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Lasting Legacy of Drummer And Educator Sam Ulano

Lasting Legacy of Drummer And Educator Sam Ulano

For those who may not know Sam, he was a fixture on the New York City drumming scene for more than sixty years. He was also quite a character, and it’s hardly surprising that “Sam the showman” would make his exit on New Year’s Day of 2014.  We lost a genuine drumming...
Webster-Designed Gretsch White Falcon Turns 65

Webster-Designed Gretsch White Falcon Turns 65

Gretsch Remembers Jimmie Webster, the Musician, Inventor, and Traveling Ambassador for Gretsch Guitars who, among many other important contributions, designed the Gretsch White Falcon. The Early Days. Jimmie Webster was born on August 11, 1908 in Van Wert, Ohio into a...
How The Beatles Forever Changed Gretsch

How The Beatles Forever Changed Gretsch

Fond memories of February 1964 and how The Beatles forever changed the Gretsch Company… I remember February 9, 1964, vividly. I was a teenager living in the New York City area and for weeks, all the great AM rock ‘n’ roll radio stations like WABC with Cousin...
Jimmie Webster: A Great Gretsch Ambassador

Jimmie Webster: A Great Gretsch Ambassador

Gretsch Celebrates the 110th Birthday of a Colorful Musician, Inventor, and Traveling Ambassador for Gretsch Guitars. Jimmie Webster was born on August 11, 1908 in Van Wert, Ohio into a very musical family. Both parents played as well as taught piano and his sister,...