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Danny Frankel

Gretsch Artist Since: 
Band or Affiliations: 
She & Him, Flying Karamazov Brothers Theater Troupe, Lou Reed, Robin Holcomb, K.D. Lang
Current Kit Setup: 

Black Catalina 12” tom,14” floor,20 kick ,5” snare


Paul Motian, Jim Gordon, Eddie Hoh, Jim Keltner, Phillip Wilson, Hal Blaine, Rick Anderson (D.C. drummer )

We asked...Why Gretsch?: 

"'That Great Gretsch sound'..! It’s true they really have this tuneful remarkable sound easy to tune. I loved reading that Charlie Persip said they sound like a mockingbird.. you can tune them different ways, less hassle in a studio, all my heroes played them."

Advice to Aspiring Musicians: 

"Embrace your references and then turn it around so you are creating your own painting. Set a goal, this will give you muscle while you are walking down your path. Manage yourself mentally, physically and your money. "