Swiss cymbal maker Paiste has welcomed Gregory Hutchinson and several other accomplished drummers to its artist endorsement program.
Gregory Hutchinson is an renowned and respected musician; a drummer's drummer, who is soundly rooted in the jazz tradition and able to approach many different styles of music tastefully and with imagination.
He has worked with a virtual who's who of the jazz world including Dianne Reeves, Betty Carter, Wynton Marsalis, John Scofield, Roy Hargrove, Charles Lloyd, Diana Krall, Harry Connick Jr, Joshua Redman, Christian McBride and Maria Schneider, as well as many others.
Gregory's cymbal set ups mainly consist of different models from the classic Formula 602 series as well as Dark Rides and Dark Crash Rides from the Twenty Masters Collection.
Other new Paiste endorers Paiste also welcomes the following distinguished artists to the Paiste artist family: Robert Moeller of Le Fly (Germany), Gota Yashiki of Mute Beat (Japan), Martin Huber of Navel, (Switzerland), Christian Specker of Bligg (Switzerland), and Jesus Mendez, jr. of Newsted, former Metallica bassist Jason Newsted's recent band (USA).