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Since starting in 1951, Meinl Percussion has been creating an incredibly diverse range of instruments for musicians everywhere. Meinl was founded by Ronland Meinl in Gutenstetten, Germany. Meinl focuses on cymbals and percussion, creating a majestic array of sounds no matter what you are searching for. While Meinl is extremely well-known all around the world for their cymbals, they also offer a wide variety of other instruments. Their hand percussion selection is unparalleled- whether you are searching for shakers, congas, tambourines, castanets or any multitude of bells and exotic instruments. Meinl also builds bongos, tamboras, and more.
No matter what you are looking for, Meinl will surely meet your percussion needs. Whether you are looking to create an exotic, wordily sound or something with mainstream style, Meinl has something for everyone. Their dedication to quality is apparent in each and every piece as precision is a must. The list of Meinl artists is incredibly long and impressive. Users include The Word Alive, Chris Adler, Maytal Cohen, Abah Andris, Robert 'Sput' Searight, Daniel Williams, Brann Dailor, and Matthew Garstka.
The award winning Byzance Jazz cymbals hava a regular finish and contain outstanding sound qualities. They were developed for the natural vintage sound that traditinal Jazz requires. With a complex...
The Byzance Dark Spectrum Hi-hats feature a unique pairing, designed with Rodney Holmes' personal inspirations in mind. Solid, strong chick sound with tight stick response and plenty of presence.
Traditional, warm sound in an extremely wide dynamic spectrum. Energetic, exploding attack and a louder response.
From the Meinl site: Its dark tonal character and soft stick sound make it ideal for jazz. It delivers a sparkling mid-range stick definition over a warm wash of tone...
This China Cymbal has an aggressive, brash attack with a complex spread. Trashy sound with an explosive response and long sustain. Meinl's Byzance Traditional finish cymbals are handmade in Turkey...
Heavier weight for a powerful sound with a brash open hihat in a wide dynamic range.
Meinl 18" Byzance Traditional Light Crash From Meinl: Quick and lively built up due to its extra thin edge. The steep bow is responsible for the rapid and mellow-dark sounding...
Traditional finish cymbals have a completely lathed surface and a warm, smooth and rich sound. The harmonic spectrum has slightly dominant mids. B20 Bronze Alloy Hand hammered for an unique...
Aggressive, powerful and loud with a penetrating, energetic open hihat and a cutting chick.
Meinl 21” Classics Custom Dark Crash Full frequency range with a wide, full spread. Explosive attack, strong projection with a touch of warmth due to additional hammering.
The lighter version of the Vintage Pure Ride comes up with an outstanding dry stick response with hints of trash and darkness underneath. They have a distinctive raw and earthy...
Its balance of stick definition and wash, along with a touch of warmth, produces a full spectrum of overtones when it opens up. Very innovative cymbal for any kind of...
Light weight with increased sensitivity and response. Ultra warm and fine sounding with a soft, smooth chick. Outstanding musical cymbal, ideal for studio work.
These raw looking cymbals with high-density hand hammering are all about strong sticking responses over deep and dry darkness. Total control, due to almost no sustain.Byzance Vintage Pure cymbals are...
A nice spread with great attack. Punchy and washy but still with a traditional feel.
Very long sustain and a dry, pingy, brilliant stick response.
Unique light weight crash with an extremely dry and low pitched sound. Trashy overtones, soft response with a fast decay creating an overall "dryness."
Meinl Classics series cymbals prove their worth with matched sounds and outstanding quality. But moreover, Classics cymbals are unparalleled in the semi-professional range with regard to their extensive selection of...
Extra Dry cymbals have big hammer marks which in combination with the untreated, natural finish enable an extreamely dark sound with a short sustain. Dominant lows with an esoteric character....
Signature ride of Ralph Peterson. Full bodied jazz sound with a harmonic frequency spectrum. Dynamic yet controllable with a balanced overall tone. A great all-purpose ride too. Specs: Styles: Jazz,...
The Meinl Soundcaster Custom Medium Crash Cymbal has a perfectly balanced ambient tone, even without the use of mics or EQ. The Soundcaster Custom cymbals have a built-in glassy high...
The combination of a sandblasted surface, big hammer marks and thin material enable an outstanding dry wash in a low frequency range with a buttery, soft attack. Exceptional crashes!
Meinl 14" Pure Alloy Medium Hi-Hat Pair Effortless touch and clean sound. This is MEINL Pure Alloy. A timeless voice formed with fully lathed surfaces allows them to be\nexpressive in...
Meinl 20" Pure Alloy Medium Ride Effortless touch and clean sound. This is MEINL Pure Alloy. A timeless voice formed with fully lathed surfaces allows them to be expressive in...