The set was owned by the late Art Blakey. This drum set was given by Art to his son, Art Blakey Jr., who was also a drummer. The set had been in the possession of Art Jr’s widow since his passing in 1988. The set was custom built by Gretsch for Art Blakey. It … Read More
Gretsch Original 50s Peacock Sparkle, 20,13,16 with 4×14 Max Roach RARE!! $8,995 The Gretsch 1950s Peacock Pearl finish is one the most rarest and most beautiful drum finishes ever made. It was only made for a short time. It is considered among collectors to be a “Holy Grail” item. This stunning original 20×14, 13×9 and … Read More
Gretsch 2015 USA Maple 8 Piece Shell Bank, 10″-26″, Like New. $4,500 This collection of Gretsch USA Maple in gold sparkle Nitron finish is in perfect condition. There are no flaws. 100% original. The photos depict the condition of the set very accurately. 1 owner set. I received them on trade for a vintage Gretsch … Read More
Elvin Jones’s Used Gretsch 1970s 6A Drum Sticks. Framed, Authenticated $395.00 This set of Elvin Jones’s Gretsch drumsticks were owned and used by Elvin Jones. Elvin played this model Gretsch 6A drumstick from the 1960s through 1976. Acquired directly from Elvin’s wife along with a large quantity of his drum gear. They are professionally mounted, … Read More
I had a great conversation with Matt Biancardi at Reverb.com earlier this month. We talked in great detail about the Elvin Jones drum collection and my extreme good fortune to have been able to acquire it. Acquiring this monumental collection and the relationships I’ve made with countless drummers as a result of it has been … Read More
GRETSCH, 1960s, NAME BAND, 5X14, TANGERINE SPARKLE Wood shell covered in tangerine sparkle. 8 lugs. Original top head. Model #4157. Serial #4006. Excellent condition. NUMBER #94 PRICE $895.00 More photos available. Serious offers considered. SINGLE CLICK PHOTO TO ENLARGE.
Elvin Jones’, Gretsch Custom 1970s Maple 5×14 Snare This Gretsch maple shell snare was owned and used during the 1970s by Elvin Jones. The drum was customized for Elvin at the Professional Percussion Shop in New York city in 1972. They removed the original Gretsch throw off, installed a new Camco throw off and snare … Read More