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SONNY IGOE

Sonny Igoe won a Gene Krupa drum­ming con­test at age 16 and went on to play with Benny Good­man, Woody Her­man’s Herd and Char­lie Ven­tura

THAT GREAT GRETSCH SOUND

Syn­ony­mous with the rise of jazz, the Friedrich ‘Fred’ Gretsch man­u­fac­tur­ing com­pany be­gan life in Brook­lyn, New York, in 1883

SIX PLY DRUMS

Gretsch changed from three-ply to six-ply shells dur­ing the 1950s. They were made to Gretsch’s unique spec­i­fi­ca­tions by Jasper, an of­fice fur­ni­ture com­pany

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