FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
Contact: John Stannard, President, Hammerax
Email: H@hammerax.com Phone: 727-442-5050
October 7, 2010 Clearwater FL
Omar Hakim Endorses Hammerax Hybrids
Hammerax has entered into an agreement where drumming icon Omar Hakim will endorse and play Hammerax Hybrid bronze hanging sculptural percussion instruments.
In addition to it’s cymbal division, Hammerax has a highly creative department where they craft US made hanging bronze instruments which are suspended from extremely strong and light cord. These instruments are connected to Maple frames and mounted on cymbal boom stands in a manner like chimes. The unique patented shapes, alloys and metallurgical techniques give these instruments a wildly beautiful sound. They are very durable and playable with drumsticks. “It will be a pleasure to be working with Omar in our Hybrid efforts. He brings a wealth of experience that few drummers in history can claim” said Hammerax President, John Stannard. Omar has already begun playing Boomywang, Culebra, Glass, Meanie, Lash, and other Hammerax hybrids.
Omar Hakim’s resume reads as a who’s who of musicians. He is one on the most sought after drummers in history. He has played with Miles Davis ,Weather Report , Carly Simon, Sting, Dire Straits, NBC’s Night Music, Anita Baker, Mariah Carey, Madonna, David Bowie, Aziza Mustafa Zadeh, Marcus Miller, Lee Ritenour and many more. Omar Joins a growing list of Hammerax hybrid endorsers including Dame Evelyn Glennie, Pat Mastelotto of King Crimson, Emil Richards, Walfredo Reyes Jr, Will Callhoun, Marco Giovino, Danny Gottlieb, and others.
All Hammerax products are 100% USA made.