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Rich Russo


About the Artist

Rich is currently performing with Andrew W.K. He has also performed with Mike Pachelli, Sean Chambers and Hubert Sumlin. Rich has been influenced by many artists including Steve Smith, Billy Cobham, Buddy Rich, Dom Famularo, Steve Gadd, Dave Weckl, Neal Peart, Peter Criss and John Bonham.

We asked... Why Gretsch?

His first drumset ever purchased was a Gretsch kit. He began playing Gretsch 22 years ago and still plays them today because of that great Gretsch sound and reliability.


Always practice four limb coordination. Work with a metronome. Practice to become affluent in all musical styles.

Gretsch Marquee Series

New from Gretsch® Drums, the Marquee series delivers explosive, open tones, professional features and rock solid performance at an accessible price. Marquee shells combine 7-ply North American maple with a slight softer maple species that are cut with classic Gretsch 30-degree bearing edges and fit with 2.3mm triple flanged hoops.

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Gold Series Snares

Gold Series drums use high-grade materials consisting of boutique-level craftsmanship and appointments.

The New Gold Series snares are designed for the discerning player that is looking to add a new, unique sound to their drum kit. View the entire Gold Series listing to learn more.

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