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Remembering the "Quiet Beatle"

Remembering George Harrison Ten years ago today, the world lost George Harrison–the Beatles’ “quiet” lead guitarist and spiritual explorer who added both rock ‘n’ roll flash and a touch of the mystic to the band’s timeless magic. Harrison died on...

Legendary Guitarist Paul Yandell Passes Away

From the GretschGuitars.com website: Legendary guitarist Paul Yandell, known for his longtime rhythm role alongside Chet Atkins, passed away Monday morning in Hendersonville, Tenn., following a lengthy battle with cancer. Yandell was Atkins’ right-hand man for over 25...

Gretsch Previews New Brooklyn Series at PASIC

At this year’s Percussive Arts Society International Convention (PASIC), Gretsch Drums provided a sneak peak of the new Gretsch Brooklyn Series drums.  Pictured below in Cream Oyster, this USA-made kit made a huge splash with show attendees. The Brooklyn Series...

Spotlight: Gretsch Renegade & Energy Drums

New for 2011:  Two exciting new drum set packages designed for those just beginning their drumming adventures. Gretsch Renegade A complete drum set package designed specifically for the entry-level drummer and packed with value. Toms have “quick” sizes, which provide...

Gretsch Participates in Elmhurst College Homecoming

The Elmhurst College campus was bustling with activity as Homecoming 2011 took place from October 14 through 16. Included in the well-organized, nostalgia-evoking weekend were receptions and dinners, theater and musical performances, tours, a football game, and much...