In January, 2011, Gretsch Drums went against the grain and conventional design when the company introduced the special edition Renown 57 drum set. The unique look, thanks to its classic car colors and the chevron logo, immediately became a hit throughout the world. Despite not being manufactured for some years, Gretsch still receives regular order requests for these much loved, limited edition kits.
Only available in 2021, this versatile Renown kit features the 7-ply maple shell, 30 degree bearing edges, 302 double flange hoops, silver sealer interiors and Low Profile GTS system. The new Renown 57 has silver oyster inlay hoops and traditional 14” depth bass drums with no mounts, the most frequent request made by Gretsch enthusiasts.
The Renown 57, Silver Oyster Pearl Nitron finish, is available in two configurations:
RN2-J483V-SOP: 14x18 Bass Drum, 8x12 Rack Tom, 14x14 Floor Tom
RN2-E425V-SOP: 14x22 Bass Drum, 8x10 & 8x12 Rack Toms, 16x16 Floor Tom, 6.5x14 Snare Drum
Continuing the tradition of ‘That Great Gretsch Sound’, the Limited Edition Renown 57 has an incredible open, harmonic tone that supplies the flexibility needed to meet the demands of the hardest working drummers.
For more information about Gretsch’s Classic Renown 57 Drum Kit, other Gretsch drums and artists please visit gretschdrums.com/