What?! It’s that time of year again? I don’t know about you but I’m always looking for new ideas for gifts. If you have a guitar loving friend you need to give a gift to, or if you’re looking for some ideas for your own wish list, check out our gift guide.
This is a truly distinctive Falcon—a classic G6136T model dressed in a soft blue finish that we call Crème de Marine. Together with the gold appointments and classic style, it’s an elegant look as calm as quiet seas.
The gang over at Chicago Music Exchange (where I recently bought a Line 6 expression pedal for my M9) posted a demo video for a very rare 1955 Gretsch Duo Jet 6128 that was originally bought by Ben Harper.
These videos and audio files are bonus content related to the November 2014 issue of Guitar World. For the full range of interviews, features, tabs and more, pick up the new issue on newsstands now or at the Guitar World Online Store.
Gretsch has introduced the latest addition to its Center-Block Series, the Gretsch Professional Collection G6112TCB-JR Center-Block LTD 2-Tone guitar. It's a Nashville Junior model with a thinline body, chambered spruce center-block and gorgeous two-tone finish with a limited production Jaguar Tan top and Copper Metallic back and sides.
Gretsch has introduced several new products for the summer including the limited-edition G6137TCB Panther in Flagstaff Sunset, the limited release G9515 Jim Dandy Flat Top, G9202 Honey Dipper Special Round Neck and G9212 Honey Dipper Special Square Neck.
Following last year’s successful Christmas tour with his 18-piece orchestra, iconic guitarist, songwriter and three-time Grammy winner Brian Setzer entered the studio to get back to his rockabilly roots — with incredible results.
Guitar fans — and Gretsch fans in particular — might be interested in a new book from Schiffer Publishing, Ltd,: Edward Ball's Ball’s Manual of Gretsch Guitars: 1950s. The book, which was published last month, is essential for collectors and just as entertaining and informative for the general enthusiast.