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Gretsch Greatest Hits . . . and Hitters: Chick Webb

The inaugural article in this new series featured Tony Williams, who was indisputably one of the most innovative and influential drummers in jazz. This time, we’ll take a step further back and examine the career of Chick Webb, who the editors of Modern Drummer stated "set the standard for how a drummer should drive a band.”

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News From NAMM: A Report On What’s Changing And What’s Not

Shortly after the turn of the new year it was announced that the license to manufacture and distribute Gretsch drums had been acquired by Drum Workshop. Not surprisingly, this set off a storm of rumor and speculation about the future of the brand and of the drums themselves. In order to address the concerns of the drum community, a presentation for the music-industry press was held on Friday, January 23 at the NAMM Show.

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Nashville Expo Center, located on the Tennessee State Fairgrounds - See more at: http://www.nashvilledrumshow.com/location/#sthash.8qj8BXw9.dpuf
Nashville Expo Center, located on the Tennessee State Fairgrounds - See more at: http://www.nashvilledrumshow.com/location/#sthash.8qj8BXw9.dpuf

A TRIBUTE TO CHET ATKINS

In 2014 we celebrated of the 60th anniversary of the relationship between Chet Atkins and the Gretsch Company. Watch a special video and read "Celebrating 60 Years" by Fred Gretsch.

GRETSCH FAMILY GALLERY

During your next visit to the Country Music Hall of Fame® and Museum in Nashville, explore the Dinah and Fred Gretsch Family Gallery filled with touch screens, interactive displays, and some of the museum's most up-to-date artifacts.

GERMAN GUITAR HEROES:

Read Fred Gretsch's examination of an important part of history not properly being represented.

More Gretsch events HERE.

RECAP OF RECENT EVENTS:

Visit our RECAP page for details of other Gretsch events from 2015, 2014, and earlier.

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