winning drummer and composer joins the CSO, led by conductor Richard Kaufman in the Chicago premiere performance of Copeland’s original soundtrack for MGM’s legendary 1925 silent film Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ on Tuesday, October 14 at 7:30 p.m. Visit cso.org or call 800-223-7114 or 312-294-3000 to purchase tickets.

Listen to the whole interview on : wgnradio.com

 

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