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CAAS & Summer NAMM Heating Up Nashville

CAAS & Summer NAMM Heating Up Nashville

This year the Summer NAMM Show and the Chet Atkins Appreciation Society (CAAS) Convention take place simultaneously, making Nashville the place to be right now! Get your fill of what’s new and exciting in the music products industry as well as enjoy learning about a...
Great Gretsch Fun in the Great White North

Great Gretsch Fun in the Great White North

On Saturday, May 13, 2017, members of the The Gretsch Pages (GDP) and Gretsch-Talk online communities with support from Gretsch Guitars participated in the fifth annual Canadian Roundup–a gathering of Gretsch Guitar enthusiasts.  Along with live musical...

Young Thumbs Keep Chet Atkins’ Music and Legacy Alive

By Fred W. Gretsch There was a noticeable and refreshing youth movement at this year’s 32nd annual CAAS (Chet Atkins Appreciation Society) Convention held July 13-16 in Nashville. According to John Knowles CGP, there was one young performer at last year’s event, but...

Six Degrees of Separation–Gretsch Style!

Question: What does a nearly century-old guitar have to do with a college in the Chicago area, a country music artist from New York, and a classic building in Williamsburg? Answer: More than you might think. In a classic example of “six degrees of separation,” a Rex...

Darrel Higham: Rockabilly Brit

The recent Gretsch Day at Street Sounds in Brooklyn was made particularly special by the headlining appearance of rockabilly guitarist and singer Darrel Higham. While all of the other acts on the day’s roster were based in the New York City area, Darrel came all the...