.backToTeamContainer { position:fixed; z-index:1; } .backToTeam { position:relative; color: white; text-decoration:none; padding-top:15px; padding-bottom:10px; left: 25px; z-index:1; } .backtoTeamTab { position:relative; width:130px; height:55px; left:-15px; border-radius:5px; background-color:rgba(50,50,50,0.8); z-index:1; } .backtoTeamTab:hover { background-color:rgb(50,50,50,1); }

Abdala Saghir

Pro Audio Specialist

Direct Line: (919) 375-2602

2 + 4 =

A Quick Q&A with Abdala

When did you first start playing music?

At 12 years old. Even before then, I was making guitar pickups from old Walkman headphones and opening up stereos to peek inside.

 

What gear is in your current rig? Or, What are you currently loving playing/recording with?

Snares:

1969 Ludwig Acrolite 14” x 5” 1960’s Camco Oaklawn 14” x 5”      

1990’s Pearl Free Floater Brass 14” x 6.5” Doc Sweeney Drums 14” x 6.5” Walnut 1970’s Ludwig Vistalite 14” x 6” Kick/Toms:

DSD 22”, 13”, 16” Walnut

70’s Restored Fibes 20”, 12”, 14” Maple

Cymbals:

Bosphorus Syncopation SW 13” (hats), 18”, 19”, 21” (ride) Zildjian A Custom 14” Mastersound (hats) ZildjianACustom 19”Crash

Zildjian A Custom 22” Ride

Pedals:

Pearl Eliminator with interchangeable cams Old Camco Standard

What’s on your wishlist (dream rig)? Ludwig Classic Maple Drum Set Ludwig 80’s Rocker Drum Set

 

Where are you from originally?

Colombia, South America. My parents are Lebanese.

 

What’s your favorite musical genre?

This is too hard to answer. I like stuff that grooves.

 

What’s a quirky or fun fact about you?

I never clean my cymbals. I like them dirty and dark sounding.

 

What’s on your “turntable” right now?

Black Oak Arkansas Ayron Jones

Corrosion of Conformity

 

What are your passions and hobbies outside of music?

Dog Training and Vintage Video Games

 

What’s your least favorite thing to practice?

I love to practice. What?