About Wuhan Silken Cymbals
Wuhan Silken Cymbals is a boutique cymbals making factory in Wuhan China. Founded by master cymbalsmith, Ken Cheng, Silken specializes in B20 cymbals designed for modern applications. The cymbals are forged, lathed and hammered using centuries-old techniques, but have a very contemporary feel, comparable to offerings from major manufacturers.
The entire Silken Cymbal line are quality crafted and have a brilliant finish, offering a bright, clean sound intended for rock and pop performance. They offer quality, durability, and affordability in their cymbals like none other. Whether you choose the beginner to intermediate level Silken B8 Cymbals (92% copper and 8% tin) or the advanced professional grade Silken Sebring B20 Series (80% copper and 20% tin), you are sure to find the right cymbals to fit your uncompromising style and budget.
The Wuhan Silken Cymbals are endorsed by composer/drummer Giovanni Dürst. Originally from Genoa, Italy, Giovanni Dürst is a composer, drummer and educator. Having pursued his career in music in the prestigious Berklee College of Music in Boston, he had the opportunity to study with teachers such as Dave Dicenso, Mike Mangini, Kim Plainfield, Sergio Bellotti and many others great drummers. On August, 2006, The Berklee College of Music has conferred upon Giovanni the degree of Bachelor of Music, major in Film Scoring.
Giovanni had constantly worked as session musician and composer with artists and bands such as Heavy metal band White Wizzard, Punk band Leiana, music compser Roman Kovalik, guitarist Francesco Artusato, music composer Greg Tripi, Film\TV producer Rod McCall and many more, and had toured intensively all over the U.S., Japan and Europe.