Gretsch artist Steve Ferrone was recently inducted into Guitar Center’s Rock Walk during their 25th annual Drum Off, which was held at Club Nokia in CA last month. His award was presented to him by Questlove. Steve’s extensive bio includes: Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers, Average White Band, Eric Clapton, Chaka Khan, and Duran Duran. Congratulations, Steve!... 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.