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GRETSCH® UNLEASHES ALL-NEW PLAYERS EDITION HOLLOW BODY GUITARS

Gretsch® today announced an update to their flagship electrics series  with the launch of all-new Players Edition Hollow Body guitars. Available in different styles across five distinct models—FalconTM, Country Gentleman®, Nashville®, Tennessee RoseTM and AnniversaryTM—the state-of-the-art guitars in the collection feature the authentic Gretsch® sound and style while incorporating cutting-edge features that are designed to instill complete confidence in the instrument.

The Players Edition Hollow Body line was crafted for both gigging players and studio recordists and contains modern features that still hold true to its vintage roots.  Each model pays homage to its vintage predecessor by preserving the sound and style of classic Gretsch while adding performance-centric features for the player craving a recognizable big-body sound.

On stage, they can be played for an entire set across a variety of genres—from worship and neo-soul to rock and roll, country and hard rock. In fact, many major recording artists have historically utilized variants of these electric guitars during their own sets. The Falcon model guitars can be heard in the dark sultry sounds of Orville Peck as well as the pop rock melodies of Tori Kelly while the Country Gentleman’s eclectic range can accommodate the fashion-art rock style of Palaye Royale’s guitarist, Sebastian Danzig. The Tennessee Rose’s ability to integrate into any musical mold, from country to alt rock, has been leveraged by singer songwriter Brandi Carlile and the Anniversary model has graced rock and roll stages by the likes of We the Kings and War on Drugs.

“These new Players Edition Hollow Bodies represent the pinnacle of Gretsch performance and give players full control over a powerful sound that lasts every song, every night,” said Jason Barnes, VP Category Management-Gretsch. “With incredible features like our all-new FT67 Filter’Trons, these guitars drive a robust and vibrant voice with control sets that allow tone shaping possibilities and maximum versatility. These models are dedicated to Gretsch pros and enthusiasts seeking the best of the best.”

These guitars feature classic Gretsch tone and cutting-edge features for maximum power, comfort and versatility. At the intersection of innovation and tribute, these Players Edition features include best in class mechanics such as ML or Parallel bracing options for classic hollow body tones, all-new FT-67 Filter’TronTM pickups for a powerful body and open chime, rolled fingerboard edges, Luminlay® side markers, String-thru Bigsby® vibrato for uncompromising stability and much more.

For technical mechanics, additional information on new Gretsch products and to find a retail partner near you, visit www.gretschguitars.com. Join the conversation on Twitter by following @GretschUSA and on Instagram by following @OfficialGretsch.   

G6136TG Players Edition Falcon™ Hollow Body with String-Thru Bigsby® and Gold Hardware ($3,599.99 USD, £3,509.00, €3,889.00, $6,199 AUD, ¥ 528,000 JPY). Boasting powerful sound and stage-ready tonal flexibility, this Falcon presents total sophistication — from the Midnight Sapphire or White gloss urethane finish to the gold Grover® Imperial™ locking tuning machines and gold jeweled G-arrow control knobs, to the gold sparkle bound neck, body and F-holes, to the striking pearloid Neo-Classic™ thumbnail inlays and gold vintage thick plexi pickguard with Gretsch and Falcon logos. This model features “ML” bracing, a comfortable 2.5”-deep maple body and set “U”-shaped maple neck with 25.5” scale length.

G6136TG-LH Players Edition Falcon™ Hollow Body with String-Thru Bigsby® and Gold Hardware ($3,899.99 USD, £3,629.00, €4,029.00, $6,699 AUD, ¥ 572,000 JPY). A bold visual and sonic statement, the left-handed G6136TG-LH Players Edition Falcon Hollow Body with String-Thru Bigsby® and Gold Hardware comes in a White gloss urethane finish. This model features “ML” bracing, Grover® Imperial™ locking tuning machines, comfortable 2.5”-deep maple body and set “U”-shaped maple neck with 25.5” scale length.

