Premier Guitar's October issue features a two-page spread of the Gretsch G6128T George Harrison Signature Duo Jet guitar in all its splendor. The model, based on George Harrison’s 1957 Duo Jet, receives praise by the magazine, which says it's not only beautiful, but also comfortable to play. "The finish is blemish free and beautiful," said
The August edition of Premier Guitar magazine features the 1956 Gretsch Chet Atkins Hollow Body Model 6120, an iconic vintage beauty. Read the article here.
After recently gracing the cover of Guitar Player, Gretsch signature artist Brian Setzer got some more coverage from Premier Guitar in their May issue. The feature story covered his bluegrass and rockabilly roots, his new album Setzer Goes Instru-MENTAL! and his love/hate relationship with vintage Gretsch guitars. For instance, he dives into specifics about his
Premier Guitar catches up with Gretsch signature artist G. Love of Philadelphia's alt-rock/blues/hip-hop trio G. Love & Special Sauce for a rig rundown. Fast forward to the 7:28 mark to hear him simply gush over his Gretsch axes.
Premier Guitar recently took a look back at two great decades of Gretsch guitars — Jets, Electromatics, Ranchers and Chet Atkins’ models from the 1950s and ‘60s. Check out their online photo gallery here.
A 1959 Gretsch Chet Atkins 6120 Hollowbody is featured in Premier Guitar’s April issue as the “Guitar of the Month.” As PG notes, the 6120 has been the guitar of choice for several marquee guitarists including Eddie Cochran, Duane Eddy and Brian Setzer, whose main axe is serial number 33024. It was Setzer’s model that
Gretsch Senior Master Builder Stephen Sterns dives into the new Gretsch Custom Shop G6128T-GH George Harrison “Tribute” Duo Jet guitar in this video with Premier Guitar.
Over the last three years, Twisted Sister rhythm guitarist John French Segall commissioned Gretsch and a dozen other guitar makers to custom design a lineup of 25 exquisite “pinkburst” guitars, basses and amplifiers for the Pinkburst Project, which will benefit research into uveitis, a disease responsible for 10 percent of blindness in the United States. French’s 17-year-old
Rockabilly's Reverend Horton Heat recently caught up with Premier Guitar for a rig rundown. Watch below as the Gretsch signature artist gets into the details about his model.
In its October issue, Premier Guitar features a great article on Gretsch guitars. Both Fred Gretsch and Joe Carducci (Gretsch Product Specialist) take turns answering questions from Premier Guitar readers, such as this question from Joel Trumbach. "My fantasy guitar would be a Chet Atkins Country Gentleman, but I am a little perplexed with the tone-switching feature.