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On The Passing Of Remo Belli

The Gretsch family joins everyone in the drum and percussion industry in mourning the passing of Remo Belli on April 25. As a veteran of that industry myself, I had the pleasure of knowing Remo for many years on a personal and professional basis. My wife Dinah and I...

Gretsch Greatest Hits…and Hitters

The Creation of The Double-Bass Drumkit by Fred W. Gretsch Double-bass drumkits are pretty common these days, but that wasn’t always the case. In fact, the introduction of the double-bass kit was a pretty revolutionary step in the history of drumming. Ah, but who was...

Gretsch Greatest Hits . . . and Hitters

Chick Webb: The Little Giant by Fred W. Gretsch The inaugural article in this new series featured Tony Williams, who was indisputably one of the most innovative and influential drummers in jazz. This time, we’ll take a step further back and examine the career of Chick...