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® DRUMS PRESENTS NEW TAYLOR HAWKINS SIGNATURE SERIES SNARE DRUM
July 01, 2013
Gretsch Drums is pleased to announce the release of a new signature snare drum, designed in collaboration with Foo Fighters drummer Taylor Hawkins. With a 6.5”x 14” black nickel-plated steel shell, the Taylor Hawkins snare drum features 10 lugs, an adjustable chrome-plated throw-off, 2.3 mm triple-flanged hoops, Remo® Coated Emperor X™ batter head and 20-strand snare wire. Each drum sports a special Taylor Hawkins signature badge complete with “The Hawk” symbol and Taylor’s signature.
The Gretsch Taylor Hawkins Signature Series snare drum (MSRP: $385.99) is available now from Authorized Gretsch Drums Retailers.
“Taylor wanted a drum that was built to high Gretsch standards but was also attainable by young drummers,” said Joe Mazza, Product Manager for Gretsch Drums. “The end result is a powerful snare drum with a versatile, unique voice.”
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.