Gretsch Guitars - "That Great Gretsch Sound!"

Gretsch Guitars

Without a doubt, Gretsch Guitars dominated the music eras of the '50s and '60s having been played by music greats like Eddie Cochrane, The Who, Jimmy Page, and many others. Now they are stronger than ever, touting an impressive artist roster that takes Gretsch Guitars to stadiums and arenas across the globe.

Started back in the 1880s by the German immigrant Friedrich Gretsch, Friedrich Gretsch used his talent for manufacturing everything from drums to tambourines to pave the road to international notoriety. After a brief stint with the Baldwin Piano Company, Gretsch Guitars was once again helmed by the Gretsch family in 1989, but now by Fred W. Gretsch - Friedrich Gretsch's great-great-grandson.

Gretsch Guitars were what many of today’s top axe men dreamed about owning growing up, so it comes as no surprise that Gretsch Guitars became the signature instrument for literally hundreds of guitar players around the world, including Stephen Stills and Bono. Today it continues to be used for its unmistakable warm tone, vintage vibe, and powerhouse gain.

For ordering questions, give us a call at: 800.847.8776. The experts at Russo will help you find the axe perfect for your playing style and price range.

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For over 50 years Russo has been a cornerstone of the music scene in New Jersey. Stocking only the best legacy musical instrument brands including Gibson Guitars, Fender Guitars, Mesa Boogie Amplifiers, Orange Amplifiers, Martin Guitars, Gretsch Drums, Dw Drums, Ludwig Drums and Bosphorus cymbals to name a few.

Russo has dedicated itself to be the premier music instrument dealer in Ocean County, Monmouth County and Mercer County. With 2 locations in Asbury Park, NJ and Hamilton, NJ (located right outside of Trenton, NJ) we are only a short ride away.