SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (Jan. 28, 2014) – Gretsch guitar’s popular Roots collection received prestigious recognition during the 2014 NAMM Show “Best In Show” panel on Sun., Jan. 26 at the Hilton Hotel in Anaheim, Calif.
Products earning recognition were selected by industry veterans Lee Anderton, president of Anderton’s Music in Guilford, England; Donovan Bankhead, vice president of Springfield Music in Springfield, Mo.; Gayle Beacock, co-owner of Beacock’s Music in Vancouver, Wash.; John Grabowski, senior director of merchandising for Sweetwater Sound in Fort Wayne, Ind.; Jeff Mozingo, president of Mozingo Music in St. Louis, Mo.; and Chris Tso, vice president of merchandising for Musician’s Friend in Westlake Village, Calif.
The G9100-L Soprano Long-Neck Ukulele, launched during the 2014 NAMM show, gives players all the space they need for higher-register playing with a 15” scale and a 16-fret concert-size mahogany neck. Other features include a mahogany top, back and sides; rosewood fingerboard and bridge; bone nut and saddle; geared tuning machines; Aquila® Nylagut™ strings; “open-pore” semi-gloss finish and a fitted gig bag.
The Roots Collection is a family of banjos, mandolins, resonator guitars, ukuleles and acoustic guitars that feature classically authentic Gretsch designs transporting players to a bygone era well before the company made its acclaimed 1950s entry into the electric guitar world.
For more information on the Gretsch Roots Collection and to find an authorized dealer, visit Gretsch.
Watch Geddy Lee's Bass Solo on Rush's "Time Machine" (VIDEO)
Ian Hill and Judas Priest Announce Tour in Support of 'Redeemer Souls'
Watch Gerald Veasley Perform "Forever" (VIDEO)
Ed Sheeran Announces One-Hour Television Special
Lollapalooza Livestream Lineup Announced
Lights Announces Co-Headlining US Tour with The Mowgli's
5 ways to play like Nick Rhodes of Duran Duran
Startup The One unveils light-up Smart Piano focused on learning, crowdfunding campaign
Native Instruments releases Lone Forest expansion for Maschine
Jeff Beck Stars in Roger Waters’ New “What God Wants, Part 1” Music Video
Led Zeppelin Premiere Early Version of “When the Levee Breaks”
Deep Purple Perform “Smoke on the Water” on the ‘Today’ Show | Video
Lamb of God Featured on the Cover of Next Issue of Revolver — Read an Excerpt from the Cover Story
Viral Video: Things Fangirls Say to Musicians
Pop Evil Premiere New Song, “In Disarray”
Guitar World's 11 Essential Thrash Metal Albums
Iwrestledabearonce Premiere "Green Eyes" Playthrough Video — Exclusive
Guitarist Lee Ritenour Discusses His New Album, ‘A Twist of Rit’
Copyright ©2015 by NewBay Media, LLC. All Rights Reserved. 28 East 28th Street, 12th floor, New York, NY 10016 T (212) 378-0400 F (212) 378-0470