Oxnard, California—Since its initial launch in 2001, Gretsch Catalina has received many high marks from students, educators, and performing drummers alike. Since inception, Catalina Maple and Club series drums continue to offer exceptional value to drummers of all skills levels. Next year, Gretsch Drums has announced the launch of several new colors and configurations, as well as a special edition kit that will be a welcome addition to the complete line of Full Range offerings.
The aforementioned Catalina Special Edition delivers on the sound, feel and look of Catalina with the addition of a 7-ply all birch shell. A 30-degree bearing edge, round “gas cap” bass drum mount plate, ultra low profile GTS mounting system, classic Gretsch t-wing screws and bolts all round out the Catalina SE look. A limited number of USA Custom-inspired Ebony Satin and Blue Silver Duco sets will be available in two different configurations.
- CS1-E625-ES Catalina SE 5-pc shell pack (22/10/12/16/14sn) in Ebony Satin- Retail $1,416.99
- CS1-E625-BSD Catalina SE 5-pc shell pack (22/10/12/16/14sn) in Blue Silver Duco- Retail $1,416.99
- CS1-E405-ES Catalina SE 5-pc shell pack (20/10/12/14/14sn) in Ebony Satin- Retail $1,333.99
- CS1-E405-BSD Catalina SE 5-pc shell pack (20/10/12/14/14sn) in Blue Silver Duco-Retail $1,333.99
At the same time, Catalina Maple will now be available in a 5-piece shell pack featuring a 22” BD, 10” & 12” RT’s, 16” FT and 14” SN. These sizes are tailored towards drummers who require optimal versatility. The CM1-E825 pack is compact enough for smaller stage settings, yet capable of delivering ample volume and projection. A stunning, new Black Stardust lacquer finish will also be added to the line.
CM1-E825-BS Catalina Maple 5-pc shell pack (22/10/12/16/14sn) in Black Stardust-Retail $1,416.99
Also available in all CM1 finishes. SS/DSCB/WG/DCB
Last but certainly not least; all six popular Catalina Club configurations are now available in a stunning Bronze Sparkle lacquer finish. Sizes and pricing as follows:
- CT1-J483-BS Catalina Club 3-pc shell pack (18/12/14) in Bronze Sparkle-Retail $999.99
- CT1-J484-BS Catalina Club 4-pc shell pack (20/12/14/) in Bronze Sparkle-Retail $1,083.99
- CT1-J403-BS Gretsch Catalina Club 4 Piece Drum Set (20/12/14/) in Bronze Sparkle $1,083.99
- CT1-J404-BS Catalina Club 4-pc shell pack (20/12/14/14sn) in Bronze Sparkle-Retail $1,249.99
- CT1- R443C-BS Catalina Club 4-pc shell pack (24/13/16) in Bronze Sparkle-Retail $1,333.99
- CT1-R444C-BS Catalina Club 4-pc shell pack (24/13/16/14sn) in Bronze Sparkle-Retail $1,499.99
- CT1-J403-BSF Catalina Club 3-pc shell pack (20/12/14) in Satin Blue Flame-Retail $1,083.99
- CT1-J404-BSF Catalina Club 4-pc shell (20/12/14/14sn) in Satin Blue Flame-Retail $1,249.99
Visit the Gretsch Full Range products (Catalina) on the Hal Leonard Booth #8910 Hall B at Winter NAMM.