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Gretsch Drums History

The History Of Gretsch Drums

Gretsch Factory 104 South Fourth Street, Brooklyn. NY-In the Early Years

The Gretsch Company was responsible for many groundbreaking drum manufacturing techniques and technical innovations that have become the standard of modern-day drums. Just consider what drums would
be like today without:

  • The multi-ply drum shell
  • Lacquer (wood grain) finishes
  • Die-cast hoops
  • Smaller-sized bass drums
  • And of course the perfect sound

The soul of every Gretsch U.S.A drum, the six-ply Maple shell design has been around for the past five decades and is an exclusive feaure that will not be found on any other brand in the market today.

Rob Bourdon - Linkin Park (One of the many Great Gretsch Artist's)

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For Australian Gretsch Artist's click here