Guitar World Explores the New Roots Collection Acoustics at NAMM 2017

Guitar World magazine caught up with Gretsch Product Manager Adam Bowden-Smith during the 2017 NAMM Show to check out the all-new Roots Collection acoustic guitars, comprised by  the G9511 Style 1 Single-0 “Parlor,” the G9521 Style 2 Triple-0 “Auditorium” and the G9531 Style 3 “Grand Concert.” In the clip below, Bowden-Smith highlights the exquisite design,

5 New Amazing Gretsch Acoustic Models

When it comes to Gretsch acoustic instruments, it's all about providing premium sound and show-stopping style. That's certainly the case with these 5 new amazing Gretsch acoustics for 2017: G5021WPE Rancher™ Penguin™ Parlor Acoustic/Electric Surely one of the most fabulous Gretsch birds ever to take flight, the G5021WPE Rancher™ Penguin™ Parlor Acoustic/Electric delivers classic Penguin

6 New Gretsch Roots Instruments to Try

Our Gretsch Roots Collection has developed quite a following over the last few years, and we are so pleased to have a few more new models to this popular line. Here are 6 new Gretsch Roots instruments we recommend you try: G9241 Alligator™ Biscuit Round-Neck Resonator Guitar with Fishman® Nashville Pickup (Chieftain Red or 2-Color

‘Shuckin the Corn’ by Todd Taylor and Mike Moody

Banjoman Todd Taylor sent us this clip of him and Mike Moody performing "Shuckin the Corn." Taylor is playing a Gretsch Roots G9420 Broadkaster "Supreme" Banjo.

GretschTech: Ukulele Tuning

The Gretsch Roots collection includes several ukulele models of varying sizes and styles. Given the resurgence of the instrument’s popularity in recent years, many who acquire a ukulele for the first time often find themselves wondering how to tune it. Of several ways to tune ukuleles, the most common standard tuning is gCEA.

Performer Magazine Reviews Gretsch G9311 New Yorker Supreme A/E Mandolin

Performer magazine has posted an online review of the Gretsch G9311 New Yorker Supreme A/E Mandolin, calling it a "stunner." "The New Yorker Supreme sports a classy sunburst matte finish (what Gretsch calls 'antique semi-gloss') and a user-friendly Fishman M300 'Nashville' piezo-ceramic pickup," notes reviewer Benjamin Ricci. "Purists, fear not! The pickup is remarkably clear

GretschTech: Reentrant Tuning

Most ukuleles and five-string banjos, including many of those found in the Gretsch Roots Collection, use a form of tuning called reentrant tuning. Fair bet that you’re unfamiliar with the term, but you’re probably familiar with the concept if you play those instruments. On a stringed instrument with reentrant tuning, the strings are

Risa Binder Featured on CBS This Morning: Saturday

Singer/songwriter Risa Binder was featured on CBS This Morning: Saturday to perform a few songs off her critically-acclaimed debut album Paper Heart, which was recorded in Nashville. Binder, who was recently nominated for a 2013 Daytime Emmy Award for Best Original Song for a Drama Series with her co-writing credit for "Just Like That" on General

Honeyhoney Perform “Sugarcane”

Nashville based duo Honeyhoney recently performed "Sugarcane" off 2010's First Rodeo. For the performance, Suzanne Santo is using a Gretsch G9410 Broadkaster® "Deluxe" 5-String Resonator Banjo. Watch below.

Brett Dennen Performs New Song

Northern California folk-pop singer/songwriter Brett Dennen performs new song "You And I" on a Gretsch Roots Collection G9121 Tenor Cutaway Ukulele.