whats a paragon?

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Post Tue Dec 05, 2006 1:15 pm

paragon? its some kind of rudiment. any ideas?
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Post Tue Dec 05, 2006 1:16 pm

hey, a paragon is a cymbal made by Sabian, their awsome looking and sounding cymbals too if u ask me :D
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Post Tue Dec 05, 2006 1:39 pm

Sabian Paragon cymbals are the signature line for Neil Peart, drummer for Rush.

The Sabian site is horrible, here's a MF link for more details.

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Post Fri Dec 08, 2006 1:29 pm

if you're think of a rudiment that sounds similar to paragon it might be the parradiddle, a sticking combination that looks like this: RLRR LRLL and any variety thereof
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Post Sat Dec 09, 2006 12:43 am

paragon also means "A model of perfection" and I think the cymbals sound great.
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Post Sat Dec 09, 2006 8:08 am

I have to admit that those Paragons are really nice cymbals. They sound good together.
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Post Wed Dec 13, 2006 11:48 am

I think paragon is another of Neil's euphanisms for "I'm really, really proud of myself." I'm sure they sound great but the name makes me want to slap someone. Kind of like the commercial where they say,"Don't call us a phone." How about if I call them a fag instead?
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Post Mon Jul 16, 2007 6:28 pm

a pro line of cymbals made especially 4 neil peart of rush by sabian of a custom metal alloy tht is avaible 2 the public as his replica copies
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Post Mon Jul 16, 2007 6:32 pm

There a cymbal by sabian that neil pert desinged really good cymbals but are a lot of $$$$$
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Post Mon Jul 16, 2007 8:48 pm

it's everything that they said but it also describes a circle that is geometrically perfect.
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Post Tue Jul 17, 2007 8:42 am

They are a lot like the old A Zildjians he used to use. So I say, why not just get some old A Zildjians for a LOT cheaper. Also, I had the opportunity to test the 14 inch hi hats on a gig, and they SUCKED ASS!
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Post Tue Jul 17, 2007 1:21 pm

cymbals by sabian for neil pert of Rush lot of money but they sound great
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Post Tue Jul 17, 2007 4:11 pm

drums made by the Peace drum company. they have their on "Peace Paragon series"
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Post Tue Jul 17, 2007 8:26 pm

Its also like a diamond...not sure any details. I dont know about a rudiment tho.
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Post Tue Jul 17, 2007 8:30 pm

SmellsLikeIan wrote:I think paragon is another of Neil's euphanisms for "I'm really, really proud of myself." I'm sure they sound great but the name makes me want to slap someone. Kind of like the commercial where they say,"Don't call us a phone." How about if I call them a fag instead?


It's funny 'cause it's true.

But yeah, if you're thinking of a rudiment, it's probably a paradiddle.