G6122TG Players Edition Country Gentleman® Hollow Body with String-Thru Bigsby® and Gold Hardware ($3,099.99 USD, £2,809.00, €3,119.00, $5,299 AUD, ¥ 462,000 JPY) A lively playing partner, this Country Gent presents sterling sophistication — from the Walnut Stain gloss urethane finish to the gold Grover® Imperial™ locking tuning machines and gold G-arrow control knobs to the striking pearloid Neo-Classic™ thumbnail inlays and gold vintage pickguard with Gretsch® logo. Parallel bracing delivers resonant hollow body sound from the comfortable 2”-deep maple body. The Electrotone-body style revisits a vintage design from the 1960s, and its shallow depth, simulated f-holes and sealed top provide additional feedback control and low-end thump.

G6120TG Players Edition Nashville® Hollow Body with String-Thru Bigsby® and Gold Hardware ($2,599.99 USD, £2,749.00, €3,049.00, $4,599 AUD, ¥ 407,000 JPY) This Nashville is ready to bring Music City style to the stage — from the Azure Metallic or Orange Stain gloss urethane finish to the gold Gotoh® locking tuning machines and gold G-arrow control knobs to the white bound neck, body and F-holes, striking pearloid Neo-Classic™ thumbnail inlays and gold plexi pickguard with black Gretsch logo and Nashville post sign. It has a 16”-wide, 2.5”-deep maple body with ML bracing design and a set “U”-shaped maple neck with 24.6” scale length.

G6120TG-LH Players Edition Nashville® Hollow Body with String-Thru Bigsby® and Gold Hardware ($2,899.99 USD, £2,989.00, €3,319.00, $5,099 AUD, ¥ 462,000 JPY) This left-handed model shares the same features as its righty counterpart and comes in an Orange Stain gloss urethane finish.

G6120TG-DS Players Edition Nashville® Hollow Body DS with String-Thru Bigsby® and Gold Hardware ($2,699.99 USD, £2,839.00, €3,149.00, $4,799 AUD, ¥ 412,500 JPY) The only DS model in the Edition, the G6120TG has two DynaSonic™ pickups, producing bright, shimmering highs and a defined, rich bass for distinct tone that cuts through the mix. Available in Roundup Orange, this model also features “ML” bracing, a comfortable 2.5”-deep maple body and set “U”-shaped maple neck with 24.6” scale length.

G6119T-ET Players Edition Tennessee Rose™ Electrotone Hollow Body with String-Thru Bigsby® ($2,699.99 USD, £2,379.00, €2,639.00, $3,999 AUD, ¥ 385,000 JPY) If players want to make their performance bloom with unmistakable Gretsch® style, this Tennessee Rose is ready to roll — from the Deep Cherry Stain urethane finish to the nickel Gotoh® locking tuning machines and nickel G-arrow control knobs to the whitebound neck, body and F-holes, striking pearloid Neo-Classic™ thumbnail inlays and silver plexi pickguard with black Grestch® logo. Features include a 16”-wide, 2”-deep maple body with parallel bracing and a set “U”-shaped maple neck with 24.6” scale length. This Electrotone-body style revisits a vintage design from the 1960s, and its shallow depth, simulated f-holes and sealed top provide additional feedback control and low-end thump.

G6118T Players Edition Anniversary™ Hollow Body with String-Thru Bigsby®  ($2,299.99 USD, £2,379.00, €2,639.00, $3,999 AUD, ¥ 385,000 JPY) — A finely tuned modern music machine, this guitar features the vintage Anniversary appointments Gretsch fans desire — from its two-tone finishes (Copper Metallic/Sahara Metallic with silver pickguard or Vintage White/Walnut Stain with a tortoise pickguard) to nickel hardware including Gotoh® locking tuning machines and G-arrow control knobs to the white bound body and F-holes and striking pearloid Neo-Classic™ thumbnail inlays. Featuring a 16”-wide, 2.5”-deep maple body with ML bracing and a set maple “U”-shaped neck with 24.6” scale length and pearloid side markers.