Brooklyn Walking Tour: Traveling Through Gretsch History Today
September 02, 2014
On July 30, 2014 I had a unique opportunity to take a step back into Gretsch Company history. As a matter of fact, I actually took several hundred steps, as I walked the streets of the Williamsburg section of Brooklyn where the company got its start. Along the way I visited several sites that mark the evolution of the company from its... Read More
Gretsch Offers Double Bass Drum for Energy Drum Series
January 01, 2012
Gretsch Drums is pleased to introduce the Energy Double Bass Drum (GE-E2828) to cater to the thriving double bass drum set market. The eight-piece double bass shell pack (2-18x22 bass drums, 7x8 tom, 8x10, 9x12, 12x14FT, 14x16FT, 5x14 8-lug snare) is part of Gretsch’s Energy Series, a feature-packed and high-quality option for the beginning drummer.
New for 2012, the initial offering of the Energy Double Bass Drum will consist of 120 kits that will be available in two wrapped finished: Grey Steel (GE-E2828-GST) and Jet Black (GE-E2828-BLK). The toms feature GTS mounts and “quick” sizes that allow for maximum tone, cutting attack, and thunderous low end. Single and double tom holders (mounted onto the bass drums) are included. The immense double bass Energy kit retains classic Gretsch features, including 30-degree bearing edges, 5 lug configuration for 8”, 10” and 12” toms and Gretsch style lugs.
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.