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Visit Will Gretsch at the 2022 NAMM Show!

Visit Will Gretsch at the 2022 NAMM Show!

As long as there has been a NAMM Show (100+ years!) the 139-year-old Gretsch Company has had family members in attendance to show their support of the music industry and music education programs, and to show their wares. The 2022 NAMM Show, taking place from June 3 to...

9th Annual Gretsch Presents Georgia On My Mind

9th Annual Gretsch Presents Georgia On My Mind

The 9th Annual Gretsch Presents Georgia on My Mind benefit concert hosted by Brent Cobb and Amy Ray returns to Ryman Auditorium on Tuesday, May 10. Proceeds benefit the Georgia Music Foundation and its Georgia Music Grants, which fund music programs at schools,...

An Interview with Jessica Kaczmarek: Multi-Talented Gretsch Shredder

An Interview with Jessica Kaczmarek: Multi-Talented Gretsch Shredder

“I’d describe myself as an eclectic girl with attitude and panache. Don’t try to stick me in one box, I don’t fit there. I love experimenting with different sounds and genres and mixing them all together like a fine Molotov cocktail. Boom!” That pretty much sums up...

A Sound Like No Other

A Sound Like No Other

An excerpt from Georgia Southern Magazine, Summer 2021 issue: Historic Gift and Partnership Establishes the Fred and Dinah Gretsch School of Music at Georgia Southern If you’ve listened to music in the last 138 years, there’s a good chance you’ve heard “that great...

The Fred Thread: Four Gretsch Presidents Named…Fred (Fred #2)

The Fred Thread: Four Gretsch Presidents Named…Fred (Fred #2)

Fred Gretsch, Sr. – The Visionary, Teenage CEO. The oldest child of Friedrich and Rosa Gretsch (and the first to be officially named Fred). Born on February 10, 1880, the oldest child of Friedrich and Rosa Gretsch (and the first to be officially named Frederick) was...

Ten Things You May Not Know About Slim Jim Phantom

Ten Things You May Not Know About Slim Jim Phantom

Slim Jim Phantom is Rockabilly Royalty. Born not too far from the Gretsch factory in Brooklyn and raised in Massapequa, New York, Phantom grew up immersed in music, especially his parents’ jazz records which featured many legendary Gretsch drummers. “I was a jazz...