Gretsch Launches 9 New Guitars at Summer NAMM

Gretsch Launches 9 New Guitars at Summer NAMM

2nd Jul 2018

Sunshine and music festivals aren’t the only reason to be excited for summer. The warm weather also means the  summer NAMM show and brand new guitars!

Gretsch has just launched 9 new limited edition models sure to turn heads, bring back memories and steal the show. And if that isn’t exciting enough, you can pre-order any of these new Gretsch models today from Cream City Music.

G6131-MY Malcolm Young Signature Jet™

In honor of Malcolm Young, considered by many to be the greatest rhythm guitarist ever, Gretsch has just released the Malcolm Young Signature Jet. This new addition to the collection of Jet signature models pays homage to the AC/DC guitarist’s legendary instrument, nicknamed “The Beast.”

Gretsch designers spent the last 7 years designing this guitar - including extensive work with Malcolm - to give players a glimpse at what it feels like to rock with one the worlds greatest bands.

The G6131-MY Malcolm Young Signature Jet™ features the essential hallmarks of Malcolm Young’s famous guitar, including:

  • Aged natural maple finish
  • “DIY” pick up routes with simulated screw holes
  • Space-Control bridge with ebony base
  • High-output TV Jones Powertron bridge pickup

  • Pre-Order the G6131-MY Malcolm Young Signature Jet™

    G2420T-P90 Limited Edition Streamliner™ Hollow Body P90 with Bigsby®

    It’s hard to image a guitar that better demonstrates the vintage look and feel of a Gretsch Guitar than the G2420T-P90.

    The G2420T-P90 features:

  • A beautiful Midnight Wine Satin finish
  • Arched laminated maple construction
  • Unique-looking nickel hardware
  • 12”-radius rosewood fingerboard
  • 22 medium jumbo frets
  • Single-coil Dog Ear neck pickup for bright and robust tone
  • Broadtron neck pickup for deap humbucker purr

  • At the end of the day, the G2420T-P90 Limited Edition Streamliner™ Hollow Body P90 with Bigsby® is as “Gretsch” as they come.

    Pre order the G2420T-P90 Limited Edition Streamliner™ Hollow Body P90 with Bigsby®

    G2655TG-P90 Limited Edition Streamliner™ Center Block Jr. P90 with Bigsby® and Gold Hardware

    If you’re looking to turn heads and ears, the G2655TG-P90 in eye popping Rivera Blue Satin finish is for you!

    This guitar was designed to be the benchmark in three specific categories:

  • High gain-friendly performance
  • Easy playability
  • Spectacular style

  • The G2655TG-P90 hits this mark with the help of a single-coil P90 Soap Bar bridge pickup for a brighter tone than the traditional humbucker, without sacrificing depth in the midtones, and with the assistance of a Broadtron neck pickup for a full tone.

    Pre-order the G2655TG-P90 Limited Edition Streamliner™ Center Block Jr. P90 with Bigsby® and Gold Hardware

    G6136T-59 Limited Edition ’59 Falcon™ with Bigsby®

    A powerhouse of an instrument, the ‘59 Falcon is a retro recreation of the iconic guitars that are the foundation of Grestch products. This limited edition, gorgeous, Lake Placid Blue guitar features:

  • High resonant laminated maple top
  • 1959-style trestle bracing
  • Laminated maple back and sides
  • TV Jones Ray Butts Ful’Fidelity pickups

  • This retro instrument is a nod to the good ‘ol days of Grestch guitars and the kind of bold instrument that stands out in any collection.

    Pre-order the G6136T-59 Limited Edition ’59 Falcon™ with Bigsby®

    G6134T Limited Edition Penguin™ with Bigsby®

    Speaking of guitars that turn heads, there’s no guitar more likely to strain necks than the Limited Edition Penguin in Casino Gold finish. This slick instrument offers even more than meets the eye, featuring:

  • Silver sparkle binding
  • Chrome hardware
  • A unique banjo armrest
  • TV Jones TV Classic pickups

  • Pre-order the G6134T Limited Edition Penguin™ with Bigsby®

    G5655TG Limited Edition Electromatic® Center Block Jr. Single-Cut with Bigsby® and Gold Hardware

    The authentic Gretsch look and sound is unmistakable in the G5655TG.

    Crafted for bold looks and sounds, this limited edition guitar offers stageworthy style with a Snow Crest White finish gorgeous gold hardware.

    The G5655TG features:

  • 12”-radius laurel fingerboard for excellent playability
  • 22 medium jumbo frets
  • Dual Black Top Filter’Tron humbucking pickups for big, dynamic and clear tone with a signature Gretsch punch

  • Pre-order the G5655TG Limited Edition Electromatic® Center Block Jr. Single-Cut with Bigsby® and Gold Hardware

    G5021E Limited Edition Rancher™ Penguin™ Parlor

    As the only true acoustic-style guitar in this release, the Rancher Penguin Parlor holds its own with a gorgeous style and great sound for a parlor sized instrument.

    The G5021E features:

  • Casino Gold finish
  • Silver sparkle neck and body binding
  • Chrome hardware
  • Fishman Presys II pickup/preamp system

  • A great travel guitar with impressive sounds and gorgeous design, the Rancher Penguin Parlor is sure to turn heads on stage and sound great in studio.

    Pre-order the G5021E Limited Edition Rancher™ Penguin™ Parlor

    G6659TG Players Edition Broadkaster® Jr. Center Block with String-Thru Bigsby®

    This impressive players edition guitar is loaded with features that set it apart from many other Gretsch models including:

  • Two new U.S. made Full’Tron pickups that offer unbelievable range and great growl
  • A smaller than standard single-cutaway body for added comfort, focus and feedback resistance
  • Vintage White finish
  • Tortoise pickguard
  • Gold hardware

  • Pre-order the G6659TG Players Edition Broadkaster® Jr. Center Block with String-Thru Bigsby®

    G5420T Electromatic® Hollow Body Single-Cut with Bigsby®

    The G5420T finishes off this summers new Gretsch lineup with a bang!

    This guitar has plenty of features you won’t want to miss out on, including:

  • Candy Apple Red finish
  • Chrome hardware
  • Fully hollow body
  • Filter’Tron voice with an huge punch and bold presence
  • Dual Block Top Filter’Tron humbucking pickups
  • Upgraded controls
  • Smaller late ‘50s bound headstock

  • Pre-order the G5420T Electromatic® Hollow Body Single-Cut with Bigsby®

    Check out all the new arrivals at Cream City Music, or shop for your favorite Gretsch model.