DRUMMING SINCE: 2005
BIGGEST INFLUENCE: Mike Portnoy, Devon Taylor, Clavin Rodgers, Matt Garstka, Chris Adler, Phil Wen
FAVOURITE ALBUM YOU PLAYED ON: Don’t Jump In Line – Miao Flow, and Wild – XiaoBingChih
FAVOURITE ALBUM YOU DIDN’T PLAY ON: Alive In South Africa – Israel & New Breed, Trap Jazz, Dream Again Live – James Fortune, Sacrament – Lamb Of God, The Joy of Motion – Animals as Leaders, Black Clouds & Silver Linings – Dream Theater
CAREER HIGHLIGHT: Performing with A-Mei and other top musicians in Taiwan, Clockenflap main stage, and performing with Karencici at Taipei Arena
FAVOURITE SABIAN CYMBAL: X-Treme Crash and Complex Crash
Samuel's Go-To Cymbals
18” HHX X-Treme Crash
18” HHX Complex Thin Crash
A combination of HH and HHX hammering results in one of the richest, punchiest crash cymbals SABIAN has ever produced. The Complex Thin Crashes offer plenty of versatility to easily cross musical styles.
22” HHX Omni
14” HHX Evolution Hats
10” AAX Aero Splash
10” AA Mini Holy China
17” HHX Complex O-Zone China
Another design to enhance our smash hit HHX Complex collection.
18” HHX Evolution O-Zone Crash
18” HHX Anthology High Bell
HHX Anthology is the pinnacle of essential HHX technologies, uniting traditional and contemporary sounds. These cymbals embody Jojo Mayer’s philosophy that it is the player who decides what the cymbals are.