Gretsch teams up with Nigel Hendroff for a simplified but elegant signature Penguin guitar

Gretsch's new G6134TFM-NH Nigel Hendroff Signature Penguin guitar
(Image credit: Gretsch Guitars)

Back in June, Gretsch – along with a model based on Malcolm Young's triple-pickup "Beast" – introduced a new signature guitar for Nigel Hendroff, lead electric guitar player and musical director of the popular Hillsong Church.

Now, Gretsch has launched the good-lookin' model, which features an intriguing combination of vintage looks, a simplified control layout and powerful electronics. You can hear Hendroff take it for a spin below.

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Jackson Maxwell

Jackson is an Associate Editor at He’s been writing and editing stories about new gear, technique and guitar-driven music both old and new since 2014, and has also written extensively on the same topics for Guitar Player. Elsewhere, his album reviews and essays have appeared in Louder and Unrecorded. Though open to music of all kinds, his greatest love has always been indie, and everything that falls under its massive umbrella. To that end, you can find him on Twitter crowing about whatever great new guitar band you need to drop everything to hear right now.