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Gretsch Greatest Hits…and Hitters

Mary McClanahan: Gretsch’s Female Pioneer by Fred Gretsch The November 1939 edition of Metronome magazine—which, at the time, was the bible of the music business—included seven percussion-related advertisements. Each ad featured a well-known performer promoting a...

Gretsch Greatest Hits…and Hitters

Stefanie Eulinberg:  Rockin’ With The Kid by Fred Gretsch Stefanie Eulinberg is a contradiction in terms. On the one hand, she’s petite (just five feet tall), bubbly, smart, outspoken, funny, and sassy. On the other hand, she’s the hard-hitting drummer for Twisted...
Gretsch Greatest Hits…and Hitters

Gretsch Greatest Hits…and Hitters

Elvin Jones: The Game Changer My most recent “Gretsch Greatest Hits…and Hitters” articles have focused on contemporary Gretsch drummers. This time, I want to delve a bit into musical history and talk about the man who single-handedly bridged the gap between hard bop...
Remembering Bill and Sylvia Gretsch

Remembering Bill and Sylvia Gretsch

A Tribute To A Remarkable Couple By Fred W. Gretsch My father, William “Bill” Gretsch, and mother, Sylvia, both played a major role not only in my life, but also in the legacy of the Gretsch Company. Gretsch has always been a family business. My great-grandfather,...