Welcome to Cymbalistic, the cymbal-dealing arm of the CRUISE SHIP DRUMMER! blogging enterprise, bringing you the wonderful Cymbal & Gong brand cymbals, specially hand-picked by the site author, Todd Bishop.


Cymbal & Gong is a Portland, Oregon company which produces limited quantities of some of the world’s finest traditional hand-crafted cymbals, created by artisan cymbal smiths in Turkey, and beautifully patinated.

We encourage you to get on our mailing list to get updates about the latest cymbals as they come in, and to get updates on our travel plans.


10/22/19 NEWSNEW CYMBAL DAY VIDEO. We visited Cymbal & Gong HQ last week to select new cymbals for the site, and found several excellent Holy Grail jazz rides and crashes, and two Leon Collection flat rides. Individual cymbal videos coming soon!

SEATTLE CYMBAL MEET – We’re currently planning a meet in Seattle in November ’19, where players can meet up, play, and buy these fantastic cymbals. Get on our mailing list for updates!