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NAMM 2017: Gretsch G9521, G2655T, G6609

Gretsch G9521 Guitar
Gretsch G9521 Guitar
Gretsch have a number of new models lined up to be previewed at NAMM 2017, yet again indulge their fans with a bountiful selection of guitars. Gretsch have forever been synonymous with the most revered players throughout their history and have ascertained a similar 'classic' status to the likes of their most notorious advocates, including George Harrison, Chet Atkins and Eddie Cochrane.

The Gretsch G9521 Style 2 Triple-0 Auditorium Acoustic Guitar sports a solid spruce top, laminated mahogany body and tapered solid spruce bracing that contribute to its overall punchy dynamic tone and formidable sustain. With it's auditorium body style the guitar is ideally suited to the player who favours fingerstyle playing. Finished in a stylish Appalachia cloudburst, the G9521 is ideal for those who want to be the focal point of any live performance.

The G2655T Streamliner Centre Block Jr with a Bigsby is fitted with laminated maple body alongside a spruce centre block for added strength. The guitars double Broad Tron pickups help the guitar project a wide and varied output , with muscular lows, crystalline highs and mellow mids. It smaller body size is ideal for those guitarists who regularly play solid-body guitars but prefer the nuanced tones and deep resonance often projected by hollow bodies. With Dual Broad Tron Humbuckers the player can expect warm vintage tones and exceptional sustain ideally implemented within Jazz, Blues, Rock and much more.

Placed at the pricier end of the spectrum, the Gretsch G6609 Players Edition is crafted with a laminated maple body alongside its hollowed spruce centre, lending to the Gretsch's trademark warm and resonant sound. To further enhance the guitars projection and power to really cut through any mix, the G6609 is fitted with Full Tron pickups that offer a comprehensive spectrum of sonic emanation.

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By Josh Hummerston

Posted on 19 Jan 2017 15:40 to category : Instruments News

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