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 INTRODUCES INNOVATIVE CATALINA CLUB STREET SERIES
July 01, 2013
Gretsch Drums is proud to announce a new addition to the Catalina Club series of drum sets. The all-new Club Street kit is a flexible solution for the performing drummer that fits perfectly in the tightest of spaces, with new compact sizes including a 12”x 16” bass drum, 6”x 10” mounted tom, 11”x 13” floor tom and a 5”x 13” snare drum. The dual-shell bass drum design features an adjustable port that can be opened to varying degrees to alter the fundamental bass drum tone.
Every Club Street kit includes mahogany shells with a 30-degree bearing edge, 1.6 mm triple-flange hoops, a bass drum-mounted cymbal holder and a bass drum lift. The new Gretsch Catalina Club Street kit (MSRP: $929.99) is available now from Authorized Gretsch Drums Retailers.
“The new Club Street drum kit has a sound and footprint that work well in any performance setting,” said John Palmer, Director of Product for Gretsch Drums. “The adjustable bass drum allows players to fine-tune their bass tone in a way never before possible.”
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.