Let’s talk flutes…By Katie Smith (work experience)

The flute is a delicate, standard orchestral instrument.  It is in treble clef or ‘G’ clef (as it’s sometimes called) and has a range from a middle C onward. If you purchase the right attachment, you can also reach the B…

Work Experience Rob Gretsch Blog!

Gretsch first began in 1883. founded by Friedrich Gretsch, the company began as a small shop located in New York. After passing away in 1895, the business was left to his son, Fred Gretsch. After creating a well known, high quality…

New String wall has just been fitted!

Exciting news for Music World this week. We’ve teamed up with D’addario strings (who arguably make the best string in the world) They have fitted a new string display in our Ipswich store…

Sam (work experience dude) talks Telecaster!

In 1950 the first telecaster was released under the name Broadcaster. At the time, Gretsch sold a line of drum kits named Broadkaster.  They threatened to sue Fender for the copyright of the name unless they immediately changed…

Jack’s (work experience dude) drumming tips!

 When starting out playing the drums choosing whether to buy a kit or not is a difficult task. A drum kit is a very loud instrument (if you hadn’t noticed!) and certain neighbours or family members…

Electric guitars-The Fender Stratocaster

In this blog series I will be looking at a variety of electrics, giving a brief history, the attributes of each particular type, the styles of music the guitar is particularly suited for and a few famous…

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