Tag archive for ‘Gretsch’
By theguitarmagazine.com On Wednesday, June 6th, 2018

The History of Gretsch Anniversary Models

As Gretsch Guitars celebrates its 135th anniversary in style, Dave Hunter charts the history of one of the company’s most famous electric date-markers – the Anniversary model. The price tag of the original More...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Monday, April 23rd, 2018

All About… Ray Butts

If Ray Butts was still around, he’d be the embodiment of boutique. Huw Price profiles a man ahead of his time… Ray Butts may not be a ‘name’ in every guitar household, but as an inventor and engineer More...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Friday, April 13th, 2018

Gretsch G6118T Players Edition Anniversary

Launched at last year’s Summer NAMM Show in Nashville, this Anniversary model combines Players Edition features with a stellar paint job. Huw Price finds much to celebrate… Since its introduction in 1958, More...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Thursday, February 8th, 2018

Gretsch G5435 Limited Edition Electromatic Pro Jet

Limited to just 250 pieces in Europe, will this affordable single-cut leave Chris Vinnicombe feelin’ blue? Although the Electromatics are no longer the most affordable Gretsch guitars – the sub-£400 Streamliners More...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Thursday, January 25th, 2018

NAMM 2018: Gretsch announces new Players Edition & Electromatic Jet models

Gretsch introduces new Players Edition and Electromatic® Jet™ models, as well as additional finishes for the G2220 Junior Jet™ Bass II. For 65 years the Gretsch Jet; has fuelled stages and studios More...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Thursday, January 25th, 2018

NAMM 2018: Gretsch celebrates 135th Anniversary with Limited Edition models

For well over a century the Gretsch sound has been recognized as big and powerful, loud and clear. In the early 1950s, Chet Atkins’ flawless finesse and Duane Eddy’s infamous twang jolted the airwaves More...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Friday, December 8th, 2017

Gear Of The Year 2017: Electric Guitars over £2,000

When the sky is the limit price-wise, you know you’re going to be dealing with some truly stunning and inspiring musical instruments – here’s our pick of the best of the best high-end electric guitars from More...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Thursday, October 19th, 2017

Classic Combinations: 1955 Gretsch Country Club & Electromatic Amp

This month’s treasures from Old Hat Guitars in Horncastle in Lincolnshire are a pair of Gretsch products from that most pivotal of years in popular music history, 1955. Resplendent in Cadillac Green, the 6196 More...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Tuesday, October 17th, 2017

Gretsch Custom Shop 1962 G6122 Country Gentleman Relic

Thanks to George Harrison, the G6122 Country Gentleman is the most iconic double-cutaway Gretsch, and here it’s recreated in true vintage style by Master Builder Stephen Stern and his Custom Shop team. Huw Price More...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Tuesday, August 29th, 2017

The Money Shot: Gretsch Custom Shop ’56 G6128 Duo Jet Relic

Every encounter that we’ve had with one of Stephen Stern’s Gretsch Custom Shop creations has been a truly breathtaking experience, and this instrument is no exception. Available from Guitar Village in Farnham, More...