CRX Cymbals are a new range of high-performance B20 cymbals from the TRX Cymbal Co. The new CRX division of TRX Cymbals is helping to draw attention to today's student and semi-pro drummers and hoping to encourage more boys and girls to drum by featuring some of these outstanding young musicians in its marketing and promotions.
As access to YouTube, dvds, digital magazines and online lessons has exploded in the past decade, it's no wonder that the playing level of young drummers all over the world has also seen a significant and noticeable rise.
One of the most impressive of these exceptional young players is fourteen-year-old Jagger Krusen of the Los Angeles-based teen rock band Slater. Jagger's powerful, straight-ahead, rock n' roll drumming is reminiscent of Tre Cool (Green Day), Travis Barker (Blink 182), Taylor Hawkins (Foo Fighters) and Ilan Rubin (Paramore), although the youngster definitely adds a touch of his own flavor to the mix. Watch for Jagger and his band at selected shows on the 2013 Vans Warped Tour.
Joining Jagger as part of the CRX Exceptionals project are Cris Arteaga (15) of Night Talks, Maxx Morando (14) of Across Coves, Marlhy Murphy (10) of Pretty Little Demons and Cameron James (10) of Under Rage. These upcoming drummers use a variety of CRX Classic Rock and Xtreme series cymbals in their practice sessions, rehearsals and performances.