Gretsch Drums' Catalina Club 4-piece drum kit is a cool throwback. Featuring punchy mahogany shells and retro drum sizes and finish, this classic kit gives you an open-sounding 14"-deep bass drum that's perfect for just about any style of music. The rack and floor toms serve up "period-correct" vibe, in a satisfyingly balanced blend with the kick and snare drum. These drums are finished in a gorgeous vintage-y finish, for a crisp, distinctive look that'll look stunning onstage. So if you're looking for value in a unique kit that looks, sounds, and plays great, you've found it: Gretsch Drums' Catalina Club 4-piece!
Gretsch Drums Catalina Club 4-piece Drum Kit at a Glance:
Mahogany shells give you excellent low-end punch
The drums of Gretsch's Catalina Club 4-piece Drum Kit sport mahogany shells, so here's a handy Music Experience refresher course on drum shell tonewoods: Of the "big three" - mahogany, maple, and birch, mahogany is the softest. Softer woods produce more bottom end, while the harder ones (birch, for example) emphasize higher-pitched tones. If you like lots of satisfying, organic low-end punch in your drum sound, the Catalina Club 4-piece Drum Kit is for you. It's a versatile kit, as well - perfect across a broad range of music styles.
Shallow bass drum depth heightens expressiveness and puts you in firmer control
The Gretsch Drums Catalina Club 4-piece Drum Kit includes a 14" x 18" bass drum. If you're accustomed to playing kick drums with a depth of 16", 18", or even 20", you've been moving a lot of air - some would say needlessly. If you're going for a punchy, contemporary kick sound, you'll find the 14" x 18" size relatively effortless to work with - particularly if you've got padding and a mic in there. The final ingredient in this sonic alchemy is the kick's mahogany shell - which gives you robust bottom end. With less air to move, you can be more fleet-footed and expressive with your kick drum. And expressiveness is what music's all about, right?
Be part of Gretsch's legacy in American music
The Catalina Club 4-piece Drum Kit is a proud part of Gretsch's legacy in American music. Everyone knows Gretsch electric guitars and drums, but did you know that got their start in 1883 as a banjo company? It wasn't long before Gretsch was making mandolins, ukuleles, and eventually flat-top guitars, contributing to the very roots of American music. So when you play a Gretsch instrument, you're playing more than a great axe, you're playing a piece of American music history.
Gretsch Drums Catalina Club 4-piece Drum Kit Features:
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