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Andertons Music Tours Gretsch Showcase at NAMM

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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.

Not only did they run through the offerings from the Gretsch’s Roots Collection, but they also checked out an Electromatic Pro Jet with Bigsby in a stunning Silver Sparkle finish.

Watch both clips below.

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GAK Music Demos a Gretsch G9500 Jim Dandy Flat Top

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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.

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GAK Music Demos the Gretsch G9200 Boxcar Round-Neck Resonator

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In a recent product demo, GAK Music in the U.K.  called the Gretsch G9200 Boxcar Round-Neck Resonator a “miracle of volume.”

“With its mahogany ‘long-body’ design and comfortable soft-’V’ neck, this faithful reissue of the 1930s classic sounds and plays like a million bucks,” they noted.

Check out the demo of the Roots Collection instrument below.

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Gretsch Exclusive: Rivals of the Peacemaker Perform ‘Let It Rain’

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When we caught up with Chicago folk rockers Rivals of the Peacemaker, they performed an excellent version of the track “Let It Rain,” which comes off their recent self-titled album. The Gretsch Roots uke and resonator, played by frontwoman Alex Watson help add to the rootsy feel of the track.

Watch the band in action below and click here for more information.

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Surfer Sally Fitzgibbons Discusses Gretsch Resonator in Sunday

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Sally Fitzgibbons is one of the top surfers in the world, but the Australian also has many other interests.

One of them is playing the guitar, as she recently revealed in the Sunday Telegraph Magazine.  In a feature titled “My Favourite Things,” Fitzgibbons talked about her Gretsch Roots Collection resonator, noting that, “This is the most recent addition to my guitar collection. I don’t travel with it, but I love playing when I’m back; it helps me relax.”

For more information, check out Fitzgibbons’ Facebook page here and read the full piece here.

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