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Old 12-08-2011, 05:00 PM
JohnW JohnW is offline
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Default Re: Tony Williams

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Originally Posted by 8Mile View Post
Heh, we're definitely on the same page on this :)

Yeah, I thought about how all those other jazz greats changed brands a long time ago. If anything, Tony probably stuck with Gretsch the longest. And I'd argue that his canary yellow set is the most iconic one they ever built.

I hope it's an oversight, too.
There's always a reason, it seems....

Here is their response this morning:
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Hi John,
GREAT point!! I am going to look into it! I feel the same way you do!
Regards,
Gretsch Drums


And 45 minutes later:

Hi John,
This is from the Gretsch product manager..

“We did have Tony Williams listed on our website as a Gretsch great (which he
undoubtedly is), but were asked to remove his reference by the Tony Williams
estate. We respectfully – though regrettably – cooperated.”

Regards,
Gretsch Drums

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-John
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