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On the passing of D. J. Fontana

Celebrating a drumming pioneer…and his Gretsch connection. Along with the rest of the music world, everyone at Gretsch is saddened by the passing of Dominic Joseph “D.J.” Fontana this past... On the passing of D. J. Fontana

Chet and Paul: Playing Side-by-Side for 25 Years

Forty-three years ago, three of the finest fingerpickers–Chet Atkins, Jerry Reed, and Paul Yandell–participated in a friendly band member swap. Yandell, a guitar virtuoso and the... Chet and Paul: Playing Side-by-Side for 25 Years

Paul Bigsby: “Forgotten Hero” Remembered

June 7, 2018 marked the 50th anniversary of the passing of Paul Bigsby.  Although Paul has been gone these past 50 years, his legacy lives on through his many innovative ideas and designs that have... Paul Bigsby: “Forgotten Hero” Remembered