Posted: May 6, 2014
Acoustic Guitar magazine highlights the new Gretsch Roots Jim Dandy Flat Top guitar in its May issue.
The article first gives a brief rundown of some of the artists who have played Gretsch—from Brian Setzer to George Harrison to Neil Young to Stephen Stills— before diving into the Jim Dandy, which is modeled on the Gretsch Rex that was produced from the 1930s to the ’50s.
“The main difference between this and the original is that this one has an adjustable truss rod, and it has X-bracing so it actually sounds like a guitar,” said Mike Lewis, who developed the new Gretsch Roots Collection.
To read the full piece, pick up the May 2014 issue or sign up for a digital version here.
Posted: March 3, 2014
During the 2014 NAMM Show in Anaheim, Calif., earlier this year, Andertons Music stopped by the Gretsch Showcase to check out some of the new products.
Watch both clips below.
Posted: January 27, 2014
GAK Music recently demoed a Gretsch G9500 Jim Dandy Flat Top, which is part of the Roots Collection.
The acoustic guitar is faithful to the Gretsch “Rex” parlor guitars of the 1930s, ’40s and ’50s.
Watch what it can do in the video below.
Posted: January 24, 2014
Not to boast too much, but we think Gretsch guitars are pretty darn gorgeous. See some of the latest beauties in this quick video tour of the Gretsch Booth at the 2014 NAMM Show. Also, check out our photo gallery on Facebook featuring more Gretsch guitars and a few of our Gretsch artists.
Posted: January 13, 2014
Chicago Music Exchange recently brought in Chris Cannella from Gretsch headquarters to demo a G5620T-CB Electromatic Center-Block Single Cutaway w/Bigsby in Georgia Green.
Cannella uses both clean and dirty channels on the amp to showcase everything the guitar can do.
Watch the demo below.
Tags: Bigsby, Centerblock, Chicago Music Exchange, Chris Cannella, Demo, gretsch, Gretsch G5620T-CB Electromatic Center-Block Single Cutaway w/Bigsby
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