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Hi Hat

Hi Hat

1. Shock metal musical instrument of indefinite pitch idiophones family.

It was invented by Vic Burton and constructed by drummer Kaiser Marshall in the second half of the 20s. Hi Hat is not a separate tool and a special device fitted to the jig device, which is the top one above the other attached to a horizontal position plate (diameter35 cm), facing the inner sides together.

Hi Hat

The lower plate fixedly attached to a metal rod, tube passed through a length of70 cmand connected at the bottom of the pedal. When the pedal is pressed the top plate are falling, hitting on the bottom. Sounds like sounding cymbals in a brass band. Played on it with the pedal, which is set in motion with left foot, and stick on a snare drum or a whisk, equally striking with his left hand on the top plate.

There are three ways to play on the top plate: When the pedal is open, the half-open and closed. Hi Hat as usually used as accompanying instrument. The nature of the rhythmic pattern depends on the particular style, which is an ensemble or orchestra. Hi Hat introduction to the orchestra greatly increased performance possibilities drummer and had a great influence on the evolution of technology play percussion and rhythm section.

First introduced the C. orchestra percussion Chick Webb and Joe Joyce. It is widely used in large orchestras in the second half of the 30s. In modern jazz is used everywhere, performing basic rhythm-attack role. Sometimes on Ch perform solo and rhythmic episodes. It is the same as the high hat.

2.Dance of the Negro. Like the foxtrot, performed at a rapid pace. Characterized by acute syncope rhythm.

Name of the dance comes from the eponymous town in South Carolina (USA). The success of Charles-way update themselves room «Charlestone, ‘South Carolina», written in 1923 by Negro jazz James Pete Johnson and performed by dancers Cecil Max and Johnny Johnston in a revue.

In 1924 — 1927s and in the second half of the 50s Hi Hat enjoyed great popularity in America and Europe. His repertoire included traditional jazz musicians. Among the most famous, Charles Walter Donaldson «Yes, Sir, that’s My Baby».