Finger Cymbal Technique: Once a dancer has achieved proficiency with finger cymbals, they are empowering. They accentuate her dancing. They can also force a crowd to stop and listen.There are three ways to play zills. But which ever you choose, it must fit within the skeletal structure of the rhythm and the song.You can play zills to the rhythm. Remember to play variations and embellish it with flourishes or varying intensity.You can play them to the melody.You can play them to the dance.