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Gretsch Greatest Hits . . . And Hitters

Gretsch Greatest Hits . . . And Hitters

Charlie Watts: The Foundation by Fred Gretsch Virtually every serious music fan knows that great Gretsch drummer Charlie Watts has been the rhythmic foundation of the Rolling Stones for over fifty years. While not noted as a drumistic technician, Charlie is...

Gretsch: 130 Years and Four Generations . . .

An Excerpt From The Savannah Morning News: Gretsch: 130 years and four generations of strummin’ and drummin’ By Adam Van Brimmer The small forest of guitars is tucked into what Fred W. Gretsch calls his “studio.” To anybody who can play even a few chords,...

Music Icons Meet In Brooklyn

Charlie Watts and Fred Gretsch Celebrate Each Other’s Anniversaries This past December 8 saw a unique meeting between two icons of the music industry—both of whom were celebrating very special anniversaries. Legendary drummer Charlie Watts was performing at the...

Charlie Watts Will Boogie Down In New York This Weekend

New York City music fans, you’re in for a treat!  Great Gretsch drummer Charlie Watts is coming to town with the unique jazz instrumental group The ABC&D of Boogie Woogie. The band gets its moniker from the first-name initials of its members: pianists Axel...

Dinah & Fred Visit With The ABC&D of Boogie Woogie

Enjoying A New Venture For Drum Great Charlie Watts Virtually every serious music fan knows that great Gretsch drummer Charlie Watts has been the rhythmic foundation of the Rolling Stones for almost fifty years. But those fans may not know that while Charlie’s...