One of the standard instruments employed by a mehterân band. Çevgen a kind of stick bearing small concealed bells
Two different sized holes eliminate the over tone. Halfly lathed body and less hammering give the crooked look.
Papery attack, extremely quick. Powerful than a regular splash. A perfect splash add up efx.
Ottoman military bands are thought to be the oldest variety of military marching band in the world. Mehteran properly speaking, refers only to a single musician in the band. Lathed at bottom, halfly lathed at top. Old world polishing gives the unique look as to all Janissary’s. Four small sized holes. Smooth lathing gives the Mehteran its unique sound. Different sound textures at different situations. The body waves irregularly as a crash. Dark overtones occur at riding.
Three sizzles near the edges add more color to that old world cymbal. An alternative efx to chinas or a secondary ride for low volume situation.
The new force of irregular infantrymen was called Nefer. Two different sized holes irregularly drilled. A very thin cymbal with uniquely lathed grooves. Less hammering near the edges make the nefer act very quickly. Somewhere between a china and a crash. An old world world warrior for every set up.
Orkhon (Göktürk) were a nomadic confederation of Turkic peoples in medieval Inner Asia.The Göktürks under the leadership of Bumin Qaghan and his sons succeeded the Rouran as the main power in the region and took hold of the lucrative Silk Road trade. Gök means "sky" in modern Turkish.
A china one of a kind cymbal with four regularly drilled holes. Non lathed inside. The edges are hand shaped without any lathing. The out of shape look with a different polishing gives this cymbal its unique look. Medium heavy weight yet very quick and powerful with a rapid decay. Appears with different sound textures at all settings. An all around efx for every style.
A shamanic professional, who is a highly-trained and very often spiritually selected individual, is known as a shaman. With no lathing at the top Shamans are very low and extremely dark. As a crash very quick, as a ride very smooth and low. Perfect for all kind of set-up. A quick and thin crash
for recording. Extremely low ride for acoustic jazz. A very different color for every kind of percussion. Spiritual, shamanic
Khan is an originally Altaic and subsequently Central Asian title for a sovereign or military ruler Thanks to its round edges, khan is perfect for hand playing.
Sensitive and quick. Easy to play. Hammered at top, lathed at bottom makes Khan brighter yet staying close to warm sounds.
Stick sound: balanced
Janissary-X 14'' kHan
Janissary-X project offers efx cymbals that are totaly different in sound and shape. Based on the concept
of “old world percussion” that comes with a mind blowing texture of sounds and shapes. A must for any kind of set-up.
material: B20 cast bronze 80% copper, 20% tin
finish: aged polishing
hammering: random hand hammering
lathing: hand lathing
genres: alternative, classical, funk, hip-hop, jazz, latin, metal, pop, R&B, rock, world