Unveiling the Enigma: The Reason Behind Drummers' French Grip on the Ride Cymbal

Drummers play with a French grip on the ride cymbal because it offers a different sound and feel. The French grip involves holding the drumstick with the palm facing down and the thumb resting on top, providing a lighter touch and more control. This grip allows drummers to produce the desired tone and articulation on the ride cymbal, enhancing their overall performance.