For over 130 years, Gretsch has been making musical instruments with a focus on hand-crafted quality and, though its instruments span five generations, it hasn't lost sight of the good old days. From true acoustic to hybrid and even steel instruments, Gretsch's assortment of 6 string acoustic guitars is diverse. But, as different as their tones are, they each produce that signature Gretsch sound. The combination of this vintage flavor and their stunning design continues to set Gretsch's guitars apart and make them a real joy to play.
Gretsch guitars are designed with a bygone era in mind, both in terms of looks and auditory aesthetics, and can help add a timeless quality to your music. If you're on the lookout for an accessible, parlor-size guitar, the Gretsch Guitars Jim Dandy Flat Top Acoustic is sure to fit the bill. The 24-inch scale is comfortable for everyone, including students and younger players, and is fully lined and braced to achieve a pleasant, warm tone. The sunburst finish, white purfling and rosette only add to the classic feel.
If you're in the market for a hybrid instrument with a distinctive tone and look, the Gretsch Guitars G5022CE Rancher Jumbo Cutaway Acoustic-Electric won't disappoint. Since its introduction in the 1950's, the Rancher has retained its stunning looks and resonance while adopting some modern perks, most notably the onboard Fisherman® electronics with a convenient tuner and battery life indicator, as well as volume, treble, bass and phase controls. It produces an authentic, twangy tone that's easily amplifiable, making it great for lead parts.
A jazz lover looking for something truly special, however, will definitely want to check out the Gretsch Guitars G100CE Synchromatic Archtop Electric. With its classic 40's Synchromatic headstock shape and distinct jazzbox sound, this guitar excels in rockabilly, jazz and country numbers. The chromatic bridge and tailpiece ensure balanced string tension and excellent bass response, while the onboard electronics include volume and tone controls on the pickguard for easy access.
Since its beginnings, Gretsch has provided the tools for great artists such as Bo Diddley, Chuck Berry, Elvis Presley, George Harrison and Bono to perform and record their hits. And through it all, the company has remained true to its roots. Artists all around the world continue to enjoy the signature, Gretsch sound, and with one of their 6 string acoustic guitars, you can as well.