Premier Guitar stopped by the Gretsch booth at the 2016 NAMM Show to get a glimpse of the new Streamliner, Golden Era and Players Editions Collections. Watch Gretsch’s Joe Carducci demo and discuss these new instruments below.
Gretsch Product Education Specialist Damon Chivers recently sat down with a representative from GAK Music to run through a Gretsch G136T Falcon in a limited-edition Crème de Marine finish. "It's a unique-sounding thing. The Gretsch guitars, nothing sounds like them," said Chivers. "The big hollow body, the Filter'trons and the Bigsby all affect the tone, and it's
Brian Baggett of Musician's Friend Private Reserve recently took a close look at a Gretsch G6136I Bono Irish Falcon, the U2 frontman's signature guitar. After switching between each of the pickups and playing a few tunes, Baggett came away with a positive review. "It's a great Gretsch guitar," he said. "I can see how [Bono]
Chris Haigh of Australian retailer Port Mac Guitars recently picked up a Gretsch G6120 Chet Atkins Hollowbody to showcase some of the classic tones this beautiful guitar can achieve. For the demo, Haigh plugged into a Fender Hot Rod Deluxe Combo, and you can check it out in full below.
Gretsch/Fender Product Education Specialist Damon Chivers recently hooked up with a representative from GAK Music in the U.K. to run through a G6128T Duo Jet with Bigsby and a G6128T-GH George Harrison signature Duo Jet. The demo was truly informative, as each guitar has its share of sonic differences, namely in the Filter'Tron pickups in the G6128T Duo
Chicago Music Exchange recently put a Gretsch G6112TCB-JR Center-Block through the paces. The two-tone Jaguar Tan and Copper Metallic beauty elicits great tone as the reviewer performs the Kinks' "Set Me Free" and Nico's "These Days." Watch the full demo below.
The folks at Chicago Music Exchange recently checked out an amazing 1955 Gretsch Duo Jet that was originally purchased by Ben Harper. To see and hear what this vintage guitar can do, watch the demo below.
Paul Riario of Guitar World recently got his hands on a Gretsch G6128T-1962 Duo Jet and gave it a very positive review. "This is just a gorgeous and elegant guitar," he noted. Riario went through all of the features of the classic solid-body guitar, and also played it to showcase the tone. "With just a
Brian Westfall of the Chicago Music Exchange recently put a Gretsch G6119-1962HT Chet Atkins Tennessee Rose through the paces in a pretty sweet demo. In the clip below, the classic guitar gets a workout with riffs from Johnny Rivers ("Secret Agent Man"), the Turtles ("So Happy Together") and, of course, the Beatles ("It Won't Be Long").
Joe Robinson, the 2008 winner of Australia's Got Talent, recently tested out a few new Gretsch Electromatic Center-Block guitars. In the clips below, watch Robinson demo the G5655T-CB Electromatic Center-Block guitar and the G5620T-CB Electromatic Center-Block guitar. Visit Robinson's official website for a list of tour dates.