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® INTRODUCES RETRO-LUXE SNARE DRUM SERIES
January 24, 2013
Gretsch Drums is proud to introduce the Retro-Luxe line of snare drums. Featuring a 6 ½”x 14” maple shell with 16 lugs, each Retro-Luxe snare features classic Gretsch styling and appointments. Available in two-tone Pewter-and-Black or two-tone Pewter-and-White, Retro-Luxe drums have an embossed badge and metal banding around the center of the shell. Retro-Luxe snare drums are fitted with 2.3mm triple-flange hoops and 20-strand snare wires.
The Gretsch Retro-Luxe snare drums (MSRP: $385.99) have a 30-degree shell bearing edge and feature a gloss lacquer finish.
“Retro-Luxe snares bring a fresh look to the Gretsch lineup with a modern take on ‘retro’ design elements,” said Joe Mazza, Product Manager for Gretsch Snare Drums. “The maple shell, compatible color combinations and 16-lug configuration provide for a versatile snare that can be used in any setup.”
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